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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How Bioheat® Fuel is Easing the Impact of Climate Change

Posted: September 14, 2021

We’re Reducing Emissions with Every Gallon The heating oil industry in Massachusetts is committed to helping to ease the impact of climate change with Bioheat® fuel — a blend of ultra-low sulfur heating oil and biofuels made from renewable sources.

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How to Care for Your Heating Oil Tank During Summer

Posted: August 3, 2021

Everyone wants their fuel storage tank to last as long as possible. Well, here’s an easy way to protect your tank and in the process, extend its life: keep it full during the summer. Here’s why.

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Bioheat® Fuel + New Oil Heating Systems = Efficiency

Posted: July 16, 2021

Today’s new high-efficiency oil heating systems feature enhanced technology and control capabilities to provide optimal comfort while decreasing your fuel bills. The latest clean-burning heating oil equipment can also be installed with controls to use only as much fuel as needed to heat your Massachusetts home, or a specific part of your home. Thanks to […]

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How Heating Oil Gets to Your Home

Posted: June 21, 2021

Did you ever think about all of the work that’s involved before heating oil actually reaches your fuel storage tank? It starts with heating oil being refined from crude oil, which is a complex mix of hydrocarbons plus oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur. The refining process separates crude oil into different “fractions.” The lighter fractions eventually […]

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