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I am puchasing a 28 YO home with electric baseboard heating. Will this be satisfactory or have there been much advancement made in baseboard heating used today?

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To put it simply; any other heat source is better than your existing baseboard heaters. Yes, there have been sincere advances. Here is an informational website:

http://www.heater-home.com/FAQ_baseboard.aspx

Hope this helps some:)
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