What Brands of Air Conditioners, Boilers, Furnaces and Humidifiers does Around the Town Heating & Cooling Carry?
- We carry all major brands with Trane, arguably, being the best quality. Other brand names we offer are Air Ease/Armstrong and Sure Comfort by Rheem.
- We also offer a full line of indoor air quality products such as humidifiers, electronic air cleaners and UV lights by Aprailaire and Honeywell.
- Our full line of water and steam boilers consist of: Dunkirk, Pennco, Burham, Crown and many more.
- Every boiler application differs, so therefore we carry many lines of boilers to fit your specific needs.
The efficiency of new furnaces is measured by the annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE), a measure of seasonal performance. Furnaces today are between 78% AFUE and 96% AFUE. Traditional “power combustion” furnaces are 80-82% AFUE. Above 90% AFUE, a furnace is “condensing,” which means it recaptures some of the heat wasted in traditional systems by condensing flue gases to capture more heat.
Consider the following when selecting a new furnace:
ACEEE strongly recommends a condensing furnace (AFUE 90% or higher), unless you live in a warm climate (in this case, you may want to consider retrofitting your system with a heat pump instead)
High efficiency furnaces with variable speed motors
A furnace can use a significant amount of electricity, mostly to power the fan motor. Variable speed fan motors are generally more efficient than standard (“PSC”) motors and may save you hundreds of dollars per year. Also to get the true seer ratings of many air conditioners a variable speed motor is suggested. Electrically efficient furnaces can be found on the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association’s website (www.ahrinet.org).
We carry a full line of water and steam boilers such as; Dunkirk, Pennco, Crown, Burham, and many more to choose from.
Make sure the heating capacity of the furnace is not too high for your home. Most furnaces are substantially oversized. Around the Town Heating & Cooling will select the proper size furnace or air conditioning for your home.
For any service need and any HVAC product, Around the Town Heating & Cooling™ is proud to provide you with the most reliable, professional and budget minded furnace/boiler service in Chicago and its surrounding areas.