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Posted by Hotwire on May 11th, 2001 07:12 PM
In reply to Gas furnace or electric furnace on new build? What would you do? by Rick on May 9th, 2001 09:39 AM [Go to top of thread]

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Hey Rick, I hope you see this late follow-up.
We built a new glass house (windows, BIG windows everywhere. We built a 2-story tudor style with a full basement. 2300sf. Looked at many heating plants. Decided on a GEOTHERMAL heat pump furnace.
Here in Ohio, yearly temps go from -10 to 100. furnace works GREAT. Has electric back-up heat(that never comes on) plus heats our hot water tank from leftover energy. Our bills average $95 a month for EVERTHING. Cost is about $4000-$6000 more than a convential heat pump unit. But with those type of electric bills our payback on the additional amount was 5 yrs. By the way, there is no noisy air conditioner setting outside either.
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