Think Twice Blog

Can I Insulate Now to Save on Next Winter’s Heating Oil?

Posted: December 23, 2019 – By: gasdmin

Did you have trouble keeping your house warm during New Jersey’s last arctic winter? If you did, you’re not the only one. Many people couldn’t warm their homes to the temperature of their thermostat setting. One possible reason could be traced to a heating system’s inefficiency, which can occur as your equipment ages. Efficiency levels […]

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Heating system

Are Furnaces and Boilers Different?

Posted: November 25, 2019 – By: Rich Carrione

Most people generally call their oilheating system a furnace, but that’s a completely different system from a boiler. Both systems will keep you warm, but there are some tips you should know to help you understand which type of heating system you have in your home.

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Common heating problems

What are Common Heating Problems and What Can I Do to Fix Them?

Posted: October 28, 2019 – 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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Heating oil safe fuel

What Makes Heating Oil a Safe Fuel?

Posted: September 27, 2019 – By: Rich Carrione

When many New Jersey homeowners think of heating oil, they often think of excellent service and a warm home. But are you aware that heating oil is one of the safest home energy sources around?

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Clean energy

Heating Oil: Clean, Renewable Energy for New Jersey

Posted: September 6, 2019 – By: Rich Carrione

There’s been a lot of talk lately about energy efficiency. What you may not be hearing is the leading role that heating oil is playing in the drive towards clean, renewable energy.

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Does Switching Fuels Make Sense?

Posted: July 15, 2019 – By: gasdmin

Does Switching Fuels Make Sense? Many people mistakenly believe they’ll get a big payback if they give up on oil and convert to natural gas heating. But the mere cost to convert from oil to gas—typically thousands of dollars— could easily break the bank. So why gamble with switching fuels when heating your home with […]

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Bioheat

What Is Bioheat®?

Posted: June 11, 2019 – By: Rich Carrione

Bioheat is the industry’s official registered name for the fuel that consists of a blend of ultra-low sulfur heating oil with renewable biodiesel that’s made from organic and recycled products.

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Save money

Now is the Time to Save Money on a New Heating System

Posted: May 10, 2019 – By: Rich Carrione

The winter sweaters are finally put away in favor of lighter clothes. Which means it’s the perfect time to think about your home’s oil heating system—and speak with your local oil heat service provider about replacing it. When you do, you may qualify for rebates as high as $700.

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Spring flowers

Spring Forward to Oilheat System Maintenance

Posted: April 30, 2019 – By: Rich Carrione

With winter’s chill fading into memory—despite the frost warnings in parts of New Jersey at the end of April—don’t forget about taking care of the oil heat home heating system that kept you and your home warm for many months.

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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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