What’s the true cost of home heating in B.C.?Infographic: Heating your home with clean electricity doesn’t have to increase your bill

Publication - May 18, 2017 - By Dylan Heerema, Steven Cretney

Gas furnace or electric heat pump?

As this Pembina Institute infographic shows, these two home heating options come with different costs and benefits in B.C.

For most homes, the costs are comparable and both options are far cheaper than using baseboard heaters.

Heating with natural gas, however, results in much more carbon and air pollution than electric heating.



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