Keep Your Home Safe & Warm With Professional Furnace Services.

Get your furnace installed, repaired, and maintained by the certified professionals of Roma Heating. Our team has years of experience in providing high-quality furnace services to homeowners in Vancouver. Don’t wait for the temperatures to drop – get your furnace ready for winter today!

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At ROMA Heating & Cooling, we specialize in providing comprehensive furnace services including installation, maintenance, and 24-hour repair services across the Greater Vancouver Region. With over two decades of expertise, we ensure that your home remains warm and comfortable through all seasons.

Comprehensive Furnace Services Offered by ROMA:

  • Furnace Installation: Our skilled technicians are equipped to install a variety of furnace models with precision and efficiency.
  • Furnace Maintenance: Regular maintenance is crucial for the efficiency and longevity of your heating system. We provide thorough inspections and maintenance services.
  • 24-Hour Repair Service: Furnace breakdowns can happen at any time, which is why our emergency repair service is available 24/7 to address your needs promptly.

Furnace Installation

  • Expert Assessment: Before installation, we assess your home’s specific needs to determine the best furnace model and size for efficient heating.
  • Precision Installation: Our certified technicians ensure your new furnace is installed with precision, adhering to all local building codes and manufacturer specifications.
  • System Testing: After installation, we perform comprehensive system checks to ensure optimal operation and efficiency from day one.

Furnace Maintenance

  • Regular Inspections: We recommend annual inspections to keep your furnace running at peak performance and to extend its lifespan.
  • Cleaning and Adjustments: Our maintenance includes cleaning essential components like the blower, heat exchanger, and filters, along with necessary adjustments to all working parts.
  • Safety Checks: We conduct thorough safety checks including carbon monoxide testing, checking gas connections, and ensuring the vent system is operating properly.

24-Hour Repair Service

  • Rapid Response: Available 24/7, our technicians are always ready to respond to your call, ensuring that furnace issues are resolved quickly and efficiently.
  • Troubleshooting Expertise: We diagnose and fix all types of furnace problems, from common issues like faulty thermostats and worn-out bearings to more complex system failures.
  • High-Quality Parts: We use only the highest quality replacement parts to ensure that repairs are durable and extend the life of your furnace.

Service and Repairs

  • Comprehensive Service: From routine service checks to complex repairs, our technicians are skilled in maintaining the health of your furnace over its entire operational life.
  • Custom Repair Solutions: We tailor our repair solutions based on the specific needs and model of your furnace, using state-of-the-art diagnostic tools and proven repair techniques.
  • Warranty Support: We handle warranty repairs and services, ensuring that your furnace’s manufacturer warranties are upheld through proper documentation and compliant repairs.

Maintenance Plans

  • Scheduled Maintenance: Opt for our scheduled maintenance plans to have regular service that reduces the likelihood of unexpected breakdowns and optimizes your furnace’s efficiency.
  • Priority Service: Maintenance plan members receive priority service, ensuring that you get fast access to our technicians especially during high-demand winter months.
  • Cost Savings: Regular maintenance not only prolongs the life of your furnace but also helps in reducing your energy bills by ensuring your heating system is running at its highest efficiency.

Signs Your Furnace Needs Service and Why It’s Important

Maintaining your furnace is crucial for ensuring a warm, safe, and energy-efficient home environment, especially during the colder months. Ignoring signs that your furnace needs servicing can lead to increased repair costs, higher energy bills, and even health risks. Here are key signs that indicate your furnace might need the expert services of ROMA Heating & Cooling:

1. Unusual Noises

  • What to Listen For: Rattling, banging, or whining noises from your furnace can signal mechanical problems, airflow reductions, or a clogged burner.
  • Why It Matters: Such noises often precede more significant issues, indicating that parts may be loose, worn out, or in need of adjustment or replacement.

2. Increased Heating Bills

  • What to Look Out For: An unexpected increase in your heating bills can indicate that your furnace is no longer running efficiently.
  • Why It Matters: When your furnace ages or accumulates dust and wear, it must work harder to produce the same amount of heat, consuming more energy and increasing your costs.

