Arctic Comfort Heating and Air Conditioning Says Home Heating Costs Are Expected to Rise

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There is expected to be up to a 13 percent increase in natural gas costs and up to a 9 percent increase in propane costs, depending on weather and demand.

According to USAToday, (read here) heating costs are expected to rise. Depending on the weather and demand, consumers are likely to see up to a 13 percent increase in natural gas prices and up to a 9 percent increase in propane prices.

Since many power plants use natural gas, already high electric rates will rise too. If a home is all electric, its heating costs will be affected as well.

If a furnace is more than 20 years old, a homeowner is probably sending 30 to 40 cents of every heating dollar “up the flue pipe.” Over a heating season that adds up, and over many it adds up to some serious bucks. A new gas furnace can cut the waste by half or more, depending on the efficiency of the unit.

All electric homes that don’t currently have a heat pump should get one. Electric heat is a very expensive way to heat a home. Converting to a heat pump will save big bucks on heating costs. If a home already has a heat pump, today’s models are so much more efficient than those installed even just 10 to 15 years ago.

Start saving today by calling Arctic Comfort at 972-530-8384 for a free estimate on a replacement heating system, with a new energy-efficient gas furnace or heat pump.

Arctic Comfort wishes all a happy, safe holiday season filled with many cherished memories with family and friends.

About the company:

Since 1990, Arctic Comfort Heating and Air Conditioning has provided dependable air conditioning installation, air conditioning repair, heating repair, service, equipment, and quality products to Garland and surrounding Dallas area homeowners. Whether customers need new air conditioning and heating equipment or repairs of existing heating and air conditioning systems, Arctic Comfort meets the highest performance standards in the business, from employee training, to customer care. They are fully qualified to repair or service existing air conditioning and heating systems, as well as to help select a new comfort system that best fits their customer’s home and needs. They are a family owned and operated company, that believes in caring, reliable service. Customers will have the same tech in their home every time they call to have a repair or service done. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.arcticcomfortdfw.com.

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