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 Energy Cost Comparison Sheet

 

BTU’s per Measure Efficiency Cost per Measure BTU’s per $
Oil
36,000 0.80 $0.77 / litre 37,451.2
Propane
24,000 0.90 $0.70 / litre 30,857.1
Electricity
3,413 1.00 $0.15 / kWh 22,753.3
Pellet
320,000 0.75 $5.99 / 40 lb 40,066.8
Wood
25,000,000 0.75 $300 / cord 62,500.0
Natural Gas
947,817 0.90 $17.07 / GJ 49,972.8
Heat Pump
3413 2.00 $0.15 / kWh 45,506.7
Fuel Content Factors
Heating Oil 36,000 BTU/Litre
Propane 24,000 BTU/Litre
Electricity 3,413 BTU/kW
Pellet 8,000 BTU/Lb.
Wood 25,000,000 BTU/Cord
Natural Gas 947,817 BTU/GigaJoule