Think Twice Blog

What Is the Best Thermostat Setting for Winter?

Posted: January 21, 2022 – By: gasdmin

Don’t Go Too Low with Room Temperatures One common debate in households at this time of year revolves around thermostat settings. How low can you go and how much can this save you on heating your home? While finding a balance between comfort and savings is not easy because every family and home are different, […]

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Sensing Home Comfort Problems

Posted: December 20, 2021 – By: gasdmin

Use Your Senses to Uncover Problems 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. Why Icicles Form If there are icicles hanging from your roof, this usually […]

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Lifting The Veil On Electrification In New Jersey

Posted: November 19, 2021 – By: gasdmin

Many states, including New Jersey, have been adopting the strategy to electrify everything possible, including heating systems. For example, under the state’s Energy Master Plan (EMP), 87% of New Jerseyans who use natural gas, oil or propane would eventually be forced to surrender their existing central heating systems and install electric heat pumps. This is […]

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What’s Happening with Heating Oil Prices in New Jersey?

Posted: October 15, 2021 – By: gasdmin

Factors Contributing to Energy Prices There are many factors that cause energy prices to rise (and fall), especially the basic market fundamentals of global supply and demand. When lower supply gets matched to higher demand, it’s inevitable that prices will go up. But there are also “wild cards” like severe weather and other unexpected events […]

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Is Bioheat® Fuel or Natural Gas Cleaner?

Posted: September 9, 2021 – By: gasdmin

Unless produced through renewable processing, natural gas simply cannot adjust its carbon score downward, which makes Bioheat fuel the common-sense choice for 21st-century home comfort. Studies show that Bioheat fuel blends of 2% or more produce lower greenhouse gas emissions than natural gas when evaluated over a 20-year period.*  Bioheat fuel is a blend of […]

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Common heating problems

Common Heating Problems And How To Fix Them

Posted: August 25, 2021 – By: Rich Carrione

During periods of extreme winter cold—which New Jersey residents know well too well—you can go into a panic when your heat suddenly stops working.

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Today’s Heating Oil: Clean, Renewable Energy for New Jersey

Posted: July 12, 2021 – By: gasdmin

Heating oil is playing a leading role in the drive towards clean, renewable energy. Particulate emissions have been reduced significantly from the already low levels of the past few decades. New heating oil systems now burn fuel 99.9% cleanly, according to studies conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven Laboratory. Thanks to technological advancements […]

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Benefits Of Bioheat® Fuel In New Jersey

Posted: June 16, 2021 – By: gasdmin

We hope by this time you have heard about Bioheat® fuel—because chances are, that’s the heating fuel that’s in your oil tank, keeping your home warm. For years, New Jersey heating oil companies have been delivering this revolutionary fuel, which is a blend of renewable biodiesel and ultra-low-sulfur heating oil (ULSHO). Renewable biodiesel is made […]

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Your Oil Heating System Tune-up

Posted: May 14, 2021 – By: gasdmin

Reasons To Schedule It Now Memorial Day weekend will be here shortly, and with it comes the unofficial start of summer. So, we’re sure that one of the last things on your mind is scheduling a heating oil system tune-up. But while it may seem strange at first, late spring and early summer are actually […]

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Replacing Your Oil Heat System

Posted: April 12, 2021 – By: gasdmin

Replacing Your Oil Heat System What To Expect A new, high-efficiency heating oil system offers far greater levels of comfort than those of just a decade ago. But let’s face it, with literally hundreds of products on the market today, the process of selecting a new heating system can be quite confusing to the average […]

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