When considering a furnace replacement, your natural inclination might be to think that bigger is better. When it’s cold outside, you probably want it to be warm inside, right now! And there is no doubt that oversizing a furnace will do just that. The problem here is, by oversizing a furnace, you may get instant heat, but you’ll also be putting unneeded wear and tear on the furnace itself, and that will lead to a shorter service life and a higher energy bill. Here’s why.
Oversizing a furnace may sound like a good idea at first, but when you know how a heating system works and what is expected of it, it isn’t a very good idea at all.
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