The energy needed to heat your home can account for approximately 50% of your monthly utility bill. This is why it is so important to consider upgrading an older low or mid-efficiency furnace to maintain steady, comfortable temperatures throughout your home.
Gas furnaces are innovatively designed with efficiency and precise temperature control in mind. With single stage, two stage and modulating furnaces available, there is a furnace perfect for every home. If you are considering upgrading your furnace, a consideration should be a furnace with a high-efficiency rating of at least 95% and preferably Energy Star certified. An add-on communicating thermostat with advanced technology will also give ultimate comfort and greater efficiency of your unit for optimal performance year after year.
There are many well known brands to choose from, like Trane, Carrier and Amana. However, the most important thing is to ensure that all makes and models are installed to manufacturers’ and BC Safety Authority specifications. A BC Safety Authority Gas Permit is mandatory to ensure your installation is done to current safety codes for your peace of mind. Also, choose a well established contractor that stands behind their work, providing a 1 year warranty on labour.
Every home is different … different size layout, ductwork, insulation, windows, etc. All of these need to be considered when choosing the right furnace. Ask the professionals at Westisle Heating & Cooling for a free in-home consultation to determine the best furnace for the best price.
We were very pleased with all aspects of the work done – the initial inspection of the old system by Kyle, the replacing of our heat pump system and the changing of the return air duct in the living room. The work done by Millstone Sheet Metal Ltd. and by your technician Dustin was excellent. The limited height of our crawl space added to the difficulty of the task but they persevered and got the job done and left the area in a clean and tidy condition. Westisle technical and office staff continue to give us excellent service.
I appreciated how prompt Westisle was. They phoned quickly with a quote. They found exactly the same unit and the price was under what I had been expecting. They showed up the day promised and the work was done very satisfactorily. I would be happy to recommend them to others.
We also wanted to say how happy we are with everything you have done. Me and Dean were talking the other night and doing the whole,”ok, so who was the best contractor we had to deal with during this house build and who was the worst”. Well, we both agreed Westisle were the best contractor to deal with. Nothing was too much trouble. You guys were always there to help and you always managed to fit us in when we needed you to do something, even on short notice. We are so happy we used your services and would most definitely recommend you to anyone who asks. If you need us for references then we would be happy to do that too.
So a big thank you from both of us 🙂