Which form of Heating?

Purchasing a new heating source can be an expensive outlay, so making the right choice is very important.  Abode Heating & Insulation 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 making your final decision.  

 

 Cost

HOME HEATING RUNNING COSTS  

                    

Source: https://www.energywise.govt.nz/at-home/heating-and-cooling/types-of-heater/

 Fuel

 

Woodburner

Heat Pump

Pellet Fire

Gas

  • Wood is a
    sustainable resource.
  • Is carbon neutral.
  • Requires 1-2
    years to season.
  • Carting and cutting
    of wood can be
    physically demanding and messy.
  • Can produce up to 24Kw in heat
    output.
  • Some may have access to fire firewood.
  • 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 15Kg bags.
  • Years supply delivered to your
    door and stacked within half an hour.
  • 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.
  • Can heat the whole home - with assistance of heat transfer system.
  • Instant heat.
  • Programmable.
  • Has a thermostat to regulate heat.
  • Great in rental properties.
  • Has cooling mode.
  • Low maintenance.
  • Option to  dehumidfy.
  • Instant heat.
  • Ambience of the
    flame.
  • Can heat the whole home.
  • Has a thermostat
    to regulate heat.
  • User feedback very positive despite low public awareness of Pellet Fires.
  • Contemporary
    Italian design
    options available in various colours.
  • Instant heat.
  • Ambience of the flame.
  • Has a thermostat to regulate heat.

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