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Vermont Natural Gas Conversions

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A new natural gas installation by the Energy Co-op
A new natural gas installation by the Energy Co-op

Over the past 20 years, there has been little difference between heating oil and natural gas prices in Vermont. But with today's volatile oil prices, we understand why some Co-op members are thinking about switching to natural gas.

If your heating equipment is twenty years old or more, it may have many years of life left - but it is only about 70% efficient.  New heating equipment - oil or gas -  is at least 85% efficient - so whether you stay with oil or switch to gas, you save money with new heating equipment. Instead of switching to natural gas, consider installing a new super-efficient heat pump.  You will save money and get air conditioning as well!  Click here to learn more about Co-op Heat Pumps.

If your heating equipment is less than ten years old, you may be able to replace the burner with a gas unit rented from Vermont Gas. If you want to heat an addition, rooms that need extra heat or are not used very often, compact, energy-efficient space heaters are a good choice. You can choose from oil-, kerosene- or gas-fired models.

If your oil furnace or boiler is more than 15 years old, and you're thinking about switching to natural gas, give us a call. We now install gas furnaces, boilers and space heaters. To learn more, or for a free estimate, contact Joe Cobb, our service manager, at (802) 860-4090 or submit a service request.

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Rinnai

  • Burns natural gas
  • 83% efficient
  • Quick response to small temperature changes
  • Easy to install
  • Direct vent technology
  • Simple controls, programmable thermostat

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Bosch Green Star Boiler

Bosch Green Star Boilers

  • Very high efficiency  - 95% AFUE
  • Condensing technology for reduced emissions
  • Three compact installation options
  • $800 - $1,100 Vermont Gas rebates
  • 5-year parts and labor warranty
  • Lifetime heat exchanger limited warranty

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GV 90

Weil-McLain Boilers

  • High efficiency – 91% AFUE
  • Low maintenance, durable design
  • Condensing technology for reduced emissions
  • Cast iron boiler sections, 30% recycled materials
  • $600 - $900 Vermont Gas rebates
  • 20-year heat exchanger warranty

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Testimonials from Energy Co-op Members

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Finally getting round to thanking you and Rich for helping us out at the house. Everything works great so far. I truly appreciate your wonderful service.

Have a fantastic 2011

–Bob S., Underhill

Member: Vermont Fuel Dealers Association, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Renewable Energy Vermont, Local First Vermont

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