3 Tips Every Floridian Should Know About Gas Heat
The last thing people think about when moving to Florida is how they will heat their home. Heating Degree Days is a measurement for how much heating is required in an area. Heating Degree Days are the average daily temperature subtracted from 65°.
For example, we have a 70° high temperature and a 44° low on January 2. The average temperature is 57°. Doing the math we subtract 65°-57°= 8 heating degree days for that date. Key West, FL has only 100 heating degree days annually, Orlando comes in at 766 and Tallahassee at 1485. Heat is still needed in central and northern Florida. So, here are three things you should know about gas space heating.