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I am looking for gas boiler alternatives for private house. At this moment I have found solid fuel boiler as replacement of gas one. Could someone suggest any alternative to gas technology or other (better) implementation of this one?

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By the way I have found:

Thermia's heat pumps

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Why do you want an alternative to gas? Without knowing that, all you'll get is a list of possibilities, ranging from coal to solar. –  kdgregory Jan 3 '12 at 12:28
    
@kdgregory the cost of gas is going to be too expensive in near future in my country. :( I am looking for an independence in this question. I have to find out any other proven implementations, that just work. –  garik Jan 3 '12 at 12:37
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Invest in solar heating, solar panel combination.. high initial cost but returns after 10 years(just in time gas is too expensinve) can cut electrical/gas costs up to 50% if isntalled correctly.. but this is not always possible –  ppumkin Jan 3 '12 at 12:49
    
Are the Russians cutting you off again? –  Chris Cudmore Jan 4 '12 at 14:13
    
@Chris Cudmore in short - yes, but situation is more complicated, knotty :) –  garik Jan 4 '12 at 14:34

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Fuel Sources

Coal

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Wood

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Propane

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Natural Gas

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Oil

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Electricity

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Biomass Pellets

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Sun

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Earth

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Nuclear Fission

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Heat Transferers

Gas

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Liquid

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Heating Systems

Furnace

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Boiler

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Electric heater

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Wood stove

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Fire place

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pellet stove

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Tauntaun

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Nice post, but one note: while the Tauntaun will keep you warm, it may smell bad. –  JoeFish Jan 4 '12 at 14:02
    
+1 for a good sense of humor –  garik Jan 4 '12 at 14:20
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If you're not up for a real tauntaun there's always the sleeping bag –  BMitch Jan 4 '12 at 16:19
    
That was stellar. –  RQDQ Jan 6 '12 at 15:38
    
And I thought they smelled bad on the outside –  Chris B Sep 12 at 20:26

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