Determining Fuel Usage from Brooder/Furnace Runtime

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Date: 
2001
Volume: 
13
Number: 
11
Tip Category: 
Energy conservation
Heating systems

Many new controllers have the ability to keep up with the amount of time each of the heating outputs or zones has operated in the past 24 hour period. The question many producers have is, “How do I convert brooder/furnace operating hours into gallons of propane used?”. The following formulas should prove helpful in answering this question: