While the two systems can both be run through floor or ceiling ducts, and can both incorporate add-on refrigerated cooling, they differ greatly in terms of cost and efficiency.
There are two main advantages to choosing gas heating:
- Its running costs are lower than electric heating
- It’s more environmentally friendly
For many people, it’s very important that they can stay warm throughout winter having to pay expensive energy bills. And because heating and cooling make a significant contribution to our household bills, many people choose gas heating for its lower running costs and its ability to heat up larger spaces far more effectively than electric heating.
It’s also more environmentally friendly than electric heating, generating much less greenhouse gas.
If natural gas is unavailable in your area, or you do not wish to connect your home to natural gas, there are still ways you can create efficient electric heating. Keep reading below to see how you can make your electricity-powered heating more efficient.