DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > HVAC > Furnace Replacement

Help Support House Repair Talk by donating using the link above.
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-12-2011, 02:31 PM  
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Waterloo, NY
Posts: 1
Default Furnace Replacement

Hi everyone,
I need advice. I currently have a house with 4 functional heating options. First the original part of the house (c 1958) has both a natural gas furnace and a fireplace. The addition (c 1994) which is as big as the original house, has a wood stove and a ventless propane wall furnace that I installed when I purchased it 7 years ago. The natural gas furnace is 53 years old. The whole house is built on a concrete slab with the plumbing set into the slab and no duct work to the furnace. Currently we are looking at updating a few thing and making more space in the lay out of the house. The furnace and hot water tank reside in a "closet" in our kitchen. We would like to go to a tankless water heater, as there is only one bathrrom, no dishwasher and only the kitchen and bathroom sinks to contend with. We are unsure of what to do as far as an enegry effieicent and cost efficient way to get the whole house on one heating system. Does anyone have any ideas?
Thank you!

Kjersti21 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 04-13-2011, 04:22 PM  
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 1

Tankless water heater can be expensive, the save on gas usage is small, it may take a long time to get the investment back. If you have an attic, you can move furnace and water heater over there to save more space in living/kitchen area.
Air conditioner price compare
Tdad is offline  
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
Bearing replacement on furnace exhaust blower motor Nhaven HVAC 2 03-22-2010 08:30 PM
Pilot burner replacement - Carrier 58GS150-CB furnace danielr HVAC 0 09-16-2009 09:39 PM
hooking a wood furnace to a oil furnace hoarea HVAC 5 09-29-2008 07:12 PM
Electric furnace vs gas furnace scottman1027 HVAC 6 02-10-2008 11:07 PM

Newest Threads