The price per gallon delivered here has gone up ten cents per gallon for the last two months. $3.79 per gal December delivery, $3.89 per gal for January and $3.99 per gal today.
Interesting re: heating oil cost
Posted 06 February 2013 - 08:00 PM
a good friend and neighbor put in a goethermal system this fall and has been trying to talk me into it for a while. Talk me into it in part because he is sold on the technology More importantly, he is certified by one of the manufacturers but to be certified for NYSERDA rebates, you have to do a certain number of installs before you qualify.
I've contemplated it but will need to take a good look at his energy consumption for the winter come spring. Currently, I burn wood costing a whopping $400/year (not including time to block/split/stack, etc.) and have electric for when I'm gone.
Posted 06 February 2013 - 08:41 PM
my brother put one of those in @ his last house when they converted the garage, geothermal heat pump and radiant floor, the room was always nice & toastie in the winter, cool in the summer. Not sure if he ever saw any savings, he moved out shortly after.
Posted 06 February 2013 - 09:41 PM
I don't...no rugs and me likey my persian rug and a few wall to walls...
But I have oil heat which is pricy. Must get a gas appliance so I can have the gas line brought into the house (they won't bring it in unless I have something to run on it right away)
Maybe a gas stove for the family room that is always cold, or a gas dryer.