How is heat produced in an oil furnace?

Answer An oil furnace produces heat by igniting liquid oil in a burning chamber and distributing the heat through a ventilation system.MixtureLiquid oil must first be mixed with air to provide essential o... Read More »

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How much heat is produced on a wood stove top?

Most manufacturers of wood stoves list heat output in British Thermal Units (BTU's). The average wood stove falls in the 25,000 to 80,000 BTU range, which can heat a home up to 2,000 square feet. T... Read More »

What is a heat exchanger in a furnace?

A heat exchanger transfers heat from the inside of a furnace to the surrounding air to warm a home. Because the heat exchanger contains combustible gases, a defective unit usually requires replacem... Read More »

How Does a Heat Exchanger in a Gas Furnace Work?

Gas furnaces are known for their safety and longevity. However, heat exchanger problems do have the potential for products of combustion to leak into conditioned, occupied space via air ducts. ... Read More »

What causes heat to be produced in appliances such as lights toasters and ovens?

Heat is a form of energy and in appliances like toasters energy is transmitted into the metal of the toaster causing the heat.Resistance to the flow of the electricity through the coils of wire in ... Read More »