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.
If the current price patterns hold — and many analysts think they will — a typical household…could save nearly $1,000 (this winter).—Jay Fitzgerald, Boston Globe, 9/15/15
EPA policies…will contribute to a 150 percent hike for natural gas…according to government data.—Michael Bastasch, Daily Caller, 4/29/14
Heating oil closed on the NYMEX approximately 15% lower than the same time last year and almost half the price of October 2013.—National Oilheat Research Alliance, 10/6/15
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