Heating Comparison Calculator

Compare the annual cost and carbon emissions savings from investing in a new heating and cooling system.
An energy efficient ductless indoor heat pump unit

If you’re considering an upgrade to your current heating and cooling equipment, use the Mass Save® Heating Comparison Calculator (HCC) to see how installing a high-efficiency heating system could impact your heating costs—and how much it could reduce your carbon emissions.

Before upgrading your heating system, consider preliminary measures such as sealing and insulating your ductwork and completing weatherization work. Ensuring your home has adequate insulation levels prior to upgrading your heating system can save you up to 20% on your heating and cooling costs and improve the comfort of your home year-round. Click here for more information.


Tons: A ton of wood pellets comes on a pallet or skid and includes 50 x 40lb bags.
Bags: Pellets are normally sold in 40lb bags.
CCF: The most common unit of measurement applied to natural gas usage. This measurement represents a unit of volume equal to 100 cubic feet.
Cords: A cord is defined as 128 cubic feet of wood. This measures approximately 4’ high x 8' long x 4' deep.
Gallons: A measurement for fuel oil. kWh: A kilowatt hour (kWh) is a measure of how much energy you're using per hour. Usage can be located on your bill from your electric provider.