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Retrofit Measures for Direct Heater

Here you will find the data for Direct Heater measures available in the National Residential Efficiency Measures Database. Each measure consists of a before-component, an after-component, and the estimated cost to implement the measure. The measures are listed alphabetically based upon the name of the before-component. Where multiple costs are indicated they must be combined to obtain total measure cost (e.g., fixed ($) and normalized ($/sf) costs).

Cost Drivers

There are many factors that influence the ultimate cost of Direct Heater measures. The application of the average measure costs displayed below to any particular home is discouraged. Examples of the kinds of issues that can influence the cost of Direct Heater measures include:
  • Prevailing local wages
  • Drive time
  • Local code requirements
  • Condition of existing flue
  • Need to bring in combustion air
  • Condition of existing electrical system
  • Condition of existing gas line
  • Presence of hazardous materials

Viewing 12 Direct Heater Measure(s) of 12

Replace Floor Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Floor, Gravity, Natural Gas, Standing Pilot, 52% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.52 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: False
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: floor
  • Ignition Type: standing pilot

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

Floor, Gravity, Natural Gas, Standing Pilot, 60% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.6 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: True
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: floor
  • Ignition Type: standing pilot

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 1990
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2013

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 24 - 5240

Remove Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Floor, Gravity, Natural Gas, Standing Pilot, 52% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.52 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: False
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: floor
  • Ignition Type: standing pilot

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • AFUE: Btu/Btu
  • Fan:
  • Fuel Type:
  • Heater Type:
  • Ignition Type:
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 1.6 - 3.42.6

Remove Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Floor, Gravity, Natural Gas, Standing Pilot, 60% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.6 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: True
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: floor
  • Ignition Type: standing pilot

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 1990
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2013

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • AFUE: Btu/Btu
  • Fan:
  • Fuel Type:
  • Heater Type:
  • Ignition Type:
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 1.6 - 3.42.6

Remove Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Hearth, With Fan, Natural Gas, Electronic Ignition, 93% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.93 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: True
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: hearth
  • Ignition Type: electronic ignition

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2013

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • AFUE: Btu/Btu
  • Fan:
  • Fuel Type:
  • Heater Type:
  • Ignition Type:
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 1.6 - 3.42.6

Replace Hearth Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Hearth, With Fan, Natural Gas, Standing Pilot, 64% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.64 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: True
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: hearth
  • Ignition Type: standing pilot

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

Hearth, With Fan, Natural Gas, Electronic Ignition, 93% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.93 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: True
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: hearth
  • Ignition Type: electronic ignition

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2013

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 25 - 5441

Remove Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Hearth, With Fan, Natural Gas, Standing Pilot, 64% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.64 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: True
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: hearth
  • Ignition Type: standing pilot

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • AFUE: Btu/Btu
  • Fan:
  • Fuel Type:
  • Heater Type:
  • Ignition Type:
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 1.6 - 3.42.6

Remove Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Room, With Fan, Natural Gas, Electronic Ignition, 83% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.83 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: True
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: room
  • Ignition Type: electronic ignition

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 1990
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2013

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • AFUE: Btu/Btu
  • Fan:
  • Fuel Type:
  • Heater Type:
  • Ignition Type:
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 1.6 - 3.42.6

Remove Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Room, With Fan, Natural Gas, Standing Pilot, 63% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.63 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: False
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: room
  • Ignition Type: standing pilot

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • AFUE: Btu/Btu
  • Fan:
  • Fuel Type:
  • Heater Type:
  • Ignition Type:
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 1.6 - 3.42.6

Replace Room Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Room, With Fan, Natural Gas, Standing Pilot, 63% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.63 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: False
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: room
  • Ignition Type: standing pilot

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

Room, With Fan, Natural Gas, Electronic Ignition, 83% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.83 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: True
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: room
  • Ignition Type: electronic ignition

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 1990
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2013

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 25 - 5341

Remove Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Wall, With Fan, Natural Gas, Electronic Ignition, 82% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.82 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: True
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: wall
  • Ignition Type: electronic ignition

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 1990
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2013

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • AFUE: Btu/Btu
  • Fan:
  • Fuel Type:
  • Heater Type:
  • Ignition Type:
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 1.6 - 3.42.6

Remove Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Wall, With Fan, Natural Gas, Standing Pilot, 72% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.72 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: False
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: wall
  • Ignition Type: standing pilot

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

None

Properties:

  • AFUE: Btu/Btu
  • Fan:
  • Fuel Type:
  • Heater Type:
  • Ignition Type:
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 1.6 - 3.42.6

Replace Wall Direct Heater:

Before-Component After-Component Cost

Wall, With Fan, Natural Gas, Standing Pilot, 72% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.72 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: False
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: wall
  • Ignition Type: standing pilot

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

Wall, With Fan, Natural Gas, Electronic Ignition, 82% AFUE

Properties:

  • AFUE: 0.82 Btu/Btu
  • Fan: True
  • Fuel Type: gas
  • Heater Type: wall
  • Ignition Type: electronic ignition

Performance Standards:

  • Exceeds Federal Standard 1990
  • Exceeds Federal Standard 2013

Lifetime:

  • 20 Years
 

Measure Cost

UnitsRangeAverage
$/kBtuh 20 - 4434

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