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O/T One of the Most Efficient Heating System

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  1. trap41

    trap41 TS Member

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    Incredible, odorless, efficient and economical. $150.00 a month to heat a 2500 sq.ft area, temp at 72 degrees.

    Just sounding a happy tune here for everyone to hear.
     
  2. halfmile

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    -16ยบ here this AM. Is the 150/month guaranteed? Like Mike says.
     
  3. trap41

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    The heated area of the home is approx. 1400 to 1800 sq feet. It varies because the doors of the bathrooms and laundry rooms are closed most of the time.... if they remain open then the sq.ft is at 1800 sq.ft. the rest is storage space, closets. I do have a basement that I donot heat.

    Average outside temp this week -5 to -10 at night to 20 to 35 during the day.

    Ranch style home with basement.

    Fiberglass insulation: 14" in attic, 6" in walls.

    So far this year, I have used between 40 to 50 gallons of kerosene per month.

    Kerosene costs vary per gallon 3.15 to 3.27.

    Trap
     
  4. trap41

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    Peter J,

    mine were close to $2200.00 last year using my 10 year old oil furnace.I will use it for back up.

    As of today I have not needed to.
     
  5. trap41

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    Northeast
     
  6. trap41

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    This little heater has been sold out since August of last year.

    They can't make them fast enough.

    The new super efficient kerosene heater from Japan.

    Known as the cleanest burning kerosene heater in the world.

    Kerosene heat has come a long way.

    Mash on the link.
     
  7. trap41

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    A therm factor is used by gas companies to convert the volume of gas used to its heat equivalent, and thus calculate the actual energy use.

    Pat then what is the X therm that it contains?
     
  8. ljutic73

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    I heat my large home (3600 sq.ft) in southern Alberta with an 84% efficient hot water boiler. It replaced a pair of 94% efficient pulse boilers....only problem was, when I priced out new replacement high efficiency boilers, they were 300% higher cost than the mid-efficiency unit....the end result is we're warm, and I spend about $400 for natural gas on a cold month and I saved $5000 by buying the system I did. My home (built in 1984)is also very well insulated and has Andersen low E glass windows which make a huge difference summer and winter.

    Ron
     
  9. ZEREX

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    anyone ever consider geothermal with two wells?
     
  10. Catpower

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    The btu content of the fuel is all you have to work with

    Fuel Oil = 144,000 BTU per gal
    LP = 90,000 per gal
    Kerosene 130,000 per gallon
    Nat gas 1,000 per therm
    Elect = 3.41 but per watt

    If you're getting more than that, congratulations, you've just invented perpetual motion, you will have more money than the Arabs!
     
  11. Dr.Longshot

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    Trap41 we just had our first cold snap, normally the average sized home 1800-
    2000 Sq Ft uses 400-500 gals of fuel oil per season, most fuel oil furnaces are 82% effecient, that is late model ones. If you are only using 40-50 gals a month, it has not been cold where you are yet. With Kerosene what is your heating unit? Portable kerosene heaters?

    I am retired from the HVAC business and am very famialar with heating costs.

    Gary Bryant
    Dr.longshot
     
  12. trap41

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    Dr. Longshot.... click on the link.... this is the unit
     
  13. LearPilot

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    ZEREX, Last year I put in a new heat pump with back up LP. Altho I am extremely pleased with the heat and the operational cost, I did look into a thermo well system. Way to expensive for my pocket but it undoubtedly is the way to go.. Seems like free heat and hot water to me. Ground temp is 55 so you raise your heat 13 degrees.
     
  14. kallen

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    Wait, global warming is coming and no need for heaters.
     
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