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An electric furnace is more energy efficient than a gas furnace.

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Question: An electric furnace is more energy efficient than a gas furnace.
Top Answer (71% of 21 votes): False.

Answer: False
Explanation: Electricity is more expensive to use then gas.
Kair
Answer: True
Explanation: Electric is 100% efficient.
Arizona's Best Heating & AC, Inc.
Answer: True
Explanation: It cost more to operate though, the most efficient gas furnace is about 94-96%. An electric furnace is rated at 100% as far as energy usage is concerned. Duct work and insulation will play a major role for any HVAC system.
Reality Property Inspections
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Answer: False
Explanation: Electric furnaces are 100% efficient versus natural gas furnaces which at their best are 97% efficient. However, as of 2017 natural gas prices are lower than electricty prices. Therefore, it is cheaper to heat a house using natural gas over electricity.
Sovereign Solar
Answer: False
Explanation: Normally, no
HVAC and More
Answer: False
Explanation: Gas heats up immediately vs. electric taking it's time.
AATIC, Inc.
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