If you have a choice between heating your home with an electric or a gas furnace, you’ll want to take all the costs into account when comparing them. If you don’t, you could end up paying more than you otherwise would over the long run for heating. A heating contractor can help you decide on the best solution for you. Equipment Costs A typical gas furnace costs between $2,300 and $3,000, while the average price of electric furnaces is between $1,000 and $2,500. Many look at the upfront cost and think an electric furnace is what they want, but we’ll soon see that’s often not the right choice. Fuel Costs Heat is measured using British Thermal Units (BTUs). The most common way to measure heating costs is to find the cost to heat 1,000,000 BTUs. An average home will require anywhere from 50,000,000 to 150,000,000 BTUs to heat during winter….
HVAC Tips from Sears Heating and Cooling
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