A heat pump might be the best hedge against rising fuel costs, plus it offers the versatility of providing cooling as well as heating. However, heat pumps usually are not adequate to provide heating in really cold climates, so you would have to augment it with some other heat source. A 15 year old furnace should not need replacing, so using it with the heat pump might be the best solution.
You must have a heat pump with electric auxilliary heat.
How can you covert an oil furnace to an electric furnace
I heard my friends talking about an electric furnace, but I don't know what it is used for. What is an electric furnace used for?
67,500 BTU electric furnace
form_title= Electric Furnace form_header= Keep warm with an electric furnace. Do you need to replace an existing furnace?*= () Yes () No How old is your home?*= _  What is the square footage of your home? *= _  Will the furnace be the sole source of heating?*= () Yes () No
Yes, An Electric Furnace is Cost effectivecomparison with gas and fuel.
form_title=Central Humidifier Installation form_header=7443 Please state the type of furnace you have.*= () Forced air gas () Forced air electric () Other What is the location of the furnace?*= () Attic () Garage () Closet () Roof () Other
What type of furnace do you have?electric
an electric furnace runs off of 208/230 Volts while a typical gas furnace runs off of 120 also a gas furnace will have a valve for the gas relay where the gas enters the furnace.
My electric furnace has suddenly stopped working. Where can I buy a new one?
Ten to fifteen 1000 watt baseboard heaters is equal to a 10 or 15 kilowatt electric furnace.