The heat pump can save approximately 40% in energy costs over a central electric furnace and approximately 20% over electric cable heat or baseboard heat installations. Expected demand for any type electric heat is about the same during very cold weather.
Rushing, Larry L., "Statistical Comparison of Energy Requirements for Different Types of Residential Electric Heating" (1976). UMR-MEC Conference on Energy. 190.
3rd Annual UMR-MEC Conference on Energy (1976: Oct. 12-14, Rolla, MO)
Article - Conference proceedings
Building Energy Usage
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