Friday, 15 June 2012
At the coal face
An early analysis has shown that we have saved £750 this winter in reduced fuel costs by installing the new multi-burning stove. Taking into account that this was a mild winter, the whole install will break even in just over 3 years. The oil tank was filled a year ago and is still 1/4 full (so around 900l used) and we have used roughly a tonne of coal, giving a total fuel cost of around £750 for winter heating. This compares with around £1500 in the last winter when we were on oil only.
Phoenix Gas have been delivering a mail shot in our area (again) offering a piped natural gas service. When I 'phoned up (again) to order it they told me (again) that it isn't available in our area. Should they consider targeted marketing perhaps?