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Old 11-30-2013, 01:15 PM   #1
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Electric vs Gas Range

Looking to replace my aging Electric stove for a Gas Range because it's long overdue, and also because of the 28% rate hike coming next year from BC Hydro.

Not sure if replacing my aging stove would have any real cost-savings in the long-term. I tried the BC Hydro appliance calculator, and plugged in some numbers. Even with the rate hike in mind, the cost of running a gas stove still cost significantly more than an electric stove. Not sure if that's true or not, as I've never owned a gas range.

For those who have converted from Electric to Natural gas, what are your experiences with cost?

Yes I know Gas is way better than Electric.
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Old 11-30-2013, 03:10 PM   #2
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It also depends on your dwelling.. Some houses will need some replumbling for the gas line to go into the kitchen.. especially if it was built with electric stove in mine.

I think the hike is actually 28% over 5 years.. not in one year.

Unless you are running a commercial kitchen that has the stove on 16 hours a day.. just doing it by cost difference won't sway you to switch one or the other.

If you like gas, just switch to gas.
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