What is a Two-Stage Furnace?
A two-stage furnace differs in a variety of ways from a single-stage furnace. Unlike a conventional single-speed furnace, a two-stage has both a full-speed and a half-speed. This is may not seem like a big deal, but below we will explain why it is so beneficially.
A two-stage or variable stage furnace running at half-speed does not mean the blower is running at exactly 50% of its maximum output, but closer to a 60% speed – a nice consistent air output. This means that it pumps out comfort controlled air, quieter and at a more efficient rate.
A two-stage furnace runs at a half-speed about 90% of the time. This means the air coming out of registers in your bedroom, or in your living room beside your TV, is not the hottest air that the furnace is capable of producing. The half-speed setting will also help you save some money on your utility bills.
The largest benefit of a variable-stage system is that it helps maintain a consistent temperature throughout your home. You can rarely hear or notice when a two-stage turns on because its operation is quiet when running at half speed and you won’t feel uncomfortably hot air blowing out of your vents. A two-stage furnace circulates clean air at the temperature of your liking continuously throughout your home! Now that’s home comfort!
Owning a two-stage furnace will take your level of indoor comfort to the next stage! Interested in upgrading? Then call Climate Works today, we are happy to help make your indoor climate work for you.