From snowboarding to snowmobiling, we love our winter sports here in Idaho. The crisp snow, clean air, and great outdoors add up to a perfect day.
Wintertime is also the perfect time to crank up the gas furnace and warm your bones for the next day’s adventure. When the time comes to schedule a tune-up and clean-up of your furnace, or maybe even replace your older model, you can count on Western Heating & Air Conditioning to get the job done right!
Our heating and cooling experts can recommend a furnace that is the right size for your Boise home based on your budget, lifestyle, and other related factors. Every home is unique in terms of age, insulation, layout, and building materials. Our team will help you select a furnace that adds the most value to your home while providing comfort to you and your loved ones.
For over 50 years, Western Heating & Air Conditioning has been a trusted source for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) service in Boise, Meridian, Eagle, and the entire Treasure Valley. We are a third-generation family-owned business with deep roots in the community.
We measure our success through our clients and their success stories when it comes to adding comfort to their lives!
When Should You Replace Your Gas Furnace?
At the 10-year mark with the same furnace, you will want to keep a close eye on your monthly utility bills to see if they are going up. You also want to track the number of repairs throughout the year.
Heating and cooling costs typically account for about 40 percent of your energy expenses, so if you see these expenses going up, your furnace is probably not running as efficiently and costing more to heat your entire Meridian home.
Is your home well insulated? Do you feel a draft every time you walk by a window or door? It always makes sense to take a whole-house approach to your HVAC needs. When you do need to replace your furnace, address these other issues to keep it running at peak efficiency.
We install, replace, repair, and maintain all makes and models of heating and cooling equipment. With more than five decades of experience and thousands of satisfied clients, you can be confident that you made the right choice with Western.
Gas Furnace Ratings
The AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) rating on your furnace indicates how much energy it converts. An energy-efficient furnace with an AFUE rating of 95 means it can convert 95 percent of the energy it consumes into heat.
The higher the AFUE rating, the more money you save on monthly utility bills. Energy-efficient furnaces are more environmentally friendly since they emit a lesser amount of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. If you want to reduce your Eagle home’s carbon footprint, this is a great place to start!
Keep in mind that maintaining your ductwork and sealing the windows and doors in your Boise home are key factors in energy-efficiency savings. If your home is poorly insulated, your furnace will struggle.
How Much Money Can a New Furnace Save You?
Our AFUE energy savings calculator can help determine how much you could save on your utility bills. Simply enter your current unit's AFUE value and compare it to a newer, more efficient system. You can even customize it to better match your home's system for a more accurate calculation.
Gas Furnace Installation or Replacement
At Western Heating & Air Conditioning, our team of knowledgeable professionals can install your HVAC system from the ground up with a new construction project or integrate new HVAC equipment with your existing parts. We never take shortcuts—once a piece of equipment is in place, it is likely to stay there for years to come.
We understand that every home is unique. A furnace too small for your home’s square footage and layout will always struggle to keep up with the demand, while an oversized furnace will short cycle and waste energy.
Choosing a properly sized unit for your Treasure Valley home saves you a lot of money over the long run. New HVAC equipment immediately adds more value to your home. It is a smart investment that pays off in savings and comfort.
Gas Furnace Repairs
If your furnace frequently cycles on and off but fails to warm your home, call us right away. Our Idaho winters can get mighty cold, and you rely on your gas furnace to heat your home during those chilly nights. Our repair specialists work with all makes and models of HVAC equipment and are experts when it comes to pinpointing a problem.
Here are some warning signs with that you may need to have your gas furnace repaired:
- Your system makes strange noises
- Your system does not heat your home evenly
- Your system blows out cold air
- Your heating bills are way too high
We are a licensed, bonded, and insured Boise HVAC company that offers 24/7 emergency repair services. We provide accurate estimates upfront and promise never to replace a part unless necessary—or if we can demonstrate significant cost savings.
We keep our technicians up to date on the latest trends in the HVAC industry to ensure we get the job done correctly. Technology changes over time, but trust and integrity will always remain the cornerstone of Western Heating & Air Conditioning.
Gas Furnace Maintenance
Our VIP Blue Ribbon preventative maintenance plan at Western is available to all of our residential clients. We also offer a Commercial Planned Maintenance program for our local businesses to help extend the service life of your HVAC equipment and keep it running at peak efficiency.
A poorly maintained heating and cooling system can lead to costly repairs while compromising your indoor air quality (IAQ). Sign up with our Blue Ribbon maintenance program, and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing a trusted professional is watching over your HVAC equipment.
This program offers our residential clients a 15 percent discount on repairs, precision tune-ups, and professional cleanings, along with other benefits. Clean air filters and coils remove pollutants in the air that trigger asthma attacks, allergies, and other respiratory issues.
A routine HVAC maintenance program can restore your heating and cooling equipment so that it provides comfort for years to come. Protect your investment with a Blue Ribbon!
Call Your Gas Furnace Experts Today!
A dependable furnace is a must in the Treasure Valley. Our team at Western Heating & Air Conditioning can help you choose a new furnace that meets all your needs and adds comfort to your Boise, ID, home. Call 208-319-1736 or request service online to learn more about gas furnaces along with our other products and services.
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