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Find the right heating & cooling solution for your home.


Could you save on your energy costs by upgrading?
Use this calculator to compare your estimated heating and
cooling costs using different energy sources and equipment.

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Estimated Energy Costs

Here’s how the equipment you selected compares to your current estimated energy usage and costs. Choose an equipment option to see more detailed information.

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Knowing where your home is located will help us determine the heating and
cooling costs in your area.

Size

Tip: We'll use this to get a rough idea of how much space you have to heat and
cool, so only include finished living areas.

Age

Construction trends change over the years. We can tell a lot about how your home
retains and absorbs heat just by knowing when it was built.

Windows

My home has about as many windows as…

Energy Fact: Windows allow more energy to escape than walls, so the amount of windows you have can make a big impact on the overall efficiency of your home.

Residents

Energy Fact: The more people in a home, the more fluctuation there is in energy consumption.

Stories

 
 
 

Tip: If your basement or attic is a finished living area that you
heat or cool, include it in your tally. Otherwise, leave it out.

Heating Equipment

I currently heat my home with

As the name implies, radiant heat radiates from direct heating units — usually in the ceiling or baseboard.

Forced air uses a furnace to heat air, then pushes that air through multiple air vents into each room.

Heat pumps pull heat out of the air or ground to warm a home, or out of the home itself to cool it.

Select Your Efficiency

If you don't know your current equipment's efficiency, choose "Standard."

Cooling Equipment

SEER: Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio

I want to compare my Furnace to…

Heating
Cooling
Current equipment1-year total$0
517/kWh
50/kWh
Your CurrentEquipmentStandard Electric
Comparison equipment1-year total$0
517 therms
50/kWh
Natural Gas Furnace
Comparison equipment1-year total$0
517 therms
50/kWh
Natural Gas Furnace
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