Spring Checklist: Five Things You Can Do Now

Here are five things you can do now that will make life a little easier later on. ✓ Enroll in our Level Payment Plan to spread out next winter’s fuel costs. ✓ Protect your oil tank from moisture buildup (which can lead to rust) with a summer fill-up. ✓ Sign up for automatic deliveries. You’ll […]

The Hidden Cost of Natural Gas

Residents in one Cambria County community were shocked to learn that converting to natural gas comes at a high price. According to a recent article posted by the Altoona Mirror, a homeowner in Gallitzin stated at an open forum with gas utility officials that he found a delivery charge of $350 tacked on to his […]

Heating Oil for a Sustainable Future

With every passing year, heating oil continues its evolution into a newer, cleaner and more efficient fuel. Knowing more about today’s oil heat will make you feel good about how you heat your home — now and well into the future. Cleaner Than Ever The oil heat industry continues to undergo a revolution that is significantly improving […]

Buy Now and Pay Over Time

The Keystone Home Energy Loan Program (KeystoneHELP) provides qualifying Pennsylvania homeowners with low-cost loans for energy-saving improvements, including high-efficiency heating systems. The program offers low-interest fixed-rate loans of up to $20,000 with terms of up to 10 years. The interest rate will never change, and KeystoneHELP offers longer terms than typical bank financing. You can […]

What’s the outlook for oil prices?

Dear Friends, While oil prices have crept up after reaching a 13-year low in early 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy is still forecasting that crude oil will remain in the $50- to $60-per-barrel range this year, barring any unforeseen events (especially in the volatile Middle East). Because heating oil, like gasoline and diesel fuel, […]