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Old 04-01-2009, 01:19 PM   #16
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Something's not right here. While efficient (watts in vs. watts out) electricity is a very expensive way to make heat.

Is there really a such thing as an electric boiler?
Yep, lots of them.

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Old 04-01-2009, 01:41 PM   #17
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Re-read the thread - he pays 1/10 the electric cost that I do
If I had his rate I'd be using electric too
That's my point, I'm skeptical about the rate. If he's really paying 1.15 cents per Kwh, that would be the lowest in the country by several orders of magnitude.
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Old 04-01-2009, 04:23 PM   #18
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Maybe he's only looking at KW rate, and not delivery and transmission fees.
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Maybe he's only looking at KW rate, and not delivery and transmission fees.


Think I would call B-4 I made a decision on what I installed as to rates I would be paying per kw as a customer
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get yourself a nice wood stove installed for when the rates get too high to heat with electric....
we 'supplement' our propane furnace with wood stove. we only fill the tank every few years...

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