Dennis Coal & Stove

Home Heating Comparison Chart

Fuel Type
BTU's Produced / Per Unit on average
28,000,000 BTU,s
Anthracite Coal
28,000,000 / per ton
1 ton
#2 Fuel Oil
140,000 / per gallon
200 gallons
Electricity
3,412 / per kwh
8,206 kwh's
Natural Gas
1,028,000 / per 1000 cu ft
27,000 cu ft
Propane
91,330 / per gallon
306 gallons
Wood (air dried)
20,000,000 / per cord
1.4 cords
Wood Pellets
16,500,000 / per ton
1.7 tons
Source: Us Department of Energy