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Using gas boilers to heat the home is less expensive than using electric boilers. As of 2015, a gas boiler uses gas as the primary fuel source, which is cheaper than electricity. However, gas boilers have a higher upfron... More »

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Gas boilers are tanks that sit on top of a burner that is heated by burning natural gas to spread heat into the tank. The tank heats water for hot water and sends it through the pipes to faucets or, depending on the boil... More »

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As of 2015, natural gas boilers provide the most cost-effective means of heating a home. While fossil fuel prices fluctuate over time, natural gas prices are projected to remain relatively stable compared to oil. More »

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Natural gas boilers and furnaces offer superior heating over heat pumps in cold regions, although their benefits wane in more temperate areas. Operating costs vary depending on local natural gas and electricity prices. More »

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As of 2015, natural gas boilers provide the most cost-effective means of heating a home. While fossil fuel prices fluctuate over time, natural gas prices are projected to remain relatively stable compared to oil. More »

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Wood boilers are generally designed to be placed outdoors, which can free space within the home in comparison to gas boilers. In addition, those who own enough forested land can have effectively free heating fuel. More »

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