With the cold Minnesota winter quickly closing in, it is most definitely time to start giving some thought to the condition of your home's furnace. With all of the blizzards, below-freezing nights, and windy days, no local homeowner wants to be left without a working furnace. If you have never had your furnace go out in below zero temperatures, then you can consider yourself lucky, especially if your furnace is getting on in years. If your furnace has seen the turn of a decade or two, or it just isn't performing like it used to, now might be the perfect time to look at having your old furnace replaced with a new one. With 2017 just around the corner, and fuel costs forecast to rise in the coming year, the time to act is now. Here are just a couple of ways that replacing your old furnace now can help you cut your Furnace Costs for the coming year.