CHART 1A

 

COLD CLIMATE - OIL HEAT
2,400 SF Propane Energy Pod Standard Home
Annual Energy Cost $5,741 $5,909
Average HERS Index 66 80
Annual CO2 Emissions 10.8 13.1
  SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS
Space Heating 97 AFUE direct vent propane furnace. Meets Energy Star "Most Efficient" criteria for which only gas furnaces are eligible.
83 AFUE heating oil furnace

Water Heating

EF 0.94, 4 GPM, 75 degree rise condensing propane tankless

50 gallon electric storage, EF 0.90, first-hour rating 67 GPH

Cooking

Propane cooktop and oven with electric ignition

Electric cooktop and oven

Clothes Drying

3.14 CEF propane dryer

718 kWh/yr electric dryer

Fireplaces

30 kBtu/h capacity direct vent, zero clearance propane fireplace

1.3 kW capacity electric fireplace

 CHART 1B

 

COLD CLIMATE - OIL HEAT
3,600 SF Propane Energy Pod Standard Home
Annual Energy Cost $7,535 $7,924
Average HERS Index 64 77
Annual CO2 Emissions 14.2 17.6
  SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS

Space Heating

Two 97 AFUE direct vent propane furnaces. Meets Energy Star "Most Efficient" criteria for which only gas furnaces are eligible.

83 AFUE heating oil furnace

Water Heating

EF 0.94, 4 GPM, 75 degree rise condensing propane tankless

Two 50 gallon electric storage, EF 0.90, first-hour rating 67 GPH

Cooking

Propane cooktop and oven with electric ignition

Electric cooktop and oven

Clothes Drying

3.14 CEF propane dryer

718 kWh/yr electric dryer

Fireplaces

30 kBtu/h capacity direct vent, zero clearance propane fireplace

1.3 kW capacity electric fireplace

CHART 2A

 

COLD CLIMATE - HEAT PUMP
2,400 SF Propane Energy Pod Standard Home
Annual Energy Cost $3,763 $3,943
Average HERS Index 66 86
Annual CO2 Emissions 16.9 23.6
  SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS

Space Heating

97 AFUE direct vent propane furnace. Meets Energy Star "Most Efficient" criteria for which only gas furnaces are eligible.

13 SEER, 7.7 HSPF air-source heat pump

Water Heating

EF 0.94, 4 GPM, 75 degree rise condensing propane tankless

50 gallon electric storage, EF 0.90, first-hour rating 67 GPH

Cooking

Propane cooktop and oven with electric ignition

Electric cooktop and oven

Clothes Drying

3.14 CEF propane dryer

718 kWh/yr electric dryer

Fireplaces

30 kBtu/h capacity direct vent, zero clearance propane fireplace

1.3 kW capacity electric fireplace

CHART 2B

 

COLD CLIMATE - HEAT PUMP
3,600 SF Propane Energy Pod Standard Home
Annual Energy Cost $4,873 $5,409
Average HERS Index 64 83
Annual CO2 Emissions 21.7 32.4
  SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS

Space Heating

Two 97 AFUE direct vent propane furnaces. Meets Energy Star "Most Efficient" criteria for which only gas furnaces are eligible.

13 SEER, 7.7 HSPF air-source heat pump

Water Heating

EF 0.94, 4 GPM, 75 degree rise condensing propane tankless

Two 50 gallon electric storage, EF 0.90, first-hour rating 67 GPH

Cooking

Propane cooktop and oven with electric ignition

Electric cooktop and oven

Clothes Drying

3.14 CEF propane dryer

718 kWh/yr electric dryer

Fireplaces

30 kBtu/h capacity direct vent, zero clearance propane fireplace

1.3 kW capacity electric fireplace


CHART 3A

 

MODERATE CLIMATE
2,400 SF Propane Energy Pod Standard Home
Annual Energy Cost $2,286 $2,535
Average HERS Index 72 84
Annual CO2 Emissions 8.7 11.7
  SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS

Space Heating

15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF air-source heat pump; 95 AFUE furnace

13 SEER, 7.7 HSPF air-source heat pump

Water Heating

EF 0.82, 4 GPM, 75 degree rise propane tankless

50 gallon electric storage, EF 0.90, first-hour rating 67 GPH

Cooking

Propane cooktop and oven with electric ignition

Electric cooktop and oven

Clothes Drying

3.14 CEF propane dryer

718 kWh/yr electric dryer

Fireplaces

30 kBtu/h capacity direct vent, zero clearance propane fireplace

1.3 kW capacity electric fireplace

CHART 3B

 

MODERATE CLIMATE
3,600 SF Propane Energy Pod Standard Home
Annual Energy Cost $3,019 $3,403
Average HERS Index 68 81
Annual CO2 Emissions 11.7 15.7
  SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS

Space Heating

Two 15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF air-source heat pumps; 95 AFUE furnaces

13 SEER, 7.7 HSPF air-source heat pump

Water Heating

EF 0.82, 4 GPM, 75 degree rise propane tankless

Two 50 gallon electric storage, EF 0.90, first-hour rating 67 GPH

Cooking

Propane cooktop and oven with electric ignition

Electric cooktop and oven

Clothes Drying

3.14 CEF propane dryer

718 kWh/yr electric dryer

Fireplaces

30 kBtu/h capacity direct vent, zero clearance propane fireplace

1.3 kW capacity electric fireplace


CHART 4A

 

WARM CLIMATE
2,400 SF Propane Energy Pod Standard Home
Annual Energy Cost $1,958 $2,056
Average HERS Index 74 83
Annual CO2 Emissions 7.9 9.7
  SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS

Space Heating

15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF air-source heat pump; 95 AFUE furnace

13 SEER, 7.7 HSPF air-source heat pump

Water Heating

EF 0.82, 4 GPM, 75 degree rise propane tankless

50 gallon electric storage, EF 0.90, first-hour rating 67 GPH

Cooking

Propane cooktop and oven with electric ignition

Electric cooktop and oven

Clothes Drying

3.14 CEF propane dryer

718 kWh/yr electric dryer

Fireplaces

30 kBtu/h capacity direct vent, zero clearance propane fireplace

1.3 kW capacity electric fireplace

CHART 4B

 

WARM CLIMATE
3,600 SF Propane Energy Pod Standard Home
Annual Energy Cost $2,538 $2,724
Average HERS Index 71 82
Annual CO2 Emissions 10.4 12.8
  SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS

Space Heating

Two 15 SEER, 8.5 HSPF air-source heat pump; 95 AFUE furnace

13 SEER, 7.7 HSPF air-source heat pump

Water Heating

EF 0.82, 4 GPM, 75 degree rise propane tankless

Two 50 gallon electric storage, EF 0.90, first-hour rating 67 GPH

Cooking

Propane cooktop and oven with electric ignition

Electric cooktop and oven

Clothes Drying

3.14 CEF propane dryer

718 kWh/yr electric dryer

Fireplaces

30 kBtu/h capacity direct vent, zero clearance propane fireplace

1.3 kW capacity electric fireplace


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