If the electric entry capacity is 60 or 100 amps, an upgrade to 200 amps will be required. The large majority of homes equipped with a 200 amp entry have the required capacity to supply the power needed for the new electric heating system. In certain cases, such as homes with more than 4,000 square feet, an upgrade from 200 to 300 or 400 amps may be required.
Does écoconversions convert homes from oil heating systems to electricity with electric baseboards or convectors?admin2019-05-23T09:12:40-04:00
No, we specialize in the replacement of oil heating and dual energy heating systems with central warm air or hot water (boilers) electric heating systems. However, with the conversion of a central heating system, we can install an electric baseboard or a convector in a specific area of the home if needed.
What are the advantages of heating a home with electricity?admin2019-05-23T09:12:31-04:00
It is an urban myth! By installing an electric heating system with the proper kW capacity, the comfort level of heat is comparable to oil heating, but with less maintenance and mostly, no noise or air pollution!
My heating system is covered with asbestos. What is the safest way to remove this insulation material?admin2019-05-23T09:11:47-04:00
Asbestos is a toxic insulation material which requires the intervention of a company accredited by the CNSST which will take all the necessary precautions to provide a safe environment for the workers involved in the removal of the contaminant material, as well as for the people residing the premises:
During the initial free consultation, écoconversions inspects the premises to determine the right electric capacity required to meet all your heating and cooling requirements by evaluating the following factors:
The BTU capacity of the existing oil heating system
The property’s square footage of indoor liveable space
The insulation factor
Le type of property: (split) bungalow, split, cottage, duplex triplex, etc.
The location of the property: detached, semi-detached, row house, proximity to water and exposure to the elements
The capacity of the electric water heater: In cases where we convert an oil-fired water heater, we take into consideration the number of occupants, the daily routine of hot water usage, the frequency of taking baths vs showers, the use of a spa, etc
A winning formula: common sense
How long does it take to carry out the conversion?admin2019-05-23T09:11:17-04:00