Government Forecasts Record-High Home Heating Costs This Winter

December 12, 2012 7:33 AM
Government Forecasts Record-High Home Heating Costs This Winter
" BOSTON (CBS) – The prediction of a colder winter than last year means heating your home is going to cost more. In fact, a new government forecast predicts you could end up spending a record-high.

The report by the US Energy Information Administration details just how much consumers can expect to spend on heating this winter. Oil customers are expected to have to shell out a record-high average of $2,544 for the winter, according to the report. The estimate is about $450 more than oil customers paid last winter.

Natural gas customers are also expected to have to take a hit with the predicted colder weather "

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