August 12

Get Off The Gas… And Here’s How And Why

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ custom_padding_last_edited=”on|tablet” _builder_version=”4.4.7″ background_image=”https://batman.automationagencydev.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Insider-Secrets-Title-BG.jpg” custom_margin=”30px|0px|0px|0px|false|false” custom_margin_tablet=”0px||||false|false” custom_margin_phone=”0px||||false|false” custom_margin_last_edited=”on|tablet” custom_padding=”60px||60px|0px|false|false” custom_padding_tablet=”50px||50px||false|false” custom_padding_phone=”30px||30px||false|false”][et_pb_row column_structure=”3_4,1_4″ _builder_version=”4.4.7″ width=”100%” custom_padding=”0px||0px|||”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″ _builder_version=”4.4.7″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.4.7″ header_font=”Calibri Bold|700|||||||” header_text_color=”#ffffff” header_font_size=”48px” background_image=”https://batman.automationagencydev.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Insider-Secrets-Rectangle-BG.png” background_size=”contain” background_position=”center_left” custom_padding=”10px||10px|30px|false|false” header_font_size_tablet=”40px” header_font_size_phone=”32px” header_font_size_last_edited=”on|desktop”]

Insider secrets # 6

[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”1_4″ _builder_version=”4.4.7″][et_pb_image src=”https://batman.automationagencydev.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Insider-Secrets-to-an-Energy-Efficient-Home-logo.png” show_bottom_space_tablet=”” show_bottom_space_phone=”” show_bottom_space_last_edited=”on|tablet” align_tablet=”center” align_phone=”” align_last_edited=”on|tablet” _builder_version=”4.4.7″ positioning=”relative” position_origin_a=”top_center” width=”100%” custom_margin=”-125px||||false|false” custom_margin_tablet=”0px||||false|false” custom_margin_phone=”” custom_margin_last_edited=”on|tablet” custom_padding=”0px|||||”][/et_pb_image][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.4.7″ custom_padding=”50px||0px||false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.4.7″ custom_padding=”0px||0px|||”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.4.7″][et_pb_post_title comments=”off” featured_image=”off” _builder_version=”4.4.7″ title_font_size=”30px” meta_text_color=”#000000″ meta_font_size=”14px” title_font_size_tablet=”26px” title_font_size_phone=”24px” title_font_size_last_edited=”on|phone” meta_font_size_tablet=”14px” meta_font_size_phone=”” meta_font_size_last_edited=”on|phone”][/et_pb_post_title][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.4.7″ custom_margin=”||0px||false|false” custom_margin_tablet=”||30px||false|false” custom_margin_phone=”” custom_margin_last_edited=”on|tablet” custom_padding=”0px||||false|false”][/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.4.7″ custom_padding=”29px||0px|||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.4.7″ custom_padding=”0px||0px||false|false”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.4.7″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.4.7″ text_font=”Calibri||||||||” text_text_color=”#666666″ custom_margin=”4px||||false|false”]Whilst gas ducted systems are quite common systems for heating the home, there are two good reasons for moving to an all-electric home. The first reason is an environmental reason.

Gas is not a renewable energy source, and whilst it’s considered a kind of “clean transition fuel”, the significant emission associated with getting gas and the pipeline of gas are not. From this perspective, it is worth considering switching to all-electric home as that can be 100% renewable.

The second reason is purely from an economic standpoint. When comparing ducted gas heating and split system heat in a table: for 30 kilowatts outputs, you need 43 kilowatts of input. This means that it is only 70% efficient, at 154 megajoules per hour, and at 2.7 cent per megajoules means a cost of $4.17 an hour. Within this data, there is a 20% loss of heat in the ducts. Even new ducted heating systems that are 95% efficient will cost $3.07 using the same arithmetic.

In comparison, a split system with 350% efficiency is considered mediocre. A good split system should be upwards of 500% efficient. With this in mind, and with 350% efficiency, to produce an output of 24 kilowatts, you would need 9.9 kilowatts of input. This means 25 megajoules per hour, at 30c per kilowatt-hour is $2.06 an hour to produce the same output.

So for the same output, the gas would cost you $3.07 to $4.17 per hour versus electric which would cost $2.06 per hour. Every hour.[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.4.7″ background_image=”https://batman.automationagencydev.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Insider-Secrets-Bottom-BG.jpg” custom_margin=”50px||||false|false” custom_padding=”60px||60px||false|false”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.4.7″ custom_padding=”0px||0px|||”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.4.7″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.4.7″ text_text_color=”#ffffff” text_font_size=”30px” text_line_height=”1.2em” text_orientation=”center” max_width=”90%” max_width_tablet=”” max_width_phone=”” max_width_last_edited=”on|tablet” module_alignment=”center” text_font_size_tablet=”24px” text_font_size_phone=”20px” text_font_size_last_edited=”on|tablet”]We’ve got all your DIY energy efficiency project needs, visit ecoMasterStore.com.au[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]


Tags


You may also like

Stairway To Heaven Or Stairway To Big Energy Costs?

What You Need To Know About Multi-storey Homes That Can Save You $$$

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}

Subscribe to our newsletter now!

>