are new electric furnaces more efficient

How to Compare Home Heating Systems



How to Compare Home Heating Systems

Technology also offers new alternatives to consider ... Despite their superior efficiency, however, electric furnaces are almost always more expensive to operate than gas-fired units.

You'll Save More on Green Home Improvements Under the Inflation Reduction Act



You'll Save More on Green Home Improvements Under the Inflation Reduction Act

If the Inflation Reduction Act becomes law, tax credits for energy-efficient home improvements will be extended and expanded.

NYCHA, state invest $70M in energy-efficient heating and cooling



NYCHA, state invest $70M in energy-efficient heating and cooling

The New York City Housing Authority is partnering with the state on a $70 million initiative to develop energy-efficient heating and cooling systems for thousands of apartments. Last week the New York ...

NYC public housing to become more energy efficient under $70M plan unveiled by Gov. Hochul and Mayor Adams



NYC public housing to become more energy efficient under $70M plan unveiled by Gov. Hochul and Mayor Adams

Hochul touted the $70 million worth of “green investments in public housing” as a way to decarbonize NYCHA buildings by swapping out fossil fuel burning boilers with individual electric heat pumps for ...

New York public housing is poised for electric heating and cooling upgrades from a California startup



New York public housing is poised for electric heating and cooling upgrades from a California startup

Vince Romanin, the CEO of Gradient, discusses the market for heat pumps and a New York City Housing Authority contract to rethink HVAC for residents vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

Inefficient building electrification risks prolonging fossil fuel use



Inefficient building electrification risks prolonging fossil fuel use

A new study finds that decarbonization pathways need to incorporate more efficient electric heating technologies and more renewable energy sources to minimize strain on the U.S. electric grid ...

Washington is the first state to require all-electric heating in new buildings



Washington is the first state to require all-electric heating in new buildings

Electric heat pumps extract heat from the outside air and are more energy efficient that gas heating ... flexible in regards to water heating. Washington’s new code does contain a few exceptions ...

R.I.’s New Heat Pump Program Offers Incentives to Install Energy-Efficient Systems



R.I.’s New Heat Pump Program Offers Incentives to Install Energy-Efficient Systems

The state registered its first heat wave of the year last month when temperatures exceeded 90 degrees for six consecutive days. Residents in the Providence area experienced the fourth-warmest July on ...

The role of seasonal demand in an all-electric scenario



The role of seasonal demand in an all-electric scenario

Peak solar production does not coincide with peak heating demand, and a team of researchers determined that meeting this demand with renewables alone will require massive deployment of renewables on ...

New contracts will help low-income families in Denver make their homes more energy efficient



New contracts will help low-income families in Denver make their homes more energy efficient

A Denver committee on Wednesday approved two contracts that would help low-income families make their homes more energy efficient through the Healthy Electric Efficient Homes program.

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