Heating Costs

June 2, 2016

Dispelling Heating Oil Myths

Oil has been used as a source of heating fuel for over a century, but few people really understand the liquid, and the benefits that it offers. While widely considered to be inferior to other heating sources, there are a number of rumors, myths, and so-called facts that simply aren’t true.
April 28, 2016

Bioheat – What is Bioheat?

Briema Bioheat refers to heating oil that is combined with biodiesel. This petroleum based oil is one of the renewable fuels in the US market. It is obtained from various natural sources such as animal fats, soybean oil, and corn oil. These fats and oils have fatty acids, which are used to produce the biodiesel.
April 21, 2016

Heat Pumps – What Does This Technology Offer?

In the last few months, heat pumps have been extremely popular. Many companies have been coming up with promotions and product launches for these pumps to attract more customers. Due to the increasing popularity, customers have been intrigued with this technology. Most of these pumps are available at affordable prices.
April 14, 2016

Reasons to Leave your Heat on During the Cold Winter Months

Many homeowners think that by turning the heat off when they are not home, they can actually save a lot in the long run. However, nothing could be further from the truth! By turning the heat off, you will not only have to pay more for heating oil, but also risk the entire heating system’s safety due to unforeseen damages. These alone can make you take thousands of dollars out of your pocket.
April 7, 2016

Interesting Facts About Heating Oil

Also referred to as fuel oil, the heating oil is a low-viscosity petroleum product that is widely used in the US for heating residential homes. This product is refined from crude oil and it can be efficiently heated up in order to warm up the house. Somewhat similar to diesel fuel, the heating oil has higher contents of sulfur and it also comes in a bright red color.
February 17, 2016

How Much Heating Oil Will I Be Required to Burn?

Predictions can be tough to make, but it is a safe bet the temperature is going to drop over the next few days. In colder climates, a furnace is going to work a lot harder to maintain a comfortable temperature in your home. In order to determine when your home might require a heating oil refill, we use a complex computer system capable of arriving at accurate determinations.
February 3, 2016

What Stays On at Your Home Controls Your Oil Usage

Here’s the scenario. You went for vacation and left home for a couple of weeks. You have turned all the appliances off, including the thermostat for as far as it would go. Fast forward to when you came back when you find out that you still used oil/propane. How is that possible?
January 6, 2016

Simple Tricks To Help Lower You Heating Costs

Power bills can shoot up during winter due to home heating but there are ways to lower energy consumption without losing comfort. Integrating these simple tricks won’t take more than thirty minutes of your time and most of the materials needed are cheap and easily accessible so you should be able to see a quick return on your investment.