Written by Brad Crawford
If you need HVAC equipment, you may be tempted to buy through an online retailer to save a little bit of money up front. Online vendors have lower overhead costs, allowing them to offer you brand-name furnaces, boilers, water heaters, heat pumps and air conditioners at reduced prices. However, these savings come with significant risks – risks that could end up costing you a lot of money in the end. You should take these potential problems into careful consideration and deal with a licensed professional contractor in your area rather than buying the equipment from an online retailer .