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    When it comes to central air conditioning and forced air heating you because we’ve discovered that many systems today are incorrectly installed because they are either undersized for their required use or just not properly installed the first time. A plumbing company can help you with that. So, what does forced air heating actually mean?

    A forced-air system is a system that uses air as its heat transfer medium. These kind of systems rely on ductwork, vents, and plenums for the air distribution and they are different from the actual heating and air conditioning systems. The air is carried by the return plenum from several large return grills (vents) to a central air handler for re-heating. All air handlers consist of an air filter, blower, heat exchanger/element/coil, and various controls. The temperature is whatever you set your thermostat to, and when the desired temperature is reached, the heat will shut off until the temperature drops down again. The type of equipment that heats the air represents the main difference between the types of forced air heating systems.

    When deciding the type of heating you are going to use for your home it's best to consider both advantages and disadvantages for each type of heating you are considering. For example, using a forced air heating systems has some advantages like it is simple and affordable. This simplicity helps keep the costs of forced air heat fairly low compared to radiant heating.
    Its simplicity helps keep costs fairly low compared to radiant heating. Also, it's an All-In-One-System which can be used to heat, cool and ventilate the home and it is energy efficient. But it has also its disadvantages like uneven heating and cooling, pollen and dust can be carrier inside and you can also hear the noise caused by the fan blowing the air thorough the events.

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    Why did you post this comment in the Water Heater section?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary Swart View Post
    Why did you post this comment in the Water Heater section?
    Probably because it is actually advertising spam for his/her business.

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    Yeah, I looked a little closer, and that's what it is.

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