Use the energy calculator specific to your current home heating fuel type to determine how much you can save if you Go Natural Gas!
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* For purposes of this calculation, you can assume that the "Average price per gallon" of oil is the price from your most recent oil bill.
** The natural gas equivalent price of oil for Berkshire Gas Company is calculated using the average price per therm of natural gas for a typical residential heating customer and multiplying it by a heat content adjustment factor of 1.4. All delivery and commodity delivery charges are reflected in this price, which is based on actual rates year-to-date, and forecasted rates for the remainder of the year. It also assumes a typical home using 1,000 therms annually on the R-3 residential heating rate.
Using the "Current Market Price per Gallon" of oil for this calculation of projected savings does not imply that the current market price for either fuel will be the market price going forward. The market prices of oil and natural gas in the future months may be the same as, higher or lower than the current prices for each commodity.
Please note that this calculator is provided for reference purposes only. Energy savings are estimated and actual results may vary.
This calculation assumes that you are replacing your existing furnace or boiler with a new unit of the same efficiency. Most new furnaces and boilers are more efficient than the older models they replace resulting in greater savings.