Am I using a normal amount of propane?

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Oct 23, 2016
Decided this year to run mostly propane heat for our house. A 2644sq ft ranch with vaulted ceiling in the living room. Running furnace off a nest thermostat and sensors. Had the furnace at 68 in the day running off a sensor in the living room and at night off a sensor in the master bedroom at 65. We have a 330 gallon propane tank and we were filling up every 4-5 weeks mostly 4 since winter dug in. So 165-200 gallons every 4 weeks. Is this sound about normal for usage for propane?


Full Time RVer
Staff member
Dec 2, 2008
Wherever we're parked
There's about 92000 BTU in one gallon of LP,
so your furnace will burn a gallon in 1.15 hours,
for every hour that it's burning. (92/80)