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  • Electric Thermal Storage (ETS) Heater

    ETS heaters are 100% efficient units designed to provide low cost heat, 24 hours a day. By using electricity during ETS Advantage hours (those times during the day and night when usage is lower and electricity is cheaper), ETS units provide heat at costs lower than most other energy sources.

    Heating costs for 2000 sq. ft home (2014)

    During off-peak hours, the ETS unit’s heating elements convert electricity to heat which is stored in high density ceramic bricks. The bricks are surrounded by high efficiency insulation which allows them to hold great amounts of heat for long periods of time. A fan evenly and quietly distributes the heat to your home during higher cost, on-peak hours. Built-in thermostats allow you to easily maintain a desired temperature.

    LPEA's Energy Efficiency Credits program makes ETS heat even more economical by offering you credits based on the number and size of ETS heaters you purchase.

    LPEA offers heaters manufactured in the U.S.A. by the Steffes Corporation

    ETS sizing

    ETS 2100

    The number of ETS heaters house needs depends on your home’s properties such as square feet of rooms, type and amount of insulation, size of windows and types of window coverings, etc. A La Plata Electric representative will do a “sizing” of your home and a basic heat loss calculation to determine the number and size of ETS heaters necessary to comfortably heat your home.

    ETS heaters come in sizes to fit:



    ETS pricing and payment options

    Payment Options

    Optional equipment

    Installation

    The equipment described herein is intended for installation in accordance with applicable local, state and national electrical codes and must be installed by a licensed electrician. LPEA maintains a list of licensed electricians who have completed ETS Technical Training.

    ETS Trained Contractors

    The electrical/plumbing/heating contractors listed below have attended a Steffes training session on the proper installation and wiring of Electric Thermal Storage heat units and associated equipment within the past two years.

    Contact the Electrical/Plumbing/Heating Contractor for installation cost estimates.

    Durango - Bayfield -Ignacio - Cortez

    Thunder Valley Electric

    759-5737

    Madden Electric

    247-3432

    Phillips Electric

    259-3395

    KW Electric

    946-2415

    Moonlight Electric

    259-0672

    A to Z Electric

    884-9430

    Nice Electric

    565-8661

    Durango Electric

    247-9144

    Dry Creek Electric

    884-2418

    Accent Electric

    259-4217

    Apex Electrical

    884-4766

    Loreman Ser/Maintenance

    759-6383

    J.B. Plumbing

    884-8276

    Alpine Heating/Cooling

    259-5248

    Vince Akin

    385-7795

    Service Pro

    903-6625

    Garrh’s

    259-5579

    Elite Electric

    749-0292

    Pagosa Springs

    Electric Company

    264-3672

    Electric One

    883-6505

    Innovative Heat

    946-9036

    Bear Wire Electric

    731-2800

    Backus Electric

    264-2612

    Lord Electric

    264-5147

    Shaw Electric

    731-5908

    Pagosa Electrical

    946-6371

    Arboles Electric Inc.

    883-2518

    Cool Water Plumbing

    731-0988

    High Ground Electric

    575-756-1935

    Bauer Electric

    264-5133

    Dana Smith Electric

    946-8122

    Jones Mechanical

    731-3046

    R. S. Electric

    946-7810

    Wire Werx

    903-9290

    Need more information?

    La Plata County residents call Suzy Bynum at 970.382.3506 or send an email to sbynum@lpea.coop.
    In Archuleta County, contact Debbie Bass at 970.382.7722 or dbass@lpea.coop.

    www.steffes.com