Here is a guide to comparing heating sources & applications, based on a home of approximately 2,000 square feet.
These figures are based on a home of approximately 2,000 square feet and in Canadian dollars. They are as of April 2011 for Cowichan Valley, BC.
|Energy/Fuel Source||Heat Value In BTU||Units||Cost/Unit||Cost/1,000,000 BTU||Approx. Annual Cost|
|Air Source Heat Pump*||3,413||kWh||$.08/kW||$9.38||$938.00|
|Ground Source Heat Pump*||3,413||kWh||$.08/kW||$4.68||$468.00|
*Propane furnace @ 70% efficiency
**Oil furnace @ 60% efficiency
*Electric furnace @ 100% efficiency
*Air source heat pump @ 2.5 COP
For the full product line up please see the following link Daikin AC
For the full product line up please see the following link American Standard Air