I suppose that our gas furnace is reaching the end of its lifespan. The heating method is nearly twenty years ancient plus starting to show its age. Although I’ve kept up with annual, professional maintenance, the furnace is simply wearing out. Every winter, I’m faced with several small repairs plus the cost hastily adds up. The furnace no longer puts out as much heated air, plus every winter, it’s necessary to raise the temperature control setting by several degrees. This causes the heating unit to run nearly non stop, eating up a tremendous amount of energy plus costing more plus more to operate. The method only achieved an 89% AFUE rating when it was brand new, plus it’s absolutely lost efficiency over the years. It is only a single period model, which means that the heating system either runs at maximum capacity or completely shuts off. Because it blasts heat until reaching the temperature control setting then quits, it creates honestly unpleasant temperature swings. This type of operation also causes troubles with overly dry air in the house. I’ve noticed that there’s a lot more dust floating around in the air plus settling on surfaces. I’m forced to dust, mop plus vacuum far more frequently, plus I blame the furnace. I worry about air quality plus safety risks. I’ve started researching brands plus models of heating systems available on the market, plus I’m shocked by how luxurious these systems are. However, newer models now achieve a 98% AFUE rating plus offer bendy speed technology, but these heating systems are able to adapt capacity anywhere between forty plus 1 hundred percent plus automatically adjust to provide only the necessary amount of heating. This allows the furnace to run at lower speeds for longer cycles, maximizing energy efficiency while maintaining a more even indoor temperature. Modern oil heating systems also include advanced air filtration plus safety features.