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How To Read Your Oil Tank Gauge

Posted: January 18, 2021

If you’ve been an oilheat consumer for many years, you’re familiar with reading your oil tank gauge and knowing when it’s time to call for more fuel. To avoid this task, you may have asked your oilheat company to put you on their automatic delivery schedule so you don’t have to worry about running out […]

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Sensing Problems In Your Oil-Heated Home

Posted: December 7, 2020

Every problem has a symptom, and frequently, it is accompanied by something you see, hear, smell or even feel. Use the gift of your senses to uncover common problems you might encounter in your oil-heated home. Seeing Icicles? If there are icicles hanging from your roof, you could be facing double jeopardy. First, there’s the […]

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When To Replace Your Oil Boiler

Posted: November 13, 2020

If you have a hot water (hydronic) system, water circulates around your oil boiler’s combustion chamber. A circulator pumps the hot water through pipes to heat baseboards or radiators. Eventually, the water returns to the unit to begin the cycle again. Steam boiler systems work similarly except they generate steam, which rises up to radiators […]

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Bioheat®–an Alternative Energy Source in Massachusetts

Bioheat®–An Alternative Energy Source

Posted: October 29, 2020

Last year’s resolution by the heating oil industry to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 represented a significant step forward by the industry to help ease the effects climate change. The resolution also puts the industry on the path to achieving a 50% blend of renewable Bioheat® – a blend of ultra-low sulfur heating […]

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Oilheat for Your Massachusetts Home: Is it Safe?

Is Oilheat Safe For Your Home?

Posted: September 30, 2020

Families throughout the Bay State rely on oilheat to keep their homes warm throughout the winter—and even for some of fall and spring as well. This fuel is a safe, efficient option, with many benefits. Is it flammable? For many people, the word “oil” causes confusion, and raises concerns about flammability. The truth is, heating […]

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Bioheat® Fuel, Explained

Bioheat® Fuel, Explained

Posted: August 28, 2020

If you’ve been in Massachusetts for a while, you’ve probably heard about Bioheat® fuel. If you just got here—you’ll be hearing about it soon.

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Fast Facts About Oil Storage Tanks

Oil Storage Tanks: 10 Fast Facts

Posted: July 14, 2020

Oil storage tanks are built to safely store heating oil while keeping it available and accessible for immediate use.

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Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association Launches 2020 Equipment Rebate Program

Posted: May 18, 2020

Rebates are once again available for qualified Massachusetts homeowners. Heating oil customers and heating oil retailers can now take advantage of up to $400 in equipment rebates thanks to funds offered by the Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) and the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA). Please read the announcement below to learn about the program: […]

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Bioheat® Fuel and Ultra-Low-Sulfur Heating Oil for Massachusetts Home or Businesses

Bioheat® Fuel And Ultra-Low-Sulfur Heating Oil

Posted: May 11, 2020

As efforts to reduce fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions remain a top priority in the heating oil industry, more and more households and businesses are also gaining an understanding of what it all means—and the great importance of this progress.

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Save up to $400 with 2020 Oilheat Equipment Rebates

2020 Oilheat Equipment Rebates: Save Up To $400

Posted: May 10, 2020

Rebate season is here! If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your oilheat system or installing a new heating oil storage tank in your Massachusetts home, now’s the time to take action.

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