Your choices of home energy systems and appliances affect your energy costs for years to
come. This Comparison Tool is designed to help you make more informed decisions regarding
Use the Comparison Tool to quickly compare the annual energy use and costs to operate heating
and cooling equipment, water heaters, or lighting in your home. You can compare two new
appliances or a new appliance with an existing appliance already installed in your home. The
Comparison Tool also allows you to estimate the amount of time (simple payback period) it will
take to recover your cost for a new system or the incremental cost for purchasing a more
efficient system. Monthly bill savings are also estimated using current average energy costs
in your area.
Get started by selecting the system of your choice below. For more detailed
information on the Comparison Tool click here. To view or modify the
energy costs used for your local area click here.