Heating an Addition

By | December 4th, 2016|Categories: Heating|Tags: , , , , |

When building an addition you might wonder how to heat the additional space.  Should you use the home’s existing heating system? What strain will the extra space put on the existing heating system?  Maybe a separate heating system be installed in the home addition? If so, what type of supplementary heating system should be installed in the home addition? Our very own Portland Heating Contractors answer these questions. Sunset Heating and Cooling have been working with homeowners and their remodeling companies on designing the perfect HVAC system for new home spaces.  An HVAC contractor can evaluate the size of your new addition, and the capacity in your existing heating system, to determine if it is large enough to support the new living space. Much of his analysis involves comparing the amount of BTUs (British Thermal Units) the furnace system can produce with the amount of BTU’s required to heat your home with its additional new living space. An HVAC contractor can also determine how to tie in to existing shafts. […]