Fast Facts

Heating Costs For Most Households Massachusetts and Maine

Winter Weather Forecast 2015-2016

Fifty-nine percent (59%) of a Massachusetts household’s energy expenditures are spent on space heating. This is primarily due to Massachusetts colder climate. This winter the National Weather Service (NWS) links to Text file is predicting Massachusetts will be about 2% warmer than normal (30 year average), that is about 7.5 % warmer than last winter. To see the report in its’ entirety please click here:

Chart: NWS Winter Heating Forecast

Compare Heating Options

This handy tool on the Efficiency Maine website can help you estimate what your annual heating costs would be using different heating systems. Look for the row that best describes your current heating system then press the Increase or Decrease buttons until the Annual Cost approximates yours. You can also modify price and efficiency assumptions. Check it out.

Use The Efficiency Calculator

The amount you save on your utility bills depends on a variety of conditions – most importantly how efficient the system you select is and what type of system you currently have, as well as geographic location, current cost of energy, and home construction. Check out this easy-to-use efficiency calculator to estimate how much money you potentially could save.