"So, I just completed my conversion so I thought I would share my experiences.
First, there was already a gas line on my street so it was just a matter of Central Hudson running the line to my house. This was easy and free but did take a…"
"Thanks for the input. I have looked into the issue a bit and there seems to be some significant costs involved. Specifically, it seems that if you go for a high-efficiency boiler, you may have to get an insert for your chimney which…"
"You should give Central Hudson a call. they will explain it to you. i looked into once but i don't have a gas line on my street so it was cost prohibitive for me. Central Hudson will enstall a certain number of feet of pipe…"
"Nope, which I suspect is because it's vastly more difficult and expensive than I thought. I was just recently looking into waste oil heating (biodiesel or used kitchen grease), but even that seems too involved.
Oil prices are getting crazy…"
I'm a first-time homeowner (just moved to Beacon last year), and I've been mildly shocked by how much heating oil cost this winter. Thinking about converting to gas later this year. Has anyone else had this done recently? About how much did it cost, and who would you recommend to do the work? I know my street has a gas line, so at least that part shouldn't be a problem. BTW - This blog (and this discussion forum in particular) has proved extremely helpful with getting settled here. Thanks all!See More
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