Your furnace has a big job: providing heat in the wintertime, keeping you, your pipes, and your family from freezing. But furnaces aren’t perfect, and over time they can break down, stop working, or lose efficiency, which can cost you a pretty penny in energy expenditures. At Van Drunen Heating & Air Conditioning, we want to make sure that your family is kept comfortable during the coldest of months, and provide all of the furnace services you could need as such.
Not all furnaces are the same, and in the last decade, furnace technology has improved in order to provide more energy efficiency, which is great for both homeowners and the earth. Today, furnaces come in a variety of different types, and each type is accompanied by an efficiency rating. The Department of Energy explains the most common types on their website, described here:
The Department of Energy further explains that while older systems may only have an efficiency rating of around 56 to 70 percent, modern systems have the potential to be more than 98 percent energy efficient! Upgrading your system can save you hundreds of dollars in energy and repair costs over the years.
Our team is ready to provide you with all of the furnace services you need, no matter the brand, type, or age of furnace that you currently use. We provide:
At Van Drunen Heating & Air Conditioning, we know that you want to maintain comfort in your home while also finding a solution that fits within your budget. Our service technicians keep things simple, providing you with the exact services you need without ever giving you the ring-around. We guide you through all of your options, and then help you make the decision that makes the most sense for your needs and your checkbook.
Customer service is a top priority, and we believe that our relationship with our customers is a key part of why we have been able to stay in business in South Holland and surrounding areas of Illinois for over 50 years. We promise to provide you with superior services that you can trust – read some of the testimonials on our website to see what our customers are saying.
We are ready to help you. To learn more, please contact us today by phone or online to request a free quote. Write us a message via our website, or call our offices directly 708-339-6444.
Gas furnaces are the most popular heating option, known for providing consistent heat for Chicagoland homes and businesses. Gas furnaces create warm air which then circulates through the ductwork of a building, transferring heat into each room along the way.
The heat used to warm the air is created by burning natural gas, giving a gas furnace its name. A device called a heat exchanger is used to transfer the heat created by the combustion process to the air in the ducts. The heat exchanger generally consists of several curved metal tubes that are filled with the heated combustion gases, and the indoor air passes over these tubes. Thermal energy is transferred from the metal tubes to the air passing over them, warming the air without allowing it to contact the potentially harmful gases. The remaining combustion gases are transferred out of the system through a flue, a type of pipe that vents outside the building into the surrounding air.
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As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, we are taking additional steps to protect the health and safety of our customers and employees. All staff are following strict hygiene and cleaning procedures and following recommendations to limit the risk of exposure.
We are continuing to work at this time. Our crews at each job site consist of only a few team members, and so the risk of person-to-person transmission is low. We also understand that clients may have immediate repair needs and we are working hard to remain available.
However, because our services might require us to enter your home, we can reschedule or take extra precautions if someone in your home is ill or at high risk for transmission. If you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please contact our office as soon as possible to discuss options.