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Is it Time to Replace Your Old Furnace?

Do you have an old, inefficient furnace that needs to be replaced? One that has been serviced multiple times, where parts are hard to find, and your energy bill continues to rise.

This is a great time to consider purchasing a new furnace. With this being a traditionally slower time for most HVAC contractors, new units can be installed quickly and at competitive prices.  Mecko’s is offering a free Remy Halo Air Purifier with the purchase and installation of a new furnace by April 30th.

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A new higher efficiency furnace will give you trouble free service for years.

What to Look for When Selecting a New Furnace

When choosing a forced air furnace it is important to consider your home’s size, where your furnace is located, heating costs, and energy efficiency. Taking the time to pick the right furnace ensures you will be provided comfortable heat for years to come, without wasting your money.

What Type of Furnace is Best?

There are gas, oil or electric powered forced-air furnaces available. Gas is the most popular because it is most readily available in most communities. It also tends to be the most economical and cleaner than oil.

It has been on average 30-50% cheaper to heat with natural gas than with oil. A gas furnace is also cheaper to purchase and install than an oil burning furnace.

While electric furnaces are cheaper to both purchase and install, they are not very efficient and cost a lot more to operate.

What Size Furnace Is Needed?

Installing a furnace of the right size is key to having enough heat in your house and not overspending. If your furnace is too small, it will obviously not heat your entire house properly. Too large and you’ll waste fuel and money on heat you don’t actually need.

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The higher the AFUE rating, the more fuel efficient the furnace.

To determine the proper furnace size, determine heat output for your size home. Make sure you consider factors like insulation, number of windows, and ceiling height, along with your home’s square footage. If you have any concerns, ask an HVAC contractor to come in and do an in-house evaluation.

Know Your Furnaces AFUE Rating

When evaluating furnaces, the higher the AFUE rating the higher its energy efficiency. This translates into lower monthly heating bills, but the more efficient units are also more expensive.

Depending on where you live and how cold your winters, the higher efficiency models may or may not be the most cost effective.  Your local HVAC contractor can help you decide which model is most appropriate.

High-end Filters Ensure Good Indoor Air Quality

Reme Halo Air purifier

Receive a REME HALO Air Purifier free with the purchase of a new furnace.

If someone in your family suffers from asthma, allergies or breathing related problems, fitting your furnace with an electrostatic air filter minimizes the amount of dust and other contaminants in the air.

You can also install a high-efficiency particulate-arresting (HEPA) filter in your furnace and it will filter out unwanted airborne contaminants.

Special Offer

Mecko’s Heating and Cooling will install a “free” whole house REME HALO® air purifier with the purchase and installation of a new Bryant furnace.  This air purifier reduces airborne particulates (dust, dander, pollen, mold spores) and kills up to 99% of bacteria, mold and viruses.  Offer ends April 30, 2021.

Even if no one in your household has respiratory issues, a whole house filter will ensure that your home has the best possible environment.

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Contact Info

  • 765-447-7555 phone
  • 765-448-2988 fax
  •  
  • P.O. Box 4982
  • Lafayette, IN
  • 47903