Most households in the United States use furnaces or boilers to heat their homes, but this leads to 42 percent of home energy costs going toward heating and cooling. Can you save money on heat?

A new heating system can pay for itself relatively quickly. Most furnaces installed in the 90s have an energy efficiency rating between 60 and 80 percent. Today’s heating systems have efficiency ratings up to 100 percent.

In this infographic, AAA Heating & Air Conditioning explores the alternatives for that clunky old furnace.

Turning Up the Heat [Infographic]
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