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Let’s use an electric heaters

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One of the most crucial strategies for mitigating air pollution is transitioning away from coal usage and adopting electric heaters for heating purposes. This is due to the fact that 70-80% of the air pollution in Ulaanbaatar city originates from the combustion of stoves in residential areas. Presently, only 48.4% of the 411,420 households in the capital are connected to the central heating system, while 49% rely on coal-fired stoves and private boilers for heating, contributing significantly to the pollution levels. Only 2.6% or 10,514 households use electric heaters at home.

During the cold season, a single household consumes approximately 3 tons of briquette fuel, amounting to 400-500 thousand MNT. However, families opting for electricity-based heating can potentially save around 200-300 thousand MNT on average throughout the same season. To elaborate, the installation of ultraviolet floor heating in a typical five-walled Mongolian house comes at a cost of 450,000 MNT. Subsequently, the monthly electricity bill is ranging from 70,000 to 90,000 MNT, depending on the household’s consumption. On the other hand, installing an ultraviolet floor heater in a house with an area of ​​30 square meters will cost an average of 650,000 MNT, and it is estimated that the electricity bill will be 90,000-100,000 MNT per month. By adopting this approach, households have the potential not only to double their expenses but also to safeguard the economy and promote better health conditions.

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I pledge to use energy-efficient electric heaters and take active steps to reduce air pollution.


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