3. Reduced Air Quality

  • What to Observe: An increase in dust and allergens in the air, along with dryness affecting your furniture, wood flooring, and personal health.
  • Why It Matters: A poorly functioning furnace can circulate pollutants and allergens throughout your home, exacerbating or causing health issues like asthma and allergies.

4. Inconsistent Heating

  • What to Notice: Rooms in your home heating unevenly, with some rooms being colder than others.
  • Why It Matters: This can indicate issues with your furnace’s blower or duct system, affecting your comfort and leading to unnecessary energy expenditure.

5. Frequent Cycling

  • What to Monitor: The furnace turning on and off more frequently than normal.
  • Why It Matters: Frequent cycling can be caused by a faulty thermostat, improper air circulation, or an incorrect furnace size for your home, all of which can lead to higher wear and tear.

6. Yellow Flame Instead of Blue

  • What to Check: The burner flame should be a strong, steady blue. A yellow or flickering flame can indicate the presence of carbon monoxide.
  • Why It Matters: Carbon monoxide is a dangerous gas that can pose serious health risks. A yellow flame is a serious safety concern that requires immediate attention.

7. The Age of Your Furnace

  • What to Consider: Furnaces typically have a lifespan of 15-20 years. If yours is approaching or has surpassed this range, its efficiency and reliability decrease.
  • Why It Matters: Older furnaces are less efficient and more prone to breakdowns. Investing in regular maintenance or considering a replacement can save you money and ensure your home’s safety and comfort.

Why Timely Furnace Maintenance and Repair is Crucial

  • Energy Efficiency: Regular maintenance ensures that your furnace operates at peak efficiency, which can significantly reduce your heating costs.
  • Home Safety: Servicing helps prevent the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and fire hazards due to electrical and gas issues.
  • Comfort: A well-maintained furnace provides consistent warmth and air quality, keeping your home comfortable throughout the seasons.
  • Longevity: Regular check-ups can extend the life of your furnace, maximizing your investment.

Calculating the Correct Furnace Size for Your Home

Choosing the right furnace for your home is crucial for achieving optimal comfort and efficiency. An improperly sized furnace can lead to higher energy costs, uneven heating, and frequent repairs. At ROMA Heating & Cooling, we use precise calculations and considerations to ensure you get the most suitable furnace size for your home. Here’s how we approach the technical aspects of furnace sizing:

1. Calculate the Heat Load of Your Home

  • Square Footage: The basic step in determining furnace size is calculating the total heated square footage of your home.
  • Insulation Levels: Better insulated homes retain heat more efficiently, reducing the need for a higher BTU output.
  • Window Efficiency: Windows can be a significant source of heat loss. The type, size, and number of windows affect how much heating power you need.
  • Climate Zone: Homes in colder climates require a furnace with a higher BTU output compared to those in milder regions.
  • Building Materials and Construction: The materials used in your home’s construction, as well as its layout, can affect heat retention and distribution.

2. Understand BTU (British Thermal Unit)

  • Definition: BTU measures the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.
  • Application in Furnaces: The furnace’s BTU rating indicates its capacity to heat your home. It’s essential to choose a furnace with enough power to accommodate your specific heating requirements.

3. Calculating Furnace Size

  • General Rule of Thumb: As a basic rule, you can estimate the furnace size needed by using 30 to 60 BTUs per square foot in moderate to cold climates.
  • Detailed Calculations: For more accuracy, we perform Manual J calculations, which consider all aspects of your home’s construction, orientation, and family’s living habits to determine the precise heating load.

4. Consider Furnace Efficiency

  • AFUE Rating (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency): This percentage tells you how much of the fuel consumed by your furnace is used for heating versus how much is wasted. High-efficiency furnaces typically have an AFUE of 90% or more.
  • Cost Savings: Higher efficiency models may have a higher upfront cost but can significantly reduce your heating bills.

5. Types of Furnaces

  • Single-Stage Furnaces: These operate at full throttle or not at all, making them less efficient but more cost-effective for mild climates.
  • Two-Stage Furnaces: These can operate at full or partial power, which allows for better energy efficiency and comfort in variable climate conditions.
  • Modulating Furnaces: The most efficient, these adjust the heating output in small increments to precisely match your home’s heating demands.

