Electric Thermal Storage

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Electric Thermal Storage

Electric thermal storage (ETS) is a proven electric heating system that works with Nova Scotia Power’s time-of-day power (TOD) rates.

How it works

ETS is a relatively new heating concept in North America, but not a new technology. It has been used successfully in Europe for more than 40 years. The system works much like a thermos bottle, allowing the storage of heat until it is needed.

ETS automatically delivers savings by storing up heat at night, when the time-of-day power rate is cheapest. You save money, keeping your home cozy and comfortable around the clock.

There are a number of electric thermal storage systems that qualify for the time-of-day rate, such as Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) room unit heaters or ETS central heating systems (hot water or forced warm air). If you find warm and cozy floors appealing, you may want to consider an in-floor radiant thermal storage system. If the idea of having a system that keeps you warm all winter and air-conditioned all summer, a combination heat pump/ETS system may be just what you are looking for.

Your options

There are a number of electric thermal storage (ETS) systems that qualify for time-of-day power rates, such as ETS room unit heaters or ETS central heating systems (hot water or forced warm air). If you find heated floors appealing, you may want to consider an in-floor radiant thermal storage system. Or, if you would like a system that keeps you warm all winter and cool all summer, a combination ETS/heat pump approach may be the solution for you.

Finance a system on your power bill

Nova Scotia Power offers easy on-bill financing for approved customers. Whether you are building a home or renovating your existing home, ETS is an affordable alternative. Please note that renters are not eligible.

 Interest Rate
 TERM
Qualifying systems
 Details
4.9%
3 years

Lease-to-own — at the end of the term of the lease, and payment of one dollar, ownership is transferred. The lease is also transferable to an approved buyer in the event of the sale of the home. If the account is terminated the outstanding balance is billed in full.

 

The financing covers the total price, including installation and taxes.

4.9% 4 years
4.9% 5 years
6.9%
6 years
6.9% 7 years
6.9% 8 years
 6.9% 9 years
6.9% 10 years

Questions?

Call us at 428-6774 in HRM or 1-800-428-6774 outside of HRM, weekdays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.