Fuel source / Discussions

What does it take to get a water heater air-conditioner and heater mini-split?

...source heat pump as well as an air to water heat pump water heater? Increased efficiency with an air source heat pump and heat pump water heater working in ta...

Posted by Réal Paquin May 28, 2020, 12:44 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

What is the best type of home heating system?

...source is radiant. That is the exchange of heat between our bodies and the surfaces of a home. Various forms of radiant heat can be provided by all those fuel s...

Posted by Jennifer Doll Jan. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses

Which radiant floor heat is best?

...fuel source, whether that’s gas or electric. You may have seen this page but have a look if not, there is a comparison of the pros and cons of the different sys...

Posted by tony wolff Dec. 25, 2020, 1:22 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 Responses

What is the best type of radiant floor heating for a garage?

...sources in Ontario, but it is the most common heat source in Quebec. An Ontario resident installing a radiant floor would probably choose hydronic with a gas bo...

Posted by J.F. March 24, 2017, 11:14 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

What is better for a small slab on grade foundation: water (glycol) or electrical radiant heat?

...fuel, hydronic with a gas boiler is often the better choice. So first I think you should decide on your fuel source, being electric or gas. Then get a few quote...

Posted by Mark Dixon July 7, 2020, 2:56 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 3 Responses

What is the payout for converting from gas heat to electric heat?

...fuel supply, cost of systems and equipment, operational cost, total heat load of the house, etc..) so don’t get your hopes up too high for an answer but we can ...

Posted by Fred Beaulac Jan. 24, 2020, 10:38 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses

Is solar air heating for a floor as efficient as solar hydronic?

...fuel source (gas, electricity, propane etc) will affect cost and efficiency, but differences in how you deliver heat isn’t as big a factor in determining effici...

Posted by Ryan Johnson Dec. 7, 2020, 9:02 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 Responses