Say goodbye to cold nights and hello to warm, cozy evenings with a new gas furnace from West Temp.
Expert Gas Furnace Installation
Our licensed installers are well-equipped to handle every aspect of the installation process, ensuring your gas furnace is installed safely and with precision.
Personalized Heating Solutions
Choosing the right furnace can be daunting. We assess your heating needs and recommend the most efficient and cost-effective furnace, providing you with personalized guidance to ensure optimal comfort.
As a Carrier dealer we have access to a wide range of gas furnaces and A/C units that are built to last. Carrier’s Comfort, Performance, and Infinity series ensure there is the right gas furnace model for every home.
Adding A/C Is Even Easier
Another benefit of installing a gas furnace is the ability to add cool, conditioned air to your setup. Since you’re already installing the ductwork to provide heat, adding A/C to your gas furnace is a relatively straightforward task.
With efficiency ratings of up to 98%, gas furnaces are champs at turning fuel into heat. This means more warmth and less wasted energy, so you can enjoy a cozy home without breaking the bank.
Though they may have a higher upfront cost, gas furnaces often pay for themselves over time with their high efficiency and lower energy bills. Plus, gas is often cheaper than other fuel sources like oil or propane.
Gas furnaces are well-known for their reliability and long lifespan. They require minimal maintenance and can keep you warm for up to 20 years with proper care (and we can help with maintenance, too).
When the temperature drops, gas furnaces get to work quickly, heating your home in no time. That means you can relax and stay cozy even on the coldest winter days.
When installed and maintained properly, gas furnaces produce fewer emissions than oil furnaces and don’t pose a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning if properly vented.
Many gas furnaces come with zoning options, allowing you to only heat the areas of your home that you’re using. This leads to increased comfort and further energy savings.
The first step is to schedule a consultation with West Temp. We’ll assess your home’s heating needs, suggest the best location for the gas furnace line installation, and provide an estimate for the installation cost.
Permitting & planning
After you’ve agreed to move forward, we’ll obtain any necessary permits and create a detailed plan for the installation. We’ll ensure that all safety measures are in place and schedule an installation day with you.
Our technicians will start the installation process, which typically takes a few hours. We’ll properly connect and secure the gas line and install all necessary safety features like shutoff valves and pressure regulators.
After the installation we’ll schedule an inspection with the local building department to ensure your furnace meets all safety and building codes. This step is required to ensure that your new gas furnace line is safe and up to code.
Once the inspector signs off, you’re good to go! We’ll provide info on how to use and maintain your new gas furnace, and can also schedule regular maintenance appointments to ensure efficient and safe operation for years to come.
Gas Furnace Brands
We can help you choose the right gas furnace model to suit your home, heating needs, and budget.
West Temp recommends Carrier products for most Nanaimo homes. Payne and other brands are also available for entry-level installations.
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Can I use my gas furnace during a power outage?
Most gas furnaces require electricity to operate, so they may not work during a power outage unless they are equipped with a backup generator or battery.
What is the difference between a single-stage and two-stage gas furnace?
A single-stage gas furnace has only one level of heat output, while a two-stage furnace has a low and a high heat output option. A two-stage furnace can be more energy efficient as it adjusts the heat output to match the temperature needs of the home.
What is the average lifespan of a gas furnace?
Gas furnaces typically last between 15 and 20 years with proper maintenance and care.
Can I install a gas furnace myself?
It is not recommended to install a gas furnace yourself as it requires technical knowledge and experience to ensure that it is installed safely and correctly.
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