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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Oil Tanks: What You Need To Know

Posted: March 24, 2022

As with oil boilers and oil furnaces, periodic storage tank inspections can help you ward off problems with your fuel storage system and extend its life. But eventually there will come a time when it makes sense to upgrade with a new storage tank.

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The Story of Bioheat® Fuel

Posted: February 14, 2022

There is no longer any doubt that Bioheat® fuel—a blend of renewable biodiesel and ultra-low sulfur heating oil—represents a smart solution for the delivery of a better, clean-burning fuel for your home and the environment.

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Oil Furnaces Vs. Oil Boilers

Posted: January 17, 2022

Most people refer to their heating oil system as “a furnace.” As in, “I need to get my furnace repaired.” But there is another type of oil heating system that may be keeping you warm right now–except it gets much less name recognition.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

Posted: December 13, 2021

AFUE, an acronym for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency, is a type of energy efficiency rating used for furnaces and boilers, including those fueled by heating oil.

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Heating Oil: Your Pathway To Greater Energy Efficiency

Posted: November 17, 2021

Most Massachusetts oilheat consumers recognize their heating oil company as a local, family-oriented company that goes above and beyond when it comes to delivering heating oil.

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What Is the Price of Heating Oil in Massachusetts?

Posted: October 14, 2021

As we’ve experienced sometimes in past years, we’re now seeing heating oil and all other energy prices surge across the board. This is not uncommon in the energy markets, which are prone to volatility at times, but higher prices hurt just the same—especially when they arrive on top of a still-lingering pandemic.

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