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jenhermes

03:41PM | 01/05/07
Member Since: 01/04/07
1 lifetime posts
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How much on average would it cost to convert a three story house (built in 1929)from a boiler system to forced air electric heat?

We are thinking about buying a house with a boiler system and are a little leary because there are not a lot of people in town that still work on boiler systems. It is listed as hot water heat and from what I saw it is a very old system, although it looks very well upkept.

We want to put a bid on the house based on what it would cost to convert it.

Any suggestions would be wonderful.

Thanks

cubswin1

07:43AM | 01/06/07
Member Since: 12/12/06
6 lifetime posts
Agree with Mr Kestenholz. Radiant heat in an older house is much better than any forced air system. Unless you plan to make major insulation upgrades, stick with the boiler.
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