BBQ Cost Comparison

Barbecuing with natural gas has an approximate annual savings of $55* compare to using propane.

  • The higher initial purchase price of a natural gas barbecue is paid back in the long run through lower operating costs.
  • Remember to compare total costs - the one-time charge to extend the gas supply and install a quick connect hook-up compared to the on-going costs and time needed to purchase and refill propane tanks.

Based on fuel rates as of December 2018
Natural gas $0.36 per m3
Propane $0.66 per Litre.

* Assumptions to create the cost comparison were based on a standard home located in the Enbridge Gas service area with 4 people per household. Cost comparison does not include monthly fixed charges.