Lower Heating Costs. Now and forever
District heating is less expensive than fossil fuel based heating and hot water. Most fossil fuel heating and hot water systems are 70% to 85% efficient. This means that 15% to 25% of a customers’ energy dollars go up a smokestack as unusable heat. Comparatively, with district heating, customers only pay for what they use with no wasted heat. District heating is immune to world oil and fossil fuel prices, since no fuel is burned. Additionally, the cost to maintain a customer on-site system disappears. Juneau District Heating will provide reliable, steady, and comfortable high temperature heat, from completely renewable local sources, at a greatly reduced cost that greatly, reduces the risk of fire and other hazards.