Furnace Articles

Is HVAC Preventative Maintenance Worth It?

September 15, 2022
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Want to know the best way to stop problems with your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system before they start? Create a preventative maintenance plan.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

February 8, 2022
What Does AFUE Mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Idaho home and how much fuel is wasted. 

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When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

January 18, 2022
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It’s easy to moan when you decide that a major appliance or home system needs replacing. After all, these are expensive investments and probably not your favorite way to spend your hard-earned money. Unfortunately, there’s often not a clear-cut message, short of an appliance completely breaking down, that definitively indicates it’s time to buy a new model.

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

November 18, 2021
Signs I need a new furnace

A furnace is a major investment for any Kuna homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership. 

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

February 17, 2021

At Ultimate Heating & Air, we want to help you achieve the highest comfort in your Boise home at an affordable price.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

November 17, 2020
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It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Eagle homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money.

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