Which form of Heating?

Purchasing a new heating source can be an expensive outlay, so making the right choice is very important.  Abode offers a free no obligation home heating assessment of your property.  The following comparisons of cost, type of fuel and features, may assist you with the decision.  


 Cost

 

                    

 Fuel

 

Woodburner

Heat Pump

Pellet Fire

Gas

  • Wood is a sustainable resource.
  • Is carbon neutral.
  • Requires seasoning, carting and cutting.
  • As an electrical form of heating a heat pump is the most efficient appliance available.
  • Electricity is readily available.
  • Is semi-renewable.
  • Pellets are a sustainable resource.
  • Are carbon neutral.
  • Are made from a by-product of forestry.
  • Usually come in 20Kg bags.
  • Gas is available in line or bottle form.
  • Is non renewable.

 Features

  

Woodburner

Heat Pump

Pellet Fire

Gas

  • Heat and ambience of the flame.
  • Can heat the whole home.
  • Doesn’t require electricity.
  • Freestanding fires can be cooked on.
  • Wetback capable.
  • Instant heat.
  • Programmable.
  • Has a thermostat to regulate heat.
  • Great in rental properties
  • Instant heat.
  • Ambience of the flame.
  • Can heat the whole home.
  • Has a thermostat to regulate heat.
  • Freestanding fires can be cooked on.
  • Instant heat.
  • Ambience of the flame.
  • Has a thermostat to regulate heat.

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