Here Are The Common Types Of Heating Systems And Why You Should Consider Professional Installation

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Heating systems replace the heat lost through the shell of your house. A couple of factors determine the amount of energy your heating system should replace. The first factor is the house's location, where houses in colder places lose more heat than hot places.

The second factor is the size of the house, where bigger houses tend to lose more heat. The last factor includes the energy efficiency of the house and its heating system. A heating installation contractor installs and maintains the thermostats, ductwork, boilers, and furnaces. Below are some of the types of heating systems that professionals can install.

Electric Resistance Heat Systems 

Electric resistance systems are best for heat supplementation in the least used rooms, such as basements, sunrooms, and home offices. It is common in homes that lack natural gas, propane, or fuel oil. These systems are installed near the ceilings and offer more focused heat to room occupants. They are versatile, and you can install them anywhere with an electrical circuit. Electric resistance heat systems offer silent operations because they don't have fans.

Forced Air Heating Systems

These are heating systems that utilize air to distribute the heat. If you have a forced air heating system, your system involves filters, vents, blowers, and ducts. The heat is pushed throughout your property by fans and ductwork. The quality and efficiency of ductwork and the heating method determine the efficiency of a forced air system. Professional heating contractors ensure the ductwork is correctly set up as substantial energy and heat loss can occur because of poor installation.

Geothermal Heating Systems

Geothermal systems use heat pumps for eco-friendly heating and cooling options. It takes advantage of constant temperature on the ground through a network of pipes filled with refrigerant beneath your home. Geothermal systems are a  renewable energy source because they use higher-temperature geothermal resources to generate electricity.

Traditional Boiler And Radiator System

Boilers and radiator systems are a common heating system that sends hot water or steam through pipes positioned strategically around the house to provide heating. The furnaces and boilers are also known as a central heating system because heat generation occurs in a central area of the home. Heating installation contractors ensure the correct distribution of systems throughout your property and can set up new boilers that are energy efficient.


You can contract the services of a professional heating system installation company to ensure the proper installation, repair, and maintenance of the different types of heating systems. They can advise you on the best heating system type to install according to your home and needs.

For more info, contact a company like Service 1 Plumbing, Heating & A/C Inc.