Posted: January 18, 2021
If you’ve been an oilheat consumer for many years, you’re familiar with reading your oil tank gauge and knowing when it’s time to call for more fuel. To avoid this task, you may have asked your oilheat company to put you on their automatic delivery schedule so you don’t have to worry about running out […]
Posted: December 7, 2020
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. Seeing Icicles? If there are icicles hanging from your roof, you could be facing double jeopardy. First, there’s the […]
Posted: November 13, 2020
If you have a hot water (hydronic) system, water circulates around your oil boiler’s combustion chamber. A circulator pumps the hot water through pipes to heat baseboards or radiators. Eventually, the water returns to the unit to begin the cycle again. Steam boiler systems work similarly except they generate steam, which rises up to radiators […]
Posted: October 29, 2020
Last year’s resolution by the heating oil industry to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 represented a significant step forward by the industry to help ease the effects climate change. The resolution also puts the industry on the path to achieving a 50% blend of renewable Bioheat® – a blend of ultra-low sulfur heating […]
Posted: September 30, 2020
Families throughout the Bay State rely on oilheat to keep their homes warm throughout the winter—and even for some of fall and spring as well. This fuel is a safe, efficient option, with many benefits. Is it flammable? For many people, the word “oil” causes confusion, and raises concerns about flammability. The truth is, heating […]
Posted: August 28, 2020
If you’ve been in Massachusetts for a while, you’ve probably heard about Bioheat® fuel. If you just got here—you’ll be hearing about it soon.
Posted: July 14, 2020
Oil storage tanks are built to safely store heating oil while keeping it available and accessible for immediate use.
Posted: May 18, 2020
Rebates are once again available for qualified Massachusetts homeowners. Heating oil customers and heating oil retailers can now take advantage of up to $400 in equipment rebates thanks to funds offered by the Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association (MEMA) and the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA). Please read the announcement below to learn about the program: […]
Posted: May 11, 2020
As efforts to reduce fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions remain a top priority in the heating oil industry, more and more households and businesses are also gaining an understanding of what it all means—and the great importance of this progress.
Posted: May 10, 2020
Rebate season is here! If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your oilheat system or installing a new heating oil storage tank in your Massachusetts home, now’s the time to take action.