Oil to Gas Conversion Burner


My daughter has a 15 year old house with an oil fired boiler. The unit was the top of the line and has is operating at 80% efficiency according to the latest tuneup She has a gas line into the house. In our area oil is more than twice as expensive as natural gas per therm. My options are to replace the oil burner with a Wayne conversion burner and leave the boiler in tact, 3 hour job for myself. With this option I can run the tank dry (she has about 250 gallons left) and then replace the burner. My other option is to replace the entire unit with a Triangle Tube high efficiency boiler. To do this will require a 2 day operation and I will probably have to do the replacement before the heating season begins. Any suggestions? BTW she used about 900 gallons last year. Thanks, Richard
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snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

Since your reason is economy and not replacing a failed system etc then you need to compute the life cycle cost. What will "A" cost and what will "B" cost over time?
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a high efficeny replacement will net more long term savings, converting to natural gas if availble is a good idea.
check with gas supplier they may have some incentives to encourage conversion
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Any chance of selling the existing oil??
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Not only will they not buy it but they charge you fto remove it.. I was hoping that someone had some experience with the Wayne. Richard
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