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Vermont Cash Heating Oil Delivery Map

Map of the COD Fuel Oil Delivery Service Area for VT

Propane vs. Natural Gas vs. Heating Oil: Vermont Home Heating Fuel Comparison

Homeowners have a variety of home heating fuels to choose from. Heating oil is the most popular choice in Vermont, used by 69,867 or 37.90% of homes. The 2nd most popular choice for Vermont homeowners is natural gas, used by 47,288 homes (25.65%). The remaining homes are heated with propane (31,127), wood (19,448), electricity (15,940), and other fuels (4,814).

Vermont Primary Home Heating Fuel Popularity by Number of Households

FuelVermont Households % of Households
Heating Oil69,86737.90%
Natural Gas47,28825.65%
Other Fuels3,4621.88%
No Fuel4370.24%

Heating oil (37.90)

Natural gas (25.65)

Propane (16.89)

Wood (10.55)

Electricity (8.65)

Other fuels (1.88)

Solar (0.38)

No fuel (0.24)

Coal (0.12)

#2 Heating Oil (Fuel Oil) Use in Vermont

Heating oil has become less popular in Vermont. In the 3 years since 2019, the number of heating oil homes fell from 70,629 to 69,867, a 1.08% drop.

Vermont Heating Oil Households (2011 - 2022)

YearHeating Oil Households

Propane vs. Natural Gas use for home heating in Vermont

Between 2019 and today, the number of homes using propane as the primary space heating fuel rose from 27,374 to 31,127.

Between 2019 and today, the number of homes using natural gas as the primary space heating fuel rose from 45,466 to 47,288.

Electricity use for home heating in Vermont

Electric space heating systems are becoming more popular in Vermont. Since 2019, the number of homes heating with electricity rose from 11,781 to 15,940, a 35.30% increase.

Solar use for home heating in Vermont

Solar is the most environmentally friendly of all space heating fuels. With an “active” solar heating system, liquid is circulated between solar panels on a home’s roof and a heat energy storage tank in the basement.

Currently, 693 homes in Vermont are heated with active solar arrays. This is a 112.58% increase from 2019, when only 326 homes had installed active solar heating.

Vermont Heating Oil Trends

Last year, Vermont homeowners purchased a total of 59 million gallons of heating oil.

Short Term Trends

Vermont’s overall heating oil use varies from year to year, primarily depending on how cold each winter is. As the temperature outside gets colder, homes’ heating systems need to burn more and more oil to keep homes warm. Last winter in Vermont, the average outside temperature was 14.0° F warmer than the prior winter's average outside temperature.

Vermont Average Winter Temperature

Heating SeasonAverage Temperature
Winter 2022 - 202338.2° F
Winter 2021 - 202224.2° F

Vermont Homeowner’s Guide to Selecting an Oil Company

For Vermont homeowners heating with oil, selecting which of the 84 heating oil companies that serve Vermont is an important decision.

Full Service Oil Companies: Homeowners willing to pay a premium for a “set-it-and-forget-it” heating system choose one of the 3 “full-service” oil companies that serve Vermont. Full service companies such as Packard Fuels or Packard Fuels offer automatic fuel delivery and furnace repair under a single roof.

Discount Oil Companies: Also known by the names “COD Fuel Companies” or “Cash Heating Oil Companies”, these companies are for the budget-conscious Vermont homeowner. In return for better prices, you monitor the oil level in your tank and place an order when you run low on oil. Examples of cash heating oil companies that serve Vermont include BART Energy Llc and Hb Energy Solutions Inc.

Vermont Heating Oil Company Fast Facts

Heating Oil Companies Serving Vermont: 84 companies

Average Number Of Vermont Homes Served Per Company: 831 homes

Average Gallons Delivered per Vermont Oil Company: 1,096,534 gallons per year

Vermont Heating Oil FAQ's

How much heating oil will a home in Vermont use in the upcoming week?

In the upcoming week, the temperature in Vermont is expected to drop to a low of 53.1°F. The average 1,500 square foot house will burn 7.89109 gallons of heating oil.

How many gallons of heating oil does a home in Vermont burn annually?

A 1,500 square foot home in Vermont uses an average of 410.34 gallons each year.

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