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What You Should Know about Your Oil Furnace or Oil Boiler—Part 1

Posted: July 31, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

The proven reliability of modern oil heating controls has been an important factor in making today’s oil a remarkably safe and efficient fuel for heating homes in New Jersey and throughout the Northeast.

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What Can I Do with Insulation Now to Save on Next Winter’s Heating Oil?

Posted: June 30, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

Did you have trouble keeping your house warm during New Jersey’s arctic winter of 2017-18? If you did, you’re not alone. Many people couldn’t get the temperature of their house as high as the thermostat setting.

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How Ultra-Low Sulfur Heating Oil Is Making a Difference in Your New Jersey Home

Posted: May 24, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

The oil heat industry continues to undergo a revolution that is significantly improving oilheat’s efficiency and cleanliness, thanks to the combination of ultra-low-sulfur heating oil (ULSHO) and the advent of Bioheat®.

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Heating Oil Equipment Rebates Made Easy!

Posted: April 11, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

Equipment rebates in New Jersey have undergone a makeover this year. Now, it’s a lot easier for homeowners to receive rebates to help upgrade their heating systems and take advantage of significant savings.

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Goodbye Winter and Thank You Oilheat

Posted: March 20, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

The winter of 2017-2018 will long be remembered for delivering some of the coldest temperatures on record! From Christmastime to mid-January, New Jersey residents experienced many days that barely cracked zero degrees.

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Replacing Your Home Heating System in New Jersey

Posted: February 16, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

It seems logical. Your old 50% efficient boiler has reached the end of the line and you replace it with a new oil boiler that has an 85% efficiency rating.

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Cozy winter

Oilheat is Made for New Jersey Winters

Posted: January 29, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

Hundreds of records were broken from the Northeast to the Mid-Atlantic when a historic cold spell gripped us right after Christmas and wouldn’t let go. If that wasn’t enough, just a few days into the New Year, we got blasted by what meteorologists called “a bomb cyclone.”

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How Much Do You Know about Today’s Oilheat?

Posted: December 28, 2017 – By: Rich Carrione

The more you know about oilheat, the better you will like it! Here are 10 quick points you should know about modern oilheat, which is clean, affordable, abundant, safe and efficient.

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Boiler vs. furnace

What’s the Difference between a Boiler and a Furnace?

Posted: November 30, 2017 – By: Rich Carrione

While most people generally call their oilheating system a furnace, that’s a totally different system from a boiler. Both of these systems will keep you warm, but there are some tips you should know.

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Energy efficiency and safety

Making the CASE for Oil Heat: Clean, Abundant, Safe, Efficient—Part Two

Posted: October 25, 2017 – By: Rich Carrione

In our previous blog, we pointed out that clean, efficient oil heat continues to keep many homes in New Jersey warm and safe no matter what Mother Nature brings to us.

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