Furnace Sizing Table by ROMA Heating & Cooling

FactorDescriptionImportance to Furnace Sizing
Square FootageTotal heated area of the home in square feet.Primary determinant of furnace size; more square footage requires a higher BTU.
Insulation QualityQuality and condition of wall and attic insulation.Better insulation reduces heating demand, potentially allowing for a smaller furnace.
Window EfficiencyAge, type, and quality of windows, including double-glazing and sealing.Efficient windows reduce heat loss, affecting furnace size requirements.
Climate ZoneGeographical climate zone based on average winter temperatures.Colder climates require furnaces with higher BTU ratings.
Building MaterialsMaterials used in the home’s construction, such as brick, wood, or concrete.Some materials retain heat better than others, influencing furnace capacity needs.
Home LayoutThe design of the home, including ceiling heights, open spaces, and number of floors.Complex layouts might require more powerful or additional heating solutions.
BTU RequirementsThe amount of heat required to heat one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit in your specific home context.Directly correlates to the furnace’s output capacity to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures.
Furnace Efficiency (AFUE)The percentage of fuel converted into heat vs. the amount wasted.Higher AFUE ratings indicate a more efficient furnace, providing long-term savings.
Type of FurnaceSingle-stage, two-stage, or modulating furnaces.Depending on the heating needs, different types provide better efficiency and comfort.

Optimal Furnace Sizing for Diverse Home Types in BC

When sizing furnaces for homes in British Columbia, various factors such as home size, insulation quality, climate zone, and efficiency needs must be considered. Here are five examples of how to calculate the appropriate furnace size for different types of homes in BC:

1. Single-Family Home in Vancouver (Moderate Climate)

  • Home Size: 2,000 sq ft
  • Insulation: Moderately insulated
  • BTU Calculation: Approx. 45 BTUs per sq ft
    • Total BTUs: 90,000 BTU furnace
  • Reasoning: Moderate climate with consistent heating needs due to typical rainy and mild winter conditions.
  • Furnace Type: Two-stage furnace for efficiency and comfort.

2. Townhouse in Kelowna (Colder Winters)

  • Home Size: 1,500 sq ft
  • Insulation: Well-insulated
  • BTU Calculation: Approx. 50 BTUs per sq ft
    • Total BTUs: 75,000 BTU furnace
  • Reasoning: Colder climate requiring a higher BTU per square foot. Well-insulated to handle temperature swings.
  • Furnace Type: High-efficiency, two-stage furnace to manage colder spikes efficiently.

3. Rural Cabin in Northern BC (Very Cold Winters)

  • Home Size: 800 sq ft
  • Insulation: Poorly insulated
  • BTU Calculation: Approx. 60 BTUs per sq ft
    • Total BTUs: 48,000 BTU furnace
  • Reasoning: Very cold climate with inadequate insulation increases the BTU requirement.
  • Furnace Type: Modulating furnace for continuous and efficient heating.

4. Luxury Home in West Vancouver (Large Area)

  • Home Size: 5,000 sq ft
  • Insulation: Highly insulated
  • BTU Calculation: Approx. 40 BTUs per sq ft
    • Total BTUs: 200,000 BTU furnace
  • Reasoning: Large space with high insulation quality; however, large square footage necessitates a significant heating output.
  • Furnace Type: Multiple modulating furnaces or a zoned HVAC system for efficient and effective heating across different areas.

5. Condo in Surrey (Urban Setting)

  • Home Size: 1,000 sq ft
  • Insulation: Good insulation
  • BTU Calculation: Approx. 35 BTUs per sq ft
    • Total BTUs: 35,000 BTU furnace
  • Reasoning: Urban area with well-insulated building materials and moderate climate conditions.
  • Furnace Type: Single-stage furnace sufficient for consistent, moderate climate control.

Summary of Calculations and Recommendations:

Each scenario takes into account the specific needs based on climate, insulation, and living space. At ROMA Heating & Cooling, we customize our furnace solutions to meet these diverse requirements, ensuring each home in British Columbia is equipped with the most efficient and suitable furnace for its unique environment.

