According to Sherwood Farm Group, as of 2010, the Longwood Furnace Company is no longer in operation. However, some information about the furnaces that they manufactured is still available. Many of these furnaces are still in operation. The Longwood Furnace Company manufactured wood-burning furnaces that were also dual fuel, meaning they could be operated on fuel oil, natural gas or propane.Know More
According to Sherwood Farm Group, Longwood furnaces were built to accommodate lengths of firewood up to about 5 feet. This unusual design feature was the source for the company's name. The high-efficiency burner on a Longwood Furnace has a heat output of 150,00 BTU according to the company's original marketing literature. The sales price was around $2,500 more than 25 years ago as of 2014, and the cost of installation through a heating contractor was an additional expense.
Longwood Furnace was a small manufacturing company in Missouri that sold its units through conventional dealers. After Longwood went out of business, Joe Dennis, a former salesman for the company, maintained a Longwood furnace-parts company until his death in 2000. His wife and daughter maintained the parts business through internet sales, but that business has also been discontinued as of 2014.Learn more about Industries
External growth is when a business or a company increases its profits through mergers and acquisition rather than its operation. The main goal is to bring the external finance into the company and achieve greater market share. External growth allows the company to expand quickly, but it is also associated with a number of problems; for example, when companies are merged, creating a unifying culture is usually hard.Full Answer >
Trane variable-speed furnaces work by using a greater range of fan speeds to more precisely direct airflow to heat or cool a home, delivering enhanced efficiency and reducing the frequency of hot or cold spots during operation. Intelligent sensors determine when fan-speed changes are necessary.Full Answer >
As of 2015, find a company or person to fix a Carrier gas furnace by checking the For Owners portion of the Carrier website. The website carries tips about general maintenance and also allows Carrier owners to find a local dealer for installation and service.Full Answer >
As of 2015, it is not possible to buy a Burnham furnace to be used at home, as the company only produces furnaces and boilers for commercial and industrial use. The company manufactures all of its products from its facilities at 1239 Harrisburg Pike in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.Full Answer >