Home Heating with Anthracite Coal Pros and Cons
Jul 30, 2009 Pros. Its less expensive than other conventional heating methods. Compared to home heating oil, a ton of Anthracite coal can equal almost 200 gallons of home heating oil. It also is less expensive than propane equaling 310 pounds and one ton of Anthracite coal equals 8,200 kilowatt hours of electricity. It burns clean with no odor or smoke.