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What the future holds

Heating Oil by 2030: What the Future Holds

Posted: March 29, 2019 – By: Rich Carrione

The heating oil industry has undergone a transformation in the last decade, leading to major breakthroughs in cleanliness, system technology and the introduction of renewable Bioheat®. The next decade will bring even more benefits to homeowners who live in oil-heated homes. As we look ahead to 2030, here’s what we anticipate:

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Ultra-low Sulfur Heating Oil and Your New Jersey Home

Posted: February 27, 2019 – By: Rich Carrione

Knowing more about today’s oil heat in New Jersey will make you feel good about how you heat your home—now and well into the future.

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How Can I Get My Heat Back?

Posted: February 6, 2019 – By: Rich Carrione

When it’s five degrees outside and the wind is howling, the last thing you need is to lose your heat. But every winter, many people in New Jersey get stuck in this situation—for a variety of reasons.

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

Posted: December 14, 2018 – 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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What Is AFUE?

Posted: November 30, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

If you have ever shopped around for a new oil boiler or new oil furnace, you have probably come across this acronym: AFUE, which stands for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency.

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What Causes Changes in the Price of Heating Oil?

Posted: October 30, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

If you’ve been relying on oil heat in your New Jersey home for more years than you can remember, you’re very familiar with the traditional ups and downs of heating oil prices.

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Heating Oil vs. Natural Gas

Posted: September 28, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

Heating oil remains one of the cleanest, safest and most reliable fuels your money can buy! Take a look at the reasons why.

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What You Should Know about Your Oil Furnace or Oil Boiler—Part 2

Posted: August 29, 2018 – By: Rich Carrione

In our previous post, we took a closer look at some of the important functions of your oil heating system, including limit controls, primary controls and thermostats. We continue this here, with a focus this time on oil burner controls and switches.

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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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