Back in the day, Ancient Romans and Middle Easterners heated their homes with a system based on fire. Floors were built a few feet above ground and walls were hollow, which created a system of drafts. They would then burn a fire outside and drafts would sweep the hot air throughout the structure. This was the system that more affluent Romans and Middle Easterners would use but those who were not would use a single fire to heat their home.
Sometime around 1855 Franz San Galli, a Polish-born Russian businessman, invented the radiator which shaped the development of modern central heating.
At the center of your Phoenix heating system is the furnace. A furnace consists of four main parts:
The burners generate combustion gases that then pass through the heat exchanger to be warmed. Next, the blower carries it through a system of ducts that distribute it around the home. The flue ensures safe operation of the Phoenix heating system by removing the gases produced in the combustion process in order to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.
Most homes in the U.S. use furnaces and boilers for home heating, as described in the process above. But there are other options. Let’s explore some of them…
It’s getting cold outside, but with the installation of a quality Phoenix heating and cooling system, it doesn’t have to be chilly inside. If your Phoenix heating and cooling system is in need of replacement, contact the experienced Phoenix and Tucson technicians at Chas Roberts Air Conditioning & Plumbing. Visit ChasRoberts.com to schedule an appointment or call (602) 943-3426 in Phoenix, (520) 618-1884 in Tucson or (505) 264-7257 in New Mexico.