3 Things to Know Before Switching to Gas Ducted Heating Options


If you have been using space heaters, small portable room heaters, or window units to heat your home during the winter, then you may be considering another option. One of those options is to go with a gas ducted heating option. Most people know the basics about this heating option, such as it runs on gas instead of electric and it is a full home heating solution. But there are a few things you may not know that you should be aware of before you go with the gas ducted heating. Here are three of those key points you should know before moving forward.

Gas Ducted Components

One of the first key points you need to know about a gas ducted heating option are the components that make up the system. The first component is of course the heating system itself. You will also have the insulated duct work that will need to be installed if you don't have HVAC ducts already installed. You will also have the vents that will need to be installed in the individual rooms of the home. The final component of the gas ducted system is a thermostat. You will be able to choose the type of thermostat you want, including digital options that are basic or ones that can be set days in advance or through an app if you are away from home and you need to change the temperature of the home.

Gas Ducted Operation

You may know the basics about your gas ducted system. For example, you may know that if you have a combined gas heater and cooling system, that you will need to use the thermostat to choose hot or cold air and set the temperature. What you may not know is how the system itself works to create the hot air and deliver it to your home. With a gas ducted heating unit, your system will use the air that recycles from the rooms and into the system. It will pass that air over a device called the heating exchange. This will heat the air before it enters into the rooms of your home.

Installation Options

You will have certain options for the installation of the gas ducted heating system. One of the main options is how you want the duct work placed and what rooms will receive a vent for the hot air. You will also have a choice about where the thermostat will be placed and if you want more than one thermostat. These options may need to change slightly based on your home layout, but you will have full input during the installation process to achieve the results that work for you.

These are just three of the key points that you need to know about switching to gas ducted heating options. If you are ready to move forward with a gas ducted heating system, contact your local dealer for pricing and installation information. 


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