7 Reasons Ultra-Low Sulfur Fuel Oil Is Important

Posted: March 22, 2023

Lower Sulfur Content Generates Fewer Emissions The quality of your heating oil has a big impact on how efficiently your boiler or furnace operates heating and how long your equipment lasts. That’s why your Massachusetts heating oil company provides the cleanest fuel possible with each

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What Is Bioheat® Fuel?

Posted: February 28, 2023

A Realistic Clean Energy Plan for Massachusetts The heating oil industry remains committed to helping the Commonwealth reach the net-zero carbon emissions goals outlined in the Clean Energy and Climate Plan for 2050. And thanks to the advancement of the industry’s solutions, significant carbon reduction can be achieved immediately. Heating oil companies in Massachusetts continue […]

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Bioheat® Vs. Heating Oil

Posted: January 20, 2023

How the New Bioheat Fuel Differs from the “Old” Heating Oil People who live in the Commonwealth are probably more familiar with Bioheat fuel than other areas of the country. That’s because many homeowners and businesses in Massachusetts have been using Bioheat fuel to stay warm for quite a few years. As you probably know […]

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Being Prepared for a Winter Home Fuel Delivery

Posted: December 26, 2022

How to Prevent Oil Delivery Delays Anyone who has been stuck on the road during icy or snowy conditions during a Massachusetts winter storm can emphasize with what heating oil delivery drivers have to contend with when Mother Nature stands up and roars. For delivery drivers, ice and snow can turn an already tough job […]

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What Is Heating Oil?

Posted: November 22, 2022

Where It Comes from, How It Keeps You Warm If you’ve kept your home warm with heating oil for a while, you probably already know that heating oil, like many other products, comes from the refinement of crude oil. Through the process of distillation, hydrocarbons are removed from the crude oil, which is further purified […]

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What Is Boiler Maintenance?

Posted: October 24, 2022

Preventive Maintenance for Heating Oil Systems Regular maintenance is a vital money-saving investment for your heating oil boiler because it keeps your equipment running safely and at peak efficiency. Four out of five heating system breakdowns are preventable if you follow the manufacturer’s maintenance recommendations. Boiler maintenance is accomplished through a professional tune-up done by […]

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4 Common Furnace Problems & How To Fix Them

Posted: September 29, 2022

Read These Tips Before You Request a Furnace Repair While there are many different situations that can cause your heating system to operate poorly–or not work at all—we’ll keep the focus of this blog on four common problems that occur a lot. Fortunately, these are usually easy and inexpensive to fix—or to avoid altogether. Please […]

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Bioheat® Fuel and What’s Ahead

Posted: August 23, 2022

A Promise of a Cleaner Future for Massachusetts In recent years, Massachusetts homeowners have heard about the commonwealth’s plans to reduce carbon emissions. The Clean Energy and Climate Plan proposes the replacement of one million natural gas, propane gas, and oil-fired residential heating systems with electric heat pumps by 2030 to help reduce carbon emissions. […]

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Researchers Seek to Make Biofuel Production More Eco-friendly

Posted: July 28, 2022

Innovation Strikes Again in the Race Toward Cleaner Energy Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are close to solving a problem that could make biofuel production even more eco-friendly. To reduce the carbon intensity of biofuel production, researchers wanted to find a way to break down cellulosic biomass found in straw, switchgrass, and […]

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Is It Time To Replace Your Heating Oil Boiler?

Posted: June 27, 2022

A New, High-Efficiency System Will Save You Money Like any piece of equipment, your heating oil boiler will eventually have to be replaced one day. Here are five signs that will help you determine if a replacement system is in order. 1. Age Well-designed and properly maintained boilers can last 20 years or more. But why […]

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