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Cost Comparision: Natural Gas Vs
Other Energy Sources

Space Heating

Natural Gas is the most inexpensive way to heat a space. For every $1.00 you pay for natural gas to get the same amount of heat you would pay the following for other fuels:

Energy Source Cost
Natural Gas $1.00
Electricity $5.16
Propane $3.59
Fuel Oil $5.82

* Calculations based on Natural Gas and Propane furnaces rated at 95% efficiency, Fuel Oil at 85% efficiency, and Electricity at 100% efficiency.

Water Heating

Natural Gas is also the most inexpensive option for water heating. For every $1.00 you pay for Natural Gas to get the same amount of hot water you would pay the following for other fuels:

Engery Source Cost
Natural Gas $1.00
Electricity $3.18
Propane $3.59

*Calculations based on Natural Gas and Propane water heaters rated at 55% efficiency and Electric water heaters rated at 94% efficiency.

Public Works & Utilities
Tony Carroll, Director
P.O. Box 180
Summerville, GA  30747

phone iconPhone: 706-859-0907
   
fax icon Fax: 706-859-0847

email icon tcarroll@summervillega.org

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 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Emergencies/After Hours

phone iconPhone:  911
 
If you can not reach a staff member, AND it is after hours, on a week end, on a holiday, or if it is an emergency, call 911. The 911 center will dispatch an “on-call” employee 24 hours a day.

Call before you dig!

 

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