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a unit of heat equal to 100,000 British thermal units

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One therm is equal to about 100,000 British thermal units.
One site handles egg products with two boilers using gas oil and propane totalling 211,000 therms, whilst the other is a chicken feed mill with one boiler operating on gas oil totalling 210,000 therms.
Dichter explained that it is hard to calculate which is cheaper because oil is sold by the barrel or gallon and gas is sold by cubic feet or therm.
The company has submitted a new gas supply rate of just over 21 cents per therm, down from the current price of 31 cents.
Lot 2 constitutes University sites that consume on average below 25 000 therms per annum.
For the six-month period starting May 1, Unitil said the average monthly bill for a customer using 50 therms per month would be \$99.
A typical residential gas heating customer using 91 therms in November, 165 therms in December and 165 therms in January would see a total bill credit of approximately \$118.
If the proposed cost of gas is approved, the average NSTAR Gas heating customer using 38 therms of gas a month between May and October will pay approximately \$15.
With the bill credit factored in, a typical residential heating customer using 106 therms in November and 160 therms in December would see a reduction in their two-month bill to \$188.
CARES participants would pay a reduced monthly customer charge and receive a 15 cent-per-therm discount on the first 100 therms they use each month from November through April.
Including the adjustments both the propane supply rate and the rate associated with the amortization of the UPSCA Balance, the decrease for a typical residential propane customer using 30 therms per month during the summer months and 80 therms per month during the winter months will average \$17.
If the proposed cost is approved, the average NSTAR Gas heating customer using 38 therms of gas a month between May and October will pay approximately \$56.
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