When choosing a furnace or a heat pump in our area, there’s one important metric that usually drives the conversation—efficiency. With new SEER2 standards coming out for air conditioners and heat pumps, and with the rising costs of natural gas and electricity, the efficiency of a system is probably going to affect you more than anything else.
Purchasing a heating system is unique because it’s something that just isn’t a single purchase. A heater, just like a car, is going to cost you money throughout its lifespan to maintain and run. The more efficient your heating system in Hunterdon County, NJ is, the less you’ll have to pay over the next 10–15 years.
In order to make the most informed decision, we need to talk about efficiency ratings and the different methods we use to determine how efficient a heating system is.