Compare prices of pellet fuel to electricity, hardwood, natural gas, LP gas/propane, coal and fuel oil.
*Seasoned wood can vary a great deal in Btu content depending on the species burned.
During the heating season, the average home uses between 50 & 150 million Btu’s of energy. Using the above efficiency and net Btu figures with current pricing of available fuels, the chart below shows what one could expect to pay to heat a typical home assuming consumption of 100,000,000 Btu’s using fuel prices on 2/24/14.
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