Natural Gas Savings

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.


Additional Info

Public Works & Utilities

Terry Tinney, Director
P.O. Box 180
Summerville, GA  30747

 

Office Hours:
M-F 8:00-4:00

Emergencies/After Hours
 Phone: 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.