POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL COSTS Power Vent Kit Metal Chimney
IF HOME IS ELECTRIC BASEBOARD HEATED Ductwork Costs
Plans and Permits
1 story house $3,000 - 5,000
2 story house $4,000 - 7,000
Assumptions and Notes
There is a natural gas main on the street and is 30m (90 ft.) or less from the house.
The installation requires less than 10m (30 ft.) of gas pipe inside the house.
This price data is based on average estimates obtained from the information sources below. The information is intended to be a guideline for the cost effectiveness of heating system conversion. Individual contractors may charge more or less, depending the degree of difficulty of the installation, the time of year, how busy the contractor is and the brand of furnace chosen.
As with any major purchase, a homeowner would obtain several quotes on the work.
Only required elements are included in the payback calculation. Extras, such as air cleaners, are not considered essential to heating system operation
BTU Requirement Guide
This varies with a number of factors, including home size, location, age of house, insulation level, number of occupants and typical temperature setting. The following can be used as a guide.