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dgalenski

02:46AM | 01/15/03
Member Since: 01/02/03
31 lifetime posts
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How good do electric heat pumps work? Are they more efficient than electric baseboard heating. I am too scared to see the bills with my electric baseboards, so i heat with a pellet stove and woodburner which don't always do the job in my 2500 sq. ft. house

jhansen

08:54AM | 02/02/03
Member Since: 02/01/03
5 lifetime posts
I have had 3 heatpumps and would not have another on a forced air system. They always feel drafty and run several times longer than a standard gas, oil or electric. They also have a shorter life span as they run summer and winter for these longer periods.

Pellet stove? Boy did I hate the one I had! Couldn't depend on it staying lit. It was real noisy too!

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