Compare Fuel - Dual Fuel

The estimates below compare heating sources to determine an equivalent fuel price to $.065/kWh electricity. For more exact numbers, please check with us or your heating contractor.

Geothermal Heat Pump (350% efficient) vs

  • Fuel Oil Furnace/Boiler (55% efficient) => $.42/gallon oil
  • LP Furnace/Boiler (60% efficient) => $.30/gallon propane
  • LP Furnace/Boiler (90% efficient) => $.45/gallon propane
  • Natural Gas Furnace/Boiler (60% efficient) => $.33/therm gas
  • Natural Gas Furnace/Boiler (90% efficient) => $.49/therm gas

Air Source Heat Pump (250% efficient) vs

  • Fuel Oil Furnace/Boiler (55% efficient) => $.59/gallon oil
  • LP Furnace/Boiler (60% efficient) => $.42/gallon propane
  • LP Furnace/Boiler (90% efficient) => $.63/gallon propane
  • Natural Gas Furnace/Boiler (60% efficient) => $.46/therm gas
  • Natural Gas Furnace/Boiler (90% efficient) => $.69/therm gas

Electric Resistance Heat (100% efficient) vs

  • Fuel Oil Furnace/Boiler (55% efficient) => $1.47/gallon oil
  • LP Furnace/Boiler (60% efficient) => $1.05/gallon propane
  • LP Furnace/Boiler (90% efficient) => $1.57/gallon propane
  • Natural Gas Furnace/Boiler (60% efficient) => $1.14/therm gas
  • Natural Gas Furnace/Boiler (90% efficient) => $1.71/therm gas

 


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