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Want to replace oil boiler with electric baseboard. Advice?
I am working with a property owner who wants to replace an oil boiler system with electric baseboard heating. The house is 200-year-old cape cod and has had one mini-split heat pump installed to help with heating the two main rooms. The property is currently rented so the owner is obligated to make sure there is a working system for the entire house, but the tenant refuses to use the oil furnace/boiler as they do not wish to pay for the oil. Due to lack of use, the furnace no longer works. The owner wishes to replace it with electric baseboard heaters that can be controlled in each room. Is this a viable option? More mini-splits might work, but the number required to heat the house would take up a ridiculous amount of interior and exterior space, rendering it unusable and unsightly, and could not be relied on to effectively heat the house in the coldest winter months in this area (Nova Scotia, Canada).