**To Natural Gas**

*sold in therms (100,000 BTU/therm)**

~ Multiply the oil heat price per gallon by 0.72 to give the equivalent price per therm of natural gas

~ Multiply the propane price per gallon by 1.087 to give the equivalent price per therm of natural gas

~ Multiply the electricity price per kWh by 29.3 to give the equivalent price per therm of natural gas

**Figure out your price per therm by dividing your total fuel bill by the total therms of natural gas consumed. This is your price per therm*

**To Propane Gas**

*sold in gallons (92,000 BTU/gallon)*

~ Multiply the oil heat price per gallon by 0.663 to give the equivalent price per gallon of propane

~ Multiply the natural gas delivered price per therm by 0.92 to give the equivalent price per gallon of propane

~ Multiply the electricity price per kWh by 27.0 to give the equivalent price per gallon of propane

**To Electricity**

*sold in kilowatt hours (3,413 BTU/kilowatt hour)**

~ Multiply the propane price per gallon by 0.037 to give the equivalent price per kilowatt hour of electricity

~ Multiply the natural gas delivered price per therm by 0.034 to give the equivalent price per kilowatt hour of electricity

~ Multiply the heating oil price per gallon by 0.024 to give the equivalent price per kilowatt hour of electricity

**Figure out your price per kWh by dividing your total fuel bill by the total kWh of electricity consumed. This is your price per kWh*

**To Wood Pellets**

*sold in tons or pounds (approximately 8,000 BTU/lb for dry pellets)*

~ Multiply the oil heat price per gallon by 115 to give the equivalent price per ton of pellets

~ Multiply the natural gas delivered price per therm by 160 to give the equivalent price per ton of pellets

~ Multiply the propane price per gallon by 174 to give the equivalent price per ton of pellets

~ Multiply the electricity price per kWh by 4688 to give the equivalent price per ton of pellets

Trying to compare heating costs is a difficult process, but very worthwhile to determine if **Fuel Oil** is the best alternative for your home needs.

The Comparison Formulas in the right-hand column will help you compare how Fuel Oil stacks up against your current heating source.

**If you have any questions about the effectiveness of Fuel Oil, please contact one of our professionals by calling the office during normal business hours.**

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