Wood Burner - Wood Furnace Payback Calculator

 

A typical home uses 100 million BTUs during the heating season. The estimated Pay Back Time assumes a free source of wood is available. Your pay back time will be longer if you pay for wood or if your home uses less than 100 million BTUs during the heating season. Your pay back time will be shorter if your home uses more than 100 million BTUs during the heating season. Calculate your wood furnace Payback time below.

Select Fuel Type:
Enter Cost Per Unit Of Fuel:
Select Combustion Efficiency
Of Current Heating System:
Select Cost Of Wood Burner:
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Estimated Cost To Heat Your Home For One Year (100mBTU):

Pay Back Time:

Typical Cost
Per Unit Of Fuel
Fuel Oil ($)
2.50
Electricity ($)
.12
Natural Gas ($)
1.20
LP Gas ($)
1.50

The cost per unit of fuel can be found on your heating bill. Oil and LP are listed in Gallons. Natural Gas is listed in CCF and Electricity is listed in KW or KWH.