Top Furnace Brands We Service

ROMA Heating & Cooling services a wide array of furnace brands, offering reliable and efficient service solutions tailored to each brand’s specific needs. Here are ten prominent brands we service along with five specific models for each that we commonly handle:

  1. Lennox

    • SLP98V Variable-Capacity Gas Furnace
    • EL296V High-Efficiency, Two-Stage Gas Furnace
    • ML195 Gas Furnace
    • SL280V Variable Speed Gas Furnace
    • EL180E Gas Furnace
  2. Trane

    • XC95m with ComfortLink II Technology
    • XV95 Gas Furnace
    • S9V2-VS Gas Furnace
    • XR95 Gas Furnace
    • XT95 Gas Furnace
  3. Carrier

    • Infinity® 98 Gas Furnace With Greenspeed Intelligence
    • Performance™ 96 Gas Furnace
    • Comfort™ 95 Gas Furnace
    • Infinity® 80 Gas Furnace
    • Performance™ Boost 80 Gas Furnace
  4. Goodman

    • GMVM97 Modulating Gas Furnace
    • GMVC96 Two-Stage Gas Furnace
    • GMEC96 Multi-Speed Gas Furnace
    • GMSS96 Single-Stage Gas Furnace
    • GCSS92 Single-Stage Gas Furnace
  5. Rheem

    • Prestige® Series Modulating R98V Gas Furnace
    • Classic Plus® Series R92T Gas Furnace
    • Classic® Series R92P Gas Furnace
    • Classic® Series Multi Position Gas Furnaces
    • Prestige® Series R97V Gas Furnace
  6. Amana

    • AMVM97 Modulating Variable-Speed Furnace
    • ACVM97 Modulating Variable-Speed Furnace
    • AMEC96 Multi-Speed Furnace
    • AMVC96 Gas Furnace
    • AMS8 Gas Furnace
  7. Bryant

    • Evolution® System Plus 98m Gas Furnace
    • Preferred™ Series 96t Gas Furnace
    • Legacy™ Line Fixed-Speed 90 Gas Furnace
    • Evolution® Variable-Speed Gas Furnace
    • Legacy™ Line Fixed-Speed 80 Gas Furnace
  8. Daikin

    • DM97MC Series Modulating Gas Furnace
    • DM96VE Multi-Speed Ecm Gas Furnace
    • DM80VC Two-Stage Gas Furnace
    • DM92SS Single-Stage, Multi-Speed Gas Furnace
    • DM80HE Multi-Speed Gas Furnace
  9. Maytag

    • M1200 PGC2MQ iQ Drive Fully Modulating Gas Furnace
    • M120 97% AFUE Gas Furnaces
    • M1200 95.1% AFUE Gas Furnaces
    • M120 92% AFUE Gas Furnaces
    • M1200 PGF1RA Gas Furnace
  10. Heil

    • QuietComfort® Deluxe 98 Gas Furnace
    • QuietComfort® Deluxe 96 Gas Furnace
    • QuietComfort® 80 Gas Furnace
    • Performance 95 Gas Furnace
    • Performance 92 Gas Furnace

Why Choose ROMA for Your Furnace Needs?

  • Expertise: Over 25 years of experience in the HVAC industry.
  • Reliability: We provide fast, reliable services across all sub-areas of the Greater Vancouver Region including Burnaby, Vancouver, North VancouverNew Westminster, and more.
  • 24/7 Availability: Our emergency services ensure that you’re never left in the cold.

Ready for Expert Installation?

Contact ROMA Heating & Cooling today at info@Romaheating.ca or visit our location for a personalized consultation and precise furnace sizing. Our experienced technicians are ready to provide you with efficient, reliable, and tailored heating solutions.

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For top-notch furnace installation, maintenance, and repair services, please contact ROMA Heating & Cooling at info@Romaheating.ca or visit our location.

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Why Choose ROMA?

Certified Expertise

Trusted professionals delivering top-quality HVAC solutions since 1999.

Customized Comfort

Tailored heating and cooling solutions to meet your unique needs.

Quality Assurance

High-quality products and meticulous service from industry-leading brands.

Energy Efficiency

Advanced solutions that reduce your bills and environmental footprint.

24/7 Emergency Response

Immediate help available anytime, ensuring your comfort is never compromised.

Exceptional Service

Dedicated support and customer care that exceed expectations every step of the way.

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