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How To Get The Best Results From Your New Furnace

January 22, 2021

How To Get The Best Results From Your New Furnace


One thing we can all be sure of is that a Canadian winter is a harsh one. All you need is a short period of plummeting temperatures to make your heating and other utility bills skyrocket. Using your furnace efficiently can save you a bundle. Learn all about the installation, maintenance and repair of your furnace to make this winter a comfortable one.

Know the Efficiency of Your Furnace

Your gas furnace has its efficiency measured as its Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE). They are the measurements that compare the amount of heat furnaces create with how much fuel they require to run. The paperwork that came with your furnace should tell you its AFUE. An AFUE of more than eighty percent is recommended for the most savings on your energy bill. If it is 15 years old or older, it may be time to upgrade to a new furnace in the Greater Toronto Area.

Size Matters

Getting the best results from your furnace in the Greater Toronto Area has a lot to do with how it is operated and kept up. However, it also has to do with the size of the unit itself. For instance, you do not want a unit that is too small and is wasting energy trying to overcompensate. Similarly, you do not want one that is too big and uses far more energy than you need. Match the size of your furnace in the Greater Toronto Area to how much heat your home needs in any weather.

Maintain it Well

By regularly taking care of your furnace in the Greater Toronto Area, you can keep it running optimally. This will save you money on energy bills and also make your home more comfortable. Use these tips:

- Clean grime from filters.
- Make sure vents are clear.
- Clean blowers and vents.

Your furnace is essential for making your home comfortable during these frigid Canadian winters. Use these little tricks to keep it running smoothly and make it as efficient as possible. If you are in need of a new furnace or repairs on your existing furnace, A-Plus Heating and Cooling located in the Greater Toronto Area can assist you this season. Contact us today to schedule an appointment!

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Client Testimonials

  • First experience was on New Year's Day, 2020, when furnace stopped. Called A-Plus and they had a rep (Jack) out quickly. He did some troubleshooting. He wasn't giving BS. Gave me options on repairing or replacing. Non-biased, no pressure. I chose replace and it was done the next day. Good experience all around. Second experience was early March, 2021 when a harsh chemical smell emanating from the furnace room, and pushed through the HVAC venting, permeated the house. Very concerning. Was late night, called A-Plus, immediately answered and suggested some safety moves for the evening. Booked a visit for the morning. Jack again came and assessed the issue and advised where the smell came from (outside). Again, very professional, quick, no BS, good guy. Completely satisfied with the service after often being given the BS treatment from other service providers for the house. Would definitely recommend.

    Daniel Colombo
    a month ago
  • A Plus Quality Inc were absolutely AMAZING! I changed my furnace, AC, and humidifier. They were quick, efficient, professional and did an outstanding job. I definitely recommend them to everyone!

    Paul D
    in the last week
  • From the moment we called A Plus, until our heat was restored, the customer service was excellent! Polite and caring over the phone. Considerate and efficient technicians at the service end. Highly recommend.

    sue casey
    a week ago
  • A Plus Quality did a wonderful job installing our new Carrier heating system and ecobee smart thermostat. The technicians were courteous, professional and followed the health and safety protocols in regards to Covid-19. Thank you for a job well done!

    Patri A
    in the last week
  • what an amazing company, very friendly well experienced in the trade. they have lots of knowledge and the take all percostion of covid when coming into my house. they are also very clean and get the job done right. I will definitely be going to them again. I highly recommend for everyone to use a-plus quality.

    Gianluca Altobello
    a week ago

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FAQ

  • What is a mini-split?

    By definition, and simply put, a “Split System” is a heating and air conditioning system which has two main components, the indoor unit and outdoor unit. In short, the indoor unit absorbs heat energy in the cooling mode, and the outdoor unit rejects the very heat absorbed by the indoor unit. And the cycle is repeated until the set temperature is met. Although the indoor and outdoor units are located in physically different, hence “split” locations, they are connected and operate as, one system; continuously circulating refrigerant liquid and vapor by means of interconnecting, dehydrated copper refrigerant lines, commonly referred to as a “Line Set”.

  • Why should I maintain my Furnace or AC?

    An annual maintenance will extend the lifetime of your heating and cooling unit. The technician will diagnose and repair any problem with the unit before it fails, so you won't need to worry about any problems when the weather gets very hot in the summer or extremely cold in the winter.

  • Why is there ice building up on the copper pipes?

    There can be many reasons why the refrigerant pipes are freezing up but the most common issue is low refrigerant levels. If your AC unit has ice buildup turn off the unit for at least 4 hours and call us at 416-410-0337

  • Most common Boiler Issues

    - Boiler fails to ignite
    - Low pressure
    - Strange Noises
    - Boiler is not responding to the thermostat
    - Cold Radiators
    - Boiler leaking or dripping
    - Boiler cycling very fast
    - Available Hot water but No Heat

  • What is a heat pump?

    Heat pumps use electricity to move heat from a cool space to a warm space, making the cool space cooler and the warm space warmer. During the heating season, heat pumps move heat from the cool outdoors into your warm house and during the cooling season, heat pumps move heat from your cool house into the warm outdoors. Because they move heat rather than generate heat, heat pumps can provide equivalent space conditioning at as little as one quarter of the cost of operating conventional heating or cooling appliances.

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