What's heating your home?

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What type of heating do you have in your home?

  1. Natural Gas (Forced Air)

    15 vote(s)
    51.7%
  2. Propane (Forced Air)

    1 vote(s)
    3.4%
  3. Solar (Forced Air)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Boiler (Forced Air)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Wood (Forced Air)

    4 vote(s)
    13.8%
  6. Diesel (Oil) (Forced Air

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Electric (Forced Air)

    2 vote(s)
    6.9%
  8. Solar (Radiant)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Boiler (Radiant)

    3 vote(s)
    10.3%
  10. Eletric (Radiant)

    4 vote(s)
    13.8%
  11. Other

    5 vote(s)
    17.2%
  12. Computer(s)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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  1. Teme

    Teme Super Moderator

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    So you are using the human heating system then ;)
     
  2. Falstaff

    Falstaff Old Codger

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    yes very much, and we dont have any carbon dioxide impact on the worlds atmosphere like fossil fuels, unless I have beans for dinner. :D
     
  3. Mousey

    Mousey HH's Official Rodent

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    i'm not particularly sure but we have a Gas Boiler i believe, what would that be?
    my room is normally freezing lol, my rig provides some heat sometimes
     
  4. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    A boiler is any kind of boiler, electric, wood, gas.... ;)

    knowing some people have multiple solutions in there house to accomedate what they may have, that why i set the poll so that multiple choices could be made ;)
     
  5. Mousey

    Mousey HH's Official Rodent

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    Right in here i've got a radiator powered by the boiler, my lamp gives off lotsa heat and my rig blows lotsa warm air out the back which normally rises up behind my desk in about a day or so lol...
     
  6. Lelisevis

    Lelisevis Howlin at the moon

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    Erm a fiance is a male partner, don't chase too hard. A fiancee is a female partner. I've seen you put that a few times in the past, i'd imagine your fireplace gets some odd glances come valentines day:rofl:.
     
  7. bananaman

    bananaman banana muncher

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    tell me about it

    the utter pain of the electricity bill popping on the mat...

    [edit] and continuing the theme of computers heating rooms, at work we have open floor plan and have comps on all the time, and considering everyone has at least 2 monitors (normally 3+, and one joker who has 8 18" :p ) we have to have the air conditioning on even in winter!
     
  8. zaim

    zaim Well-Known Member

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    original duckted natural gas system... then installed a wood fireplace in the room we mostly chillout in

    nothing better than natural heat.... mmmmmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmm
     
  9. RoyBatty

    RoyBatty Well-Known Member

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    Do you mean the heat from the fireplace or some other natural heat? :D
     
  10. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    Airpit heat :p
     
  11. Calinerti

    Calinerti New Member

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    Being in Arizona, I dont have any heating. Even in the winter. It never get cold enough to require heating. I do light a fire on Christmas Day though, for ambiance.
     
  12. GutterPunk

    GutterPunk I = Greatest Dood

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    890 SQ Ft, central air furnace thingy... my full ectrical bill... highest it has been through winter... $60
     
  13. niceguyrichy

    niceguyrichy c c c COFFEE

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    oil fired boiler here.
    paid an arm and a leg to have the thing re-routed outside to free up space in the kitchen. still, the cats and chooks like to sleep on it cos it gets nice and warm :lol:
     
  14. The_Neon_Cowboy

    The_Neon_Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    central air unit (electric model)
     
  15. zaim

    zaim Well-Known Member

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    haha from the fireplace..... wooden fires!
    ever since we got this, dad has this obession to make the backyard and the side of the house nice homes to store wood... god i got tonnes of it literely
     
  16. dj_stick

    dj_stick Apple Fanboy?

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    added "Computer(s)" as an option ;)
     
  17. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    I forgot Geothermal in the list... lol
     
  18. swimtech

    swimtech Well-Known Member

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    I'm the propane guy in the poll so far Judas - started winter with 50 gals in the 80Gal tank outside - refilled it once at the start of February, and we're gonna make it through I believe - got back to 73F today after the past two weekends that featured 4" snowfalls here. Don't think it's gonna get below 40 again except briefly at night from here on out (I hope...). Mowed the lawn twice as of today.

    Use the propane in the main living area (1024 square feet) and use a round portable kerosene heater for reinforcement and supplement in the rest of the house (about 1300 square feet which includes the kitchen).

    You're so right about wood heat and what it leaves inside electronics with the electrostatic attraction that seems to occur. Over the years I've noticed that it looks to be the worst. I've noticed folks that heat with kerosene (open flame like the one I use) can get nasty deposits inside their electronics too if the heaters are not properly adjusted and maintained.
     
  19. Necrosis

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    Still though I used to have a wood stove that was replaced w/ an open natural gas fireplace. I hated what it did too electronics, but boy you sure couldn't beat that heat.
     
  20. kris23

    kris23 Going Insane.....

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    central gas
     

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