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An Efficient Furnace Is a Good Buy in SW Illinois—but How Efficient?

Furnace efficiency is an important factor in keeping your energy costs low. A furnace’s efficiency is measured by a percentage using the annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) rating. Available new furnaces come with AFUE ratings ranging from 78 percent for standard-efficiency models to 90-98 percent in high-efficiency condensing furnaces. The AFUE rating measures what percentage of …

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What’s a Condensing Gas Furnace? Read on, and Learn Why They Are Worth the Money

If you are looking for a more efficient way to heat your home, you may be interested in learning more about condensing gas furnaces. They retain more heat during combustion, making them far more efficient than standard furnaces. Some condensing gas furnaces boast an AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) rating as high as 98 percent, …

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