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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Smart Ways to Conserve Energy & Save Money

Posted: May 24, 2022

The More Efficient Your Home, the More You Save Now is an ideal time to make some home improvements, especially in terms of raising your home’s energy efficiency levels. Besides partnering with your home heating oil company to replace low-efficiency heating equipment and schedule heating system maintenance before the fall, do your own self-audit to […]

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Shocking Rise in Heating Fuel Prices

Posted: April 24, 2022

Understanding the Energy Markets and Price Fluctuations Global crude oil prices soared to their highest point in eight years after Russia invaded Ukraine in late February. As you probably know all too well by now, as the price of crude oil goes, so goes gasoline, heating oil and the many other products derived from it. […]

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