A word on power outages, DIY, and generator safety Power outage = no heat During power outages, even though customers have fuel, they can’t get heat. Unfortunately, your heating system will not run without electricity — regardless of whether your fuel is heating oil, natural gas, propane or, obviously, electricity. (Only some very old heating […]
Q: What is a heating degree-day? A: Heating degree-days help us to calculate when you need a fuel delivery. For every degree that the average daily tempera‑ ture is below 65°, we count one degree-day. So, if the average temperature on any given day is 25°, that’s equivalent to 40 degree-days. The heating season runs […]
Dear Friends, Many of our longtime heating oil customers are surprised to learn how their fuel of choice has evolved in recent years. As a result of greater environmental consciousness, much of the sulfur has been removed from heating oil. The low‑sulfur heating oil we deliver produces nearly zero particulates. It also burns more efficiently, […]
Federal investigators have identified the reason for this disaster, an event that killed one person, injured 20, destroyed five homes, and damaged more than 100 more.
Since the year flipped to 2019, the weather has been all over the place. In the wake of a very wet 2018, we’re having an up and down start to the year with heavy bouts of snow, rain, and sunshine. While you’re out shoveling another 3-4 inches of snow, the official start to spring is […]