Originally Posted by flickhtguru
That's crazy my total electric bill is less than $100per month!
In our neck of the woods, for a 1750sqft home, which was well constructed in 2002 with sealed exterior walls and openings at time of last painting with elastimeric stucco undercoating, finished garage with insulated ceiling, energy efficient appliances, heavily upgraded attic insulation to R-40 specs with upgraded heater/air conditioning flex duct pipe (R-8, the highest available at this time), CFL lights, turning lights off when not in use, double paned windows through out the home, carpet with 5/8" pad on bedroom floors with insulated crawl space floor joists, we use an average of $250.00/month in electricity, plus propane needs.
We tried, we lost, we failed. Boo, hoo, hoo.
The next ecological upgrade will be a tankless water heater and that will only set us back a total of $3,500.00 for two stage regulator, 3/4" gas line upgrade plus the purchase and installation, with permits, of a decent tankless water heater so we can hopefully save an average of $60.00/mo in propane charges.
Between the propane and electricity charges, it's a wonder we can afford the subwoofers to turn off.