December 14, 2017
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Heating facts

By Dick Hill

By Dec. 8 the typical Maine household will have spent 25 percent of its annual heating fuel budget; by Jan. 21, 50 percent; and by March 5, 75 percent. These data consider only the effect of outside temperature on home heating requirements. No consideration is given to the fact that the sun is higher and the days are longer in the spring.

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