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

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 seasoning, carting and cutting.
  • Can produce up to 24Kw in heat
    output.
  • 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.
  • Low maintenance.
  • Can dehumidfy.
  • Instant heat.
  • Ambience of the
    flame.
  • Can heat the whole
    home.
  • Has a thermostat
    to regulate heat.
  • Freestanding fires
    can be cooked on.
    Insert models also
    available.
  • 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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