In addition to running costs, choosing a type of energy involves an installation cost. Not all systems require the same level of investment or maintenance.
Before choosing the right energy for your home, it may be useful to compare the main options available.
|Natural gas||Connection to a network||Low||Every 2 years|
|Oil||Indoor or outdoor tank||Low||Tank subject to annual inspection and maintenance|
|Propane||Outdoor tank||High||Tank subject to inspection every 5 years. Maintenance every 2 years.|
|Electricity||Connection to a network||Low||None|
|Wood||Wood store||High||Regular maintenance recommended to avoid wear and clogging.|
|Solar||On the roof or in the garden||Very high||None|
|Wind||In the garden||Very high||None|