Natural Gas Appliance Calculator — Help and Information

Fireplace pilot light

Newer gas fireplaces do not use a standing pilot light. Older fireplaces with a pilot light use energy when the pilot light is lit even if the appliance is not in use. Please check the check box and it will automatically calculate the monthly and yearly cost for you. Pilot lights typically burn 24 hours every day and the average BTUs/hr is 350 or 2.56 therms/month.