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Serving San Antonio and the surrounding area since 1993


I've been calling Riteway to service all our a/c units for over 15 years.

- Jolene D.

This Evening’s Main Event: The Furnace vs The Heat Pump

This evening, we are proud to present a match unlike any other—we will watch as the furnace takes on its worthy opponent, the heat pump, in a head to head in a competition of strength, efficiency, and comfort.

Both of our competitors bring a lot to the table, and it’s up to you to decide which is best. So, what are we waiting for? Let the match begin!

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!

Alright ladies and gentlemen, are you ready for the fight of your life? Let’s get started!

In this Corner: The Fiery Furnace!

Furnaces are by far the most popular home heating systems on the market today. Why? Because they’re efficient, effective, and reliable—these forced-air systems are capable of lasting for upwards of 15 years!

Furnaces come in two different models:

  • Gas Furnaces: Natural gas is a widely available and efficient fuel source, so we recommend one of these systems if your home has access to natural gas lines.
  • Electric Furnaces: Electric furnaces are definitely super-efficient. Electricity can be rather expensive but, if you live in an area where electricity is relatively cheap, then you might want to consider this type of system.

Installing a furnace is a great way to keep you and your family warm and toasty all winter long!

And in this Corner: The Hot-Headed Heat Pump!

Heat pumps work much like a traditional air conditioner, relying on the flow of refrigerant to transfer heat from one place to another. But, what sets the heat pump apart from a standard AC is the reversing valve, which reverses the direction the refrigerant flows through the system. This allows home heating in addition to cooling!

That’s right: with just one system you’ll be able to heat and cool your home! And not only that, but these systems are super-efficient, highly effective, and come in both ducted and ductless models, so no matter how much space you have, you’ll be able to find a system suited for you!

Ding! Ding! Ding!

And the winner is……

Well, that is up to you to decide! We think that both of these systems are super awesome, so you really can’t go wrong with either. Of course, though, the best way to make sure that you make the right decision for your home is by hiring a certified HVAC professional to help out.

See, when you hire a professional for your HVAC in New Braunfels, TX, you can be sure that the system installed in your home is the one that is best suited for your unique comfort and budget needs—installing a new system is definitely not a job for just any old amateur! So, what are you waiting for? Pick up the phone and call your local professionals today!

To learn more about furnaces and heat pumps, contact the team at Riteway Service Company. Serving San Antonio and the surrounding area since 1993.

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