Most of the homeowners have now shifted to a natural gas furnace from an oil fueled furnace. If you have not yet switched to a gas furnace then read on to know more about it. If you are living in an area where it is cold then you need to find out ways to keep you warm. There are plenty of ways and the most convenient and popular method adopted by home owners is heating with the help of a heating appliance. What holds you back from using a heating unit is its operating cost and to reduce the cost you would rather sacrifice your comfort than pay hefty energy bill out of your pocket. Oil fueled furnaces can shoot up your heating expenses so switching to gas fueled heating unit would be a cheaper option. It is true that you will have to meet the up front cost of converting from oil to gas but it will soon pay off in the future by saving you a lot of money on fuel cost.
If your furnace is very old i.e. more than 15 years then there should be no doubt about replacing it with a gas fueled furnace as it can cut your fuel cost to half of what you are paying now. Installing a digital thermostat can control the temperature and save you a few bucks. Gas is a more environmental safer fuel option than oil fueled furnaces so by choosing energy efficient unit you will be able to reduce a considerable amount of your energy cost for heating.