The Fairbanks North Star Borough Air Quality has a graph from  their website analyzing the comparative fuels in Fairbanks.  It is similar to the analysis I completed earlier this week, yet it adds one more component- figuring the combustion appliance efficiency.  Fuel is one thing when figuring how much heat you will get, but the potential of the appliance will be a constraint.

Cold Climate Housing Research Center has a nifty guide about the entire systems that may be used in residential buildings:

http://cchrc.org/docs/reports/Consumer_Guide_Home_Heating.pdf.

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation was a partner in this also.  Take a look at the type of system you have, the fuels it requires, their prices, and consider what will get you through at a relatively low effort and cost for the next seven years.  Check out the Anchorage Home Show September 19-20 for ideas on whole systems that may help your heating bill.

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