21st October 2019


What is FWA heating system?

Forced warm air heating is the most common type of heating system found in homes today. The operating principle behind these systems is quite simple. All the basic components in the system are contained in an air-handling unit referred to as a furnace.

Hereof, how does a warm air heating system work?

Warm air heating systems work by passing cool air through a heat exchanger fuelled by gas or electricity. Once warmed, the air is then blown into rooms through vents in the floor, walls or ceiling. As the system heats the air directly, the warm-up time is relatively quick.

Which type of heating system is best?

Here are the main choices, from most efficient home heating system, to least efficient:
  • Solar heating.
  • Geothermal heating.
  • Wood heating.
  • Heat pump (non-geothermal)
  • Natural gas heating.
  • Oil heating.
  • Electric heating.
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