Hey Chicago! Meet Your New Furnace: The Highly Efficient Rheem Model R96P!
While the heat still reminds us that summer is not over, Winter is closer than you think. With the cooler temperatures comes the higher gas bills. If your home is still depending on a 20 year old furnace to keep your family warm, now is the time to upgrade. By installing a new furnace in your Chicago area home, not only can you expect reliability, but savings on your monthly heating bills as well. Not only that, with manufacturer rebates, utility company incentives, and other promotional pricing, you can save some serious money on installation this fall. Whether it is reliable comfort, or high efficiency that is important to you, the Rheem Model R96P covers all the bases.
High Efficiency New Furnace: Rheem Model R96P has an AFUE Rating of 96%
Let’s talk about what high efficiency is and how it should effect your new furnace purchase. Honestly, when most people call heating and cooling companies in Chicago about a new furnace, it is because their current unit is dead or dying. At this point, it is an unexpected purchase, and with most purchases of this type, people go cheap. They have not saved money or researched their options, and often times feel pressured into buying. As a result, they buy the cheapest furnace they can get so they can get through the winter. What’s wrong with that you ask? Plenty.
Cheap furnaces are often have and efficiency of 80%. What does that mean. Well, basically you are burning 20% of the money you spend on your monthly heating bill. Go ahead and just light it on fire. Its gone. With a high efficiency new furnace such as the Rheem model R96P, only 4% of the energy used to create heat is wasted. The result? Your heating bills can be significantly lowered. Also, you can save on your cooling bills as well because high efficiency furnaces employ blower motors that use much less electricity and can run at variable speeds.
Purchasing A High Efficiency New Furnace Saves You Money Now, And In The Long Run
While the initial cost of installing a new furnace that is higher efficiency is higher, it will pay itself off in the long run. Not only that, but you may be eligible for pricing incentives. Be sure to ask your HVAC professional about utility company incentives. Utility companies such as Nicor, Peoples Gas, and ComEd offer money to homeowners who opt to install higher efficiency heating and cooling equipment in their homes. When you combine this with manufacture rebates as well as other pricing incentives offered by Chicago heating and cooling companies, you can save money on the initial installation costs. When you combine these savings with the lifetime savings of the equipment, the decision becomes even more in favor of high efficiency.
The Rheem Model R96P Is The New Furnace That You Need To Be Asking About
Sure you have heard of Carrier, Lenox, American Standard, Trane, etc., but what about Rheem? Rheem has been around since 1925. Rheem provides HVAC equipment at all price points. Whether you are looking to install a value orientated 80% furnace or a top of the line 96% furnace, they have you covered. Also, Rheem also manufactures tankless hot water heaters as well as traditional water heaters. What does that mean to you as a homeowner? Well, the people at Rheem know a thing or two ( to say the least ) about heating and cooling. That being said, let’s break down the specs of the Rheem model R96P.
- Motor: The Model R96P is powered by a 2-Stage PSC. This offers you the benefits of 2 stage heating which allows your new furnace to operate on a lower speed and use the higher speed only when temperature extremes call for it.
- Efficiency: 96% AFUE Rating*
- Operating Sound Level: Redesigned airflow improves operational volume 20% over previous Rheem furnace models
- Design Features Exclusive to Rheem: PlusOne Direct Spark Ignition, PlusOne Water Management System (prevents water damage from clogged condensate drain), PlusOne Diagnostics
- Limited Warranty: One of the best in the industry. 10 years on conditional parts and a Lifetime Limited Warranty on the Heat Exchanger.