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Gas Boiler Sizing Guide

Gas Boiler Sizing Guide for Cincinnati Homeowners

Proper sizing of your gas boiler means the difference between a comfortable winter’s night and frosty toes in the morning. If your boiler is too small, it will struggle to deliver the comfort you desire. It will also wear out sooner than it should. If the gas boiler is too large, you will waste energy throughout the year and negate any energy savings you might enjoy with an appropriately sized unit.

Contact National Heating and Air Conditioning Company at (513) 621-4620 for more information about the importance of boiler sizing and the steps we take to ensure your boiler is just the right fit for your home.

Why Gas Boilers Are a Good Choice For Your Home

Gas boilers are energy- and cost-efficient. Natural gas is a common, easy-to-source fuel, which makes it easy to install a gas boiler in Cincinnati homes. Gas boilers are eco-friendly and don’t require fuel storage. Over time, natural gas boilers will cost less to operate than other competing options, which means you will save money year after year; for the next 10 to 15 years, you can expect the boiler to provide efficient, effective operation.

Contact National Heating and Air Conditioning Company at (513) 621-4620 for more information about the advantages offered by natural gas boilers. It is our pleasure to answer your questions and help you identify the best boiler for your needs.

Sizing Your Boiler Up

Sizing your boiler should be done by a certified HVAC professional. A certified HVAC technician will calculate a wide range of factors, including the size of your home, the climate, and more. This information will provide the technician with the total cubic footage of the home. From this, they can calculate the appropriate number of British thermal units (BTUs) the gas boiler will need to produce to keep you comfortable.

Contact National Heating and Air Conditioning Company at (513) 621-4620 to learn how our team calculates the appropriately sized gas boiler for our clients. It’s our pleasure to give you an estimated BTU range so that you can start considering which boiler is most cost-effective and energy-efficient for your family’s needs.

Signs You Might Need a New Boiler

Your boiler will alert you to problems within the system. You will usually have sufficient warning that a failure is imminent. Common signs that a gas boiler is about to go kaput include the following:

  • Loud Noises: Banging, clanking, gurgling, thumping, and hissing are all signs that components are failing or sediment buildup within the tank is preventing efficient operation.
  • Thermostat Adjustments: If you are constantly adjusting your thermostat, it’s often a sign that your gas boiler isn’t working the way it should.
  • Yellow Flames: If you see yellow flames, it is a sign of improper combustion. This is a dangerous problem and could be releasing carbon monoxide gas into your home.
  • Repair Frequency: When you have your HVAC company on speed dial, it’s a definite sign that your gas boiler needs to be replaced.

Contact National Heating and Air Conditioning at (513) 621-4620 to learn more about the most common signs of impending boiler failure.

Why Choose National Heating and Air Conditioning Company?

For nearly 100 years, homeowners and businesses have trusted us with their HVAC needs. We believe that every client deserves honest pricing, superior service, and reliable quality. When you hire our team, you can depend on our certified, licensed, and fully insured HVAC technicians to deliver superior reliability and comfort.

Contact National Heating and Air Conditioning Company at (513) 621-4620 to speak with our team about sizing the best boiler for your home.

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"This company is always friendly and on time. They work hard and always tell me what they think they need to do before they do it. They clean up well after the job is done."

Jenny, Cincinnati

"Keith, Dave, and Randy arrived on time. They were very thorough with explaining all of our new equipment. My family and I could not be mored pleased with National Heating and Air and their employees. I am a very happy..."

Erin, Cincinnati

"Sales and installation was on time, thorough, completed on time and did a quality job at a very reasonable price. Two weeks after we are completely satisfied."

James H., Cincinnati

"This company was wonderful! They even called before they came to ask if they could bring me anything!!! The technician was very thorough and very courteous. I will use them as my heating and air conditioning company loyally. In fact,..."

Customer, Mainville

"I was told by my previous contractor about the possible cost of repairing my 12-year old heat pump and decided a new one was desirable. They gave me a quote and I contacted two additional contractors including National. The rep..."

Pete, Cincinnati

"They do boilers as well and I think they do a great job.  I’ve had other people come out to do the work and they settled with it, but it didn’t work very well... I had National Heating & Air..."

Carol, Cincinnati

"National Heating and Air Conditioning were excellent. They arrived within 30 minutes of request, very professional, courteous and thorough. The job was completed on time too."

James, Cincinnati

"The installation team arrived on time, installed the heat pump and blowers in an efficient and timely manner.  They took care not to soil any carpets etc. and completed the job in a day as scheduled.  Totally satisfied with this.."

Peter, Cincinnati

"Their technician Dave was knowledgable, professional, and friendly - and arrived within 30 minutes. Scott's analysis was on target and Dave was able to fix and service my unit in about 45 mins. I would recommend National without hesitation. Thanks..."

Miguel, Cincinnati

"Steve, sales very knowledgeable and friendly, took the time to sell us a new unit. Felt we were buying unit for our house. National showed up next week and installed in a day. Very professional, curious and timely. Absolutely recommended!"

Justin, Cincinnati

"Keith was on time & finished the job 1 and half hour earlier than expected. Worked hard & cleaned up after he was done. Very polite & very professional. Did a good job."

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FAQs

What Temperature Should I Set on My Thermostat?

The ideal temperature to set on your thermostat will vary by season. In the summer, it's recommended that you set your thermostat between 70˚ and 75˚ while you're at home. When you're away from home, setting the thermostat nearer to 80˚ can save energy, which will save you money on…

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What Size HVAC System Do I Need?

The best size for your new HVAC system will depend on a number of factors, like: The size and layout of your home The number of windows and doors your home has The cooling load required to meet your comfort needs The best way to ensure you select a perfectly…

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How Long Does An Air Conditioner Last?

The lifespan of an AC system will depend on various factors, like: The type, brand, and model of the system you have Whether the system was installed properly How frequently it's used How often it receives maintenance service On average, air conditioners can last about 10 to 15 years. The…

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How Often Should I Schedule AC Maintenance?

We recommend air conditioner maintenance service at least twice a year, once before you turn your system on for spring or summer and again before you shut your system down in fall or winter. If anyone in your family has respiratory issues or a compromised immune system, more frequent AC…

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