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Replace Gas Furnace with Heat Pump?

11 years ago

This is my first post on this forum.
Old part of my house (80years?) has blown in insulation and old windows replaced with vinyl, double pain ones; square footage approx. 950sq ft. I have also a few years old addtion, total with old part maybe 2400sq ft.
When doing addition gas furnace was installed with the ductwork running to both old and new part. No auxiliary heating except gas fire place that we don't use at all.
The ductwork so crowded the crawl space that I lost access to most of it or the access is extremely difficult. Most of the insulation of the metal ducts is gone now, taken down by some critters. I would like to get rid of all the ducts to gain access to the under floor.
So the question that I have is this: is this crazy idea to get rid of gas heating and replace it with heat pump? BTW, I have total of 4 bedrooms and 2 living rooms; one of them serving mostly as access room to 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.
It would be realy wanderful if I could get some feedback from guys that have an opinion on that subject.
Thank you very much.

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