Fuel-Switching Calculator

We are in the process of updating our energy calculators. The results currently provided by these calculators are not reliably accurate. We are working to soon release updated versions with accurate calculations to help you make informed energy decisions.

Estimate the costs and potential savings of converting your home’s primary heat from propane, fuel oil, natural gas or electric baseboard to an air source heat pump, geothermal or natural gas. Select or input the appropriate values to each numbered field below and then click the “calculate” button.

You may overwrite the total upfront cost field with a quote from your contractor.


1What is your primary heating source?
2What do you want to switch to?
3When was your home built/renovated
4What is the size of your home
5How much of your home are you looking to heat
3Spend on Bill
4Would you like a boiler or a furnace

Total Upfront Cost $

Return on Investment

Miles Driven
Annual Carbon Savings

Annual Fuel Savings

Future Annual Fuel Costs
Current Annual Fuel Costs
NYSERDA Incentive
Central Hudson Incentive
Federal Tax Credit
Rate Impact Credit

Savings are estimated. Actual savings may differ depending on factors such as your actual energy usage and energy market supply cost fluctuations.