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Draft Inducer

A draft inducer is a component found in many heating systems, particularly in high-efficiency furnaces. Its primary function is to assist in the proper venting of combustion gases from the furnace to the outside atmosphere. Here’s how it works and why it’s important: Combustion Process: In a furnace, the combustion process generates hot gases as […]

What is an 80% gas furnace?

An 80% gas furnace refers to a type of heating system that operates at 80% Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE). AFUE is a measure of how efficiently a furnace converts the energy in its fuel (natural gas, in this case) into heat over the course of a heating season. The AFUE percentage represents the portion […]