What is an Oil Furnace?
An oil furnace is a type of furnace that heats a home or business by burning heating oil. Oil furnaces are commonly used by those in colder climates, as they perform well under these conditions. When Lexington temperatures drop, many home and business owners in the area turn to oil furnace systems to keep them warm. Oil furnaces are accompanied by a storage tank which holds heating oil for use. This tank is connected to the furnace, and when the system runs, the pump moves heating oil from the tank to the furnace for use. Heating oil to made into a mist which is ignited to begin the heating process. The system’s heat exchanger warms the air, and it is moved into living areas through ductwork.