Choosing between a gas furnace and a boiler is crucial when you’re looking for an effective solution for heating your Baltimore, Maryland, home. Here are some of the differences between gas furnaces and boilers that you should keep in mind if you’re in need of a home heating system.

What Is a Boiler?

A boiler is a home heating system that works by boiling water to convert it into steam. The steam is transmitted through your home using a system of pipes. Boilers provide a variety of benefits that homeowners appreciate. For starters, boilers are typically very efficient, resulting in lower energy bills. Ongoing maintenance requirements are generally not a concern with boilers, and you’ll have more consistent heating in your home.

What Is a Gas Furnace?

Instead of heating water, a furnace works by heating air. Your furnace will be equipped with a blower that will distribute the hot air created by your furnace into your home’s duct system. While a furnace will effectively heat your home, it will be slightly less efficient than a boiler and will usually require regular air filter changes. On the other hand, furnaces are much easier and less expensive to install.

Which Should You Choose?

Now that you know a little more about furnaces and boilers, it’s time to choose between these heating options, and your choice really comes down to your individual needs. For instance, if you want a zone heating solution, meaning you’ll only be heating the rooms in which you spend the most time, a boiler is an excellent choice. On the other hand, if you want the most effective system for heating your entire home, then you should schedule a furnace installation. Whichever you choose, you’ll easily be able to keep your home and family comfortable.

If you want to schedule a gas furnace or boiler installation for your Baltimore, Maryland, home, call Griffith Energy Services, Inc. today at 888-474-3391. Our team of heating professionals can quickly and effectively complete your installation so that you’ll be able to heat your home the way that you need.

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Dear Customers,

At this time, when the news is dominated by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency around the world, we wanted to personally reach out and let you know that we are vigilantly implementing enhanced protocols to ensure your safety and the safety of our team.

We are closely monitoring the guidance of the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control regarding the spread of the virus. This is an evolving situation and we will continue to develop and take necessary measures as needed. Our focus is to ensure that we meet customer needs while doing our part to keep you, our employees, and our communities safe.

Here’s what we’re doing:

  • Everyone on our team has received enhanced training and protocol briefings. We will continue to evolve and adjust these protocols as needed.
  • We are implementing telecommuting options for positions where applicable.
  • Non-essential work travel is currently on hold for all employees.
  • We are conducting enhanced cleaning practices at our locations and are instructing employees to continually sanitize their work stations and vehicles.
  • We are also urging all employees to be vigilant about frequent hand washing.

Information for you:
If you have an existing service appointment, we look forward to seeing you and want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to promote a safe and secure service experience.

During this challenging time, if you are experiencing symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus or have been exposed to it, in order to protect our team and all the customers we serve, we encourage you to please reschedule your service appointment, by calling us at 888-474-3391.

Your safety is our highest priority and we truly appreciate the trust that you place in our team and our company.

Best regards,
Griffith Energy Services

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