November Spring FlingNovember 15th, 2011 at 11:04 am by Gil under WTNH Blogs
WOW…as I write this blog during mid November, temperatures are in the 60s for most of Connecticut. Certainly well above where we should see afternoon high temperatures for the date. Here are the stats for temperatures today (Nov. 15th):
Shoreline: Normal Maximum Temperature: 53 Record High Temperature: 78 in 1993
Inland: Normal Maximum Temperature: 52 Record High Temperature: 78 in 1993
Not many complaints coming is as the mild pattern continues. I was looking around for some home heating oil prices and found a site that has some average numbers. According to THIS SITE , the price of home heating oil is around one dollar higher per gallon this year over 2010.
Of course some folks use propane and others have electric heat. Others have relied on burning firewood in stoves and now wood pellet stoves seem to be gaining popularity too. One of my friends send me a video of one advanced wood pellet heating system that uses an actual wood pellet furnace. Here is the video:
How do you heat your home? We may be saving today….but colder weather will be here before you know it. What do you think heats your home most efficiently? Please post a comment! -Gil