Utility costs rise in Darien

Find out how much Darien heating bills may go up this winter (and what you can do about it!).

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Winter Heating in Darien rises from $1,647.20 last year to $2,201.45 this winter!

This winter, heating expenditures in Darien are expected to increase to around $366.91 each month or an average of $2,201.45 for the whole season . Compare this to an average of $274.53 last winter or $1,647.20 for the season. The average Darien household can expect to pay around $92.37 more per month or $554.25 more this season.

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A "Home Energy Solutions" energy audit provides expert diagnostics, upgrade recommendations and weatherization services. The service also qualifies you for advantageous Energize CT rebates and financial incentives to improve your energy efficiency and home comfort. The average participating household receives $1,800 in value from a single 4-6 hour visit. (Average of $1,350 labor & service value + $450 annual energy savings!)

Darien Heating Costs by Fuel Type

The averages above take into account the different heat sources used in Darien dwelling. The fuel type used to warm your dwelling affects the price you pay. Let's look at Darien heating bills based on fuel type.

Darien Electric bills increase by $182.83

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $182.83 more this winter season. At least 562 Darien homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Darien household spend on electric heating bills this winter?

Electric heating will cost two thousand fifty-six dollars forty cents ($2,056.40) in Darien this year, that's an average of $three hundred forty-two dollars seventy-three cents ($342.73) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand eight hundred seventy-three dollars fifty-seven cents ($1,873.57) last winter. That's a one hundred eighty-two dollars eighty-three cents ($182.83).

Darien Fuel Oil bills increase by $592.05

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Fuel oil heated homes will pay an average of $592.05 more this winter season. At least 4884 Darien homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Darien home spend on fuel oil heating bills this winter?

Fuel oil heating will cost two thousand two hundred eleven dollars forty cents ($2,211.40) in Darien this year, that's an average of $three hundred sixty-eight dollars fifty-seven cents ($368.57) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand six hundred nineteen dollars thirty-five cents ($1619.35) last winter. That's a five hundred ninety-two dollars four cents ($592.05).

Darien Natural Gas bills increase by $934.15

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $934.15 more this winter season. At least 675 Darien homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Darien home spend on natural gas heating bills this winter?

Natural Gas heating will cost one thousand nine hundred eight dollars fifty-three cents ($1,908.53) in Darien this year, that's an average of $three hundred eighteen dollars eight cents ($318.09) per winter month. This is in comparison to nine hundred seventy-four dollars thirty-eight cents ($974.38) last winter. That's a nine hundred thirty-four dollars fifteen cents ($934.15).

Darien Propane bills increase by $507.95

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Electricity heated homes will pay an average of $507.95 more this winter season. At least 601 Darien homes will be affected by the increase

How much will the average Darien resident spend on propane heating bills this winter?

Propane heating will cost two thousand six hundred twenty-nine dollars forty-five cents ($2,629.45) in Darien this year, that's an average of $four hundred thirty-eight dollars twenty-four cents ($438.24) per winter month. This is in comparison to one thousand eight hundred seventy-three dollars fifty-seven cents ($2,121.50) last winter. That's a one hundred eighty-two dollars eighty-three cents ($507.95).

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This winter, energy efficient Darien homes will save about $211.46 and $914.1.

What happens in a HES energy audit?

Households participating in "Home Energy Solutions" energy audit receive  an average of $1,350 in value and $450 in annual energy savings from a single 4-6 hour visit. If you're income eligible, this service is free-of-charge! Otherwise, the co-pay is only $50 thanks to support provided by the state of Connecticut and our local utility companies.

Darien homes using electricity as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $575.37 and $914.1. That's between $95.89 and $152.35 each month!

In other words, more efficient electrically heated homes pay only $1,481.04 and the most efficient pay around $1,142.30 instead of about $2,056.40 for the entire winter season.

Darien homes that use natural gas as their primary heating fuel that perform energy efficiency upgrades may expect to save between $211.46 and $424.12 just in this winter season. That's between $35.24 and $70.69 each month!

In other words, more efficient natural gas heated homes pay only $1,697.07 and the most efficient pay around $1,484.41 instead of about $1,908.53 for the entire winter season.

(Based on Eversource Energy Calculator and Consumption & Price Data from the Energy Information administration)

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A "Home Energy Solutions" energy audit provides expert diagnostics, upgrade recommendations and weatherization services. The service also qualifies you for advantageous Energize CT rebates and financial incentives to improve your energy efficiency and home comfort. The average participating household receives $1,350 of value from weatherization services and saves an annual average of $450 on utility bills. All this, from single 4-6 hour visit.

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The data provided on this page is a set of estimates in order to provide to the best of our ability predictions as to what prices may look like in your city. There may be differences between what you see here and your actual bills. Though we do our best to constantly update and improve our predictive methods, the tool and data provided does not constitute legal or financial advice and we provide no warranties as to its accuracy. Please also conduct further research and consult your utility for details on your specific utility usage.

Next data update: March 25th 2022

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