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Does Heating Oil Harm the Environment?

Posted: August 23, 2022 – By: gasdmin

Clean, Renewable Energy for New Jersey Is Here Did you know that heating oil is playing an important role in the movement toward clean, renewable energy? It’s true. The advent of Bioheat® fuel has put oil-heated homes on a super-efficient and ultra-clean path. This blend of renewable biofuels with ultra-low-sulfur heating oil has already led […]

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What is the NJ Energy Master Plan?

Posted: July 28, 2022 – By: gasdmin

Reach 100% Clean Energy by 2050—But at What Price? In July, New Jerseyans sweated through more than a week of temperatures that topped 90 degrees. What’s more, the regional New York office of the National Weather Service reported that temperatures at Newark Liberty Airport rose as high as 100 degrees for five consecutive days– the […]

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The Price of Heating Oil in New Jersey

Posted: June 20, 2022 – By: gasdmin

Understanding the Oil and Energy Markets in 2022 You probably know all too well that the price you pay per gallon for heating oil in New Jersey can change from day to day, month to month, and year to year. But it’s been a long time since we have seen such a dramatic rise in […]

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Oil or Gas: How Should I Heat My Home?

Posted: May 24, 2022 – By: gasdmin

Heating Oil with Biofuel Is Efficient, Safe and Clean It’s no surprise that New Jerseyans who heat their home with oil may be thinking of converting to natural gas, or even electric heat, to escape the stress of paying giant heating oil delivery bills next winter. That’s a valid worry, especially if we don’t see […]

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How Heating Oil Reaches Your Home

Posted: March 24, 2022 – By: gasdmin

The Journey of Heating Oil to Your Tank Seeing your oil delivery driver filling up your tank represents the final step of heating oil’s long journey to your home. 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 […]

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Staying Warm With Heating Oil

Posted: February 14, 2022 – By: gasdmin

Full-Service Heating Oil Companies Come Through While we’ve seen much more brutal winters in New Jersey than the one we have experienced so far this season, there still have been some bitterly cold days and nights that made people appreciate the warmth and comfort that heating oil reliably delivers. Frigid temperatures always reinforce the value […]

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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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