Water Heating Cost Calculator

By entering the “input” information below, you can perform a simple comparison of the operating costs associated with various water heating options. It is assumed that the average household uses 65 gallons of hot water a day.

Enter the Price of Energy
Electric Charge per kWh =
Natural Gas Charge per Therm =
Propane Charge per Gallon =

Water Heating Options
Gallons of Hot Water Used Per Day
50 Gallon =

Click on the button below to view the operating cost chart:


This estimate is to provide a “ball park” operating cost
comparison between the available water heating options. This is an estimate
and assumes average operating practices and an average hot water consumption
in gallons per day.