is it possible to change my oil burner to an electric 1? How big of a job is it?
want to heat my radiators using electric rather than the existing oil burner, plz help
Asked By: Baz Mc2Shoes - 1/31/2011
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It is possible, but not typically done. Electricity is expensive. What makes it less so is using off peak electricity or taking advantage of zoning to reduce the size of the heated area... More
Answered By: Breath on the Wind - 1/31/2011
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I suggest you rethink this. I knew some people 30 years ago who heated their home with electric and their bill was over 200 per month. What do you think the current cost would be?
Answered By: Ed Smurf - 1/31/2011
Yes, it is definitely possible. You will need to run a new electric line from your breaker box to your burner. As far as scope, I wouldn't get into it personally. It's something a good electrician can do in an hour or two.
Answered By: bek - 1/31/2011
A lot depends on how old the systems and the house is. How well insulated is it... More
Answered By: J. - 2/1/2011
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