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Why Won’t My Heat Work When I Lose Power?

Posted: October 11, 2019

Losing your power during a storm almost always means you will also lose your heat. That’s because heating systems will not run without electricity—no matter whether your fuel is heating oil, natural gas, propane or obviously, electricity. (Only some very old heating systems can operate without power). Tips for managing long power outages If your […]

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Green future

Heating Oil and Biofuels Are Taking Massachusetts to a Green Future

Posted: October 7, 2019

The Bay State has a long history of revolutionary thinking. And Massachusetts’ Clean Energy and Climate Plan follows this tradition because it is the most aggressive energy efficiency program in the country.

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Saving money

Massachusetts Equipment Rebates Have Expired – But You Can Still Save Big!

Posted: September 16, 2019

In the last three years, more than 4,000 Massachusetts homeowners have received rebates to help them upgrade to higher-efficiency furnaces and boilers or to upgrade to new storage tanks.

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House in the trees

Massachusetts: Clean and Efficient Oilheat

Posted: July 15, 2019

One of the most important improvements in heating oil has been the move toward ultra-low sulfur heating oil. This refined fuel lowers maintenance, improves efficiency and reduces emissions from heating systems.

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Heating oil tank

How to Take Care of Your Heating Oil Tank During Summer

Posted: June 11, 2019

Everyone wants their fuel storage tank to last as long as possible. Well, here’s an easy way to protect your tank and in the process, extend its life: keep it full during the summer. Here’s why.

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Home springtime

Spring is the Time for Home Heating System Maintenance

Posted: May 10, 2019

In our last post, we told you about rebates you may qualify for when you replace your oilheating system and/or oil storage tank.

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Act Now for 2019 Oilheat Equipment Rebates

Posted: April 29, 2019

The wildly successful Discover Heating Oil Massachusetts rebate program is back for 2019! Homeowners can receive rebates of up to $500 when they upgrade to a higher efficiency system than the one that is currently in their home while also replacing their oil storage tank. This program, implemented by the Massachusetts Energy Marketers Association with […]

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Warm cat

Oilheat and Winters in Massachusetts

Posted: March 29, 2019

Even though so much has improved with today’s heating oil, the things that hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts residents love about oilheat has remained the same.

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Bioheat®

What Exactly is Bioheat®?

Posted: February 27, 2019

Massachusetts is one of the leading states in the country in the adoption of Bioheat. That’s because we recognize just how beneficial this revolutionary fuel is for homeowners.

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Earth energy

Bioheat and Oilheat’s Future in Massachusetts

Posted: February 5, 2019

More and more, renewable biodiesel is being blended with ultra-low sulfur heating oil. The result: clean-burning Bioheat® fuel!

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