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fur·nace

(fŭr'năs),
A stovelike apparatus containing a chamber for heating, melting, or fusing.

fur·nace

(fŭr'năs)
A stovelike apparatus containing a chamber for heating, melting, or fusing dental materials.

furnace,

n an apparatus in which to generate heat.
furnace, inlay,
n a furnace used for eliminating the wax from an inlay mold and establishing the proper condition and temperature of the investment to receive the molten casting gold.
furnace, porcelain,
n a furnace used for fusing, firing, or fusion.
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By working with a trusted professional, property owners can ensure their oil furnaces reach peak performance capacity as well as meet the latest safety standards set in place by the Technical Safety and Standards Authority (TSSA).
Today, fewer than 8,000 homes in Lane, Douglas and Coos counties are heated by oil furnaces, Huber said.
Most Energy Star oil furnaces boast efficiencies in the 83 percent to 86 percent range, with condensing oil furnaces at about 95 percent.
Yes, older oil furnaces can have a much lower efficiency than today's natural gas furnaces or even today's new oil furnaces.
And the Sears people, already in business by that time, and well aware that a husband's chance of winning one of these domestic tiffs ranges from zip to zero, had an oil furnace already loaded by the time my dear (make that costly) wife called.
It's the reason many local property owners are now choosing oil furnace service options through Mannion Petroleum.
And, not just any chimney, a big, hulking masonry chimney connected to a big oil furnace.
And the quality of the heat from an oil furnace, its partisans contend, is second to none.
So you might be able to replace that old oil furnace with a high efficiency unit, replace the old water heater (go solar
The maintenance tasks involving the blower chamber also apply to oil furnaces; however, oil furnace combustion chambers are very different and should only be worked on by professionals.
Tenders are invited for Remove and Replace existing Oil Furnace to LP at the Green Ridge Youth Center