On Fri, 27 Jan 2006 20:19:16 -0500 Mitch Haley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Craig McCluskey wrote:
> > He's on electric heat only.
> And a lot of it if he's paying over $200 a month at 4 cents per kwh.

I had missed that his electrical bills were $200/mo.

That's 5 megawatt-hours, or 17,060,708 BTU.

> Burning propane to run a resistance heater is only efficient if
> you put the propane engine in the heated area.

Uh, yeah, especially considering that only about 1/3 of the input energy
is converted to electricity, at best. Exhaust and radiator heat recovery
certainly will help.


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