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High energy bills and environmental concerns have brought a great deal of focus to the topic of high efficiency heating equipment. Hassler is a full service furnace installation company servicing El Cerrito, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Berkeley, Mill Valley, and surrounding areas. Our technicians are trained and prepared to handle your furnace installation needs. At Hassler, we know it's important to get the right furnace for your home to keep you and your family warm during the colder months.

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Time for a New Furnace?

Many East Bay homes have outdated, inefficient furnaces. If your home is like many of the homes we see from Mill Valley to Walnut Creek, or if your furnace is 15 or more years old, there’s a good chance that your heating system is now virtually obsolete amid today’s efficiency standards. This means you can be losing a high percentage of your energy dollars to a furnace that isn’t fully heating your home, or is doing so in an inefficient way. 

There are signs that your furnace is in need of replacement, such as steadily rising heating bills, a noisy furnace, or an increase in necessary repairs. As your local heating and cooling experts, we provide the highest level of quality in our products and our services. We offer an array of furnace systems designed to deliver reliable and economical warmth, including systems with 95% or greater AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency) ratings, while many conventional units have an AFUE of only around 78%. The higher the rating, the more the system will help you significantly lower your utility bills.

How Furnaces Work

Gas furnaces (also referred to as “gas forced air systems”) are activated by a thermostat the moment it detects a drop in room temperature below the level you have set it to. The thermostat will then send an electrical signal to a relay within the furnace to open a valve, moving natural gas straight to the burners and turning the blower on. These burners are lit using a pilot or ignition light inside the furnace, creating heat within a metal chamber (the heat exchanger), which then circulates the air.

Once this air is heated, it’s pushed through a hot-air plenum before it goes out through the ducts and into your living space. Gases that are created during combustion are then ventilated through the chimney in the roof, although high-efficiency furnaces will vent these gases through an exhaust vent.

Types of Furnaces

As you might expect, there are multiple types of furnaces to choose from, some of which may be better fit for your home than others. These include:

Single-stage Furnaces

Single-stage furnaces usually have a single “on” or “off” operation. Because these furnaces typically run at maximum speed, they can be rather noisy. That being said, they’re among the least expensive units on the market.

Two-stage Furnaces

These furnaces operate either at full speed or half speed, which makes them more variable than their single-stage alternatives. This allows them to operate more quietly, all the while being able to get the house to the proper temperature more easily.

Modulating Furnaces

Modulating furnaces can constantly regulate the amount of heat being released, along with the velocity of the air that passes through. Naturally, this results in reduced energy costs.

7 Reasons to Choose Hassler for your New Furnace Installation:

When you choose to experience the Hassler difference with your new furnace installation, you’ll enjoy the following benefits:

  1. Save on your energy bills.

  2. Take advantage of incredible rebates through Energy Upgrade California.

  3. Access flexible financing options.

  4. Boost your home’s environmental friendliness and reduce your carbon footprint

  5. Increase home safety with newer, safer combustion equipment.

  6. Stay warm! You deserve home comfort.

  7. Enjoy peace and quiet. Your new furnace won’t rattle and shake like your old one.

There is no need to freeze during the colder months here in the East Bay area or to dread turning on your furnace. With high efficiency heating equipment installed by Hassler, you can look forward to a winter of increased home comfort and lower energy bills without interrupting the peace and quiet. And when you install a Carrier® brand furnace in your home with Hassler, you can combine Hassler’s expert installation with Carrier’s 100% Satisfaction Money Back Guarantee On all Carrier® Installed Equipment.

*If for any reason you, the original purchaser, are not satisfied with your Carrier® system, Hassler will repair the problem to your satisfaction or remove the Carrier® products and refund the purchase price, subject to conditions and limitations. This guarantee will remain in effect for one year after the original installation date and is non-transferable. Please contact us for conditions and limitations.

Discover the energy savings and home comfort that the latest in furnace technology has to offer. Experience the Hassler Difference, and call 510-848-3030 or contact us today!

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....Mike impressed me with his professionalism, attention to detail, and his ability to explain clearly what my options were and how the furnace installation would be performed. His bid price was competitive, too.

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