Converting from Oil to Gas?
There are several factors to consider before you make the big decision.
The price of heating fuel today is just one of many issues that can help you determine whether switching is the right choice for the long term. Other considerations include:
- Short term and long term price projections.
- The cost of converting from heating oil to natural gas.
- Which fuel is the better environmental choice.
- Alternative options for saving money on energy.
Making the right choice is important to you and your family. To better understand the issues, read more.
This year…natural gas prices are rising in the region, while home heating-oil prices have plunged to their lowest levels in four years.—Jay Fitzgerald, Boston Globe, 11/27/14
EPA policies…will contribute to a 150 percent hike for natural gas…according to government data.—Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, 4/29/14
Even though natural gas is such an abundant resource, there are other factors in play now that point to a significant increase in prices over the next six to eight months.—Wall Street Daily, 6/23
Prices have climbed 45% this year as homes and businesses across the Midwest and Northeast consume record amounts of the fuel to get through a series of cold snaps.—Wall Street Journal, 2/19/14