Many factors contribute to the life and quality of a furnace or boiler, so there is no definite lifespan for all units. However, understanding the average life expectancy of units, as well being able to identify signs of major issues and aging components is helpful in taking a proactive approach and being prepared to replace your heating system in advance of an emergency.
EnergyStar.gov recommends replacing heat pumps and air conditioners every ten years, and replacing furnaces or boilers every fifteen years in order to utilize units with better technology and improved efficiency. Whether or not your units are older or newer than that, there are additional things to watch for that can indicate that it may be time to upgrade:
If you have noticed any of these signs, and think it may be time to request a free estimate for a new home comfort system within Lancaster County, please visit www.weaverenergy.com for more information, or call the Weaver Energy office at (717) 626-7169 during normal business hours. There are often various rebates available on new HVAC systems throughout the year. Call now to explore your options!