Monthly Archives: May 2012

Furnace Prices: Gas Furnace Installation Cost In Vancouver

Here are some ballpark prices for installing a gas furnace in Vancouver BC: Basic 90-93% efficient furnace, budget installation: $4000 95% efficient two-stage furnace: $4800 95% efficient variable speed furnace:  $5300 95-98% efficient variable capacity furnace: $5800 ‌• These are … Continue reading

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Environment Canada: Hot Summer Forecasted For Canada (Including Vancouver)

Environment Canada has just released their most recent forecast for the summer, and they’re calling for a hot summer across Canada, including the Greater Vancouver area! You can check out the forecasts at http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/saisons/index_e.html . They admit that their long-range … Continue reading

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CMHC Study: Tankless water heaters use 46% less gas than hot water tanks

The Energy Factor (EF) rating system provides a means of comparing the efficiency of hot water heating systems. Hot water tanks, for example, have EFs ranging from about 0.53 to 0.62 (the minimum energy factor of a 40 gallon gas … Continue reading

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