Gas or Electric

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woodchuck
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Gas or Electric

Postby woodchuck » Sat May 05, 2018 8:16 am

Rehabbing an older apartment; doesn't have available hot water.
Trying to decide whether to install gas or electric hot water delivery.
Have used both options in the past but they were already in place at the building.
In researching this it appears gas is cheaper to use while electric is more convenient to install.
Any comments or suggestions are greatly appreciated.


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Re: Gas or electric?

Postby Formidable 1 » Sat May 05, 2018 12:33 pm

I'd go with gas if you're on a budget.
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Re: Gas or electric?

Postby Alpineprince » Sat May 05, 2018 1:30 pm

Need good water pressure for gas thermas! I have both but have not used the gas in years.
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Re: Gas or Electric

Postby gerard » Sun May 06, 2018 8:39 am

Things have changed. We used to have a gas boiler that cut out all of the time due to low pressure, but we swapped it for a new model a few years ago and found one that runs on practically zero pressure. Brand is Aquamaxx and the specs on the side say 2000Pa which is 0.02bar.

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