Heating Value of Different Fuels

Average Heat Content of Different Fuels

Fuel Type No. of Btu/Unit
Kerosene (No. 1 Fuel Oil) 135,000/gallon
No. 2 Fuel Oil 140,000/gallon
Electricity 3,412/kw/hr
Natural Gas 102,800/1,00 cu ft (Therm)
Propane 96,000/gallon
Pine (20% moisture)* 18,000,000/cord
Hardwood (20% moisture) 24,000,000/Cord
Knight Topline Heating & Cooling, Inc.
P.O. Box 665
Kernersville, NC 27285