Carbon monoxide (CO) safety reminders

Most people know how dangerous carbon monoxide (CO) can be. But, do you know what causes a build-up of the potentially deadly gas in your home – or what to do if someone living with you displays signs of carbon monoxide poisoning? Here is a short carbon monoxide primer to help you with these important points […]

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Ductless vs. Window A/Cs: Six key advantages

If you don’t have ductwork built into your New Jersey home, you probably keep it cool by using window air conditioners. But there’s a much better (and less back-breaking) option for homes that can’t accommodate central air conditioning: a ductless mini-split system. Compared to window A/Cs, ductless systems are quieter and more efficient – and they […]

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Spring: The perfect time for your heating system maintenance

As we steam ahead into April, your thoughts will probably be turning to the warm weather tasks ahead, and to putting the heating season behind us. But, before you dive into spring cleaning, it’s a good idea to take care of one final heating season task in your NJ home: scheduling your annual heating system […]

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Seven cost-effective ways to save on your late winter / early spring energy bills

Believe it or not, we will soon be heading into the last month of winter 2018/19 – but that doesn’t mean your heating equipment is finished for the season, or that your heating bills will stop any time soon (since average temperatures in our NJ service area can dip into the 50s well into May). But […]

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What temperature is best for your home?

Managing the temperature of your New Jersey home with a thermostat is one of the easiest ways we know to save on your heating oil bills. If you don’t have a programmable thermostat, getting one is a smart move; if you use it correctly, it could save you 10 percent on your energy bill – […]

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Warm home

How Do I Extend the Life of My Furnace?

A furnace is a significant investment for you as a homeowner, and with care it could last 15 years or more – at least on paper.

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Hearing sound

What’s That Whistling Sound Coming from My Oil Tank?

If you’ve been a heating oil customer for a while, this is probably a familiar scenario for you: your heating oil delivery crew arrives one cold winter morning…

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Reduce your carbon footprint

Go Green with Bioheat This Winter

Want a great way to shrink the carbon footprint of your NJ home without the costs and hassles of swapping out your oil-fired home heating system?

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What’s an indirect-fired water heater?

Heating water for your home appliances and taps can account for about 18 percent of your monthly energy bill on average, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. But what if you could heat your water for substantially less…or even free for part of the year? You can when you install and operate an indirect […]

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Mother and son outdoors in autumn

Five Ways to Make Life Easier This Heating Season

September is upon us here in New Jersey, which means that it’s just a matter of time before cool days and nights start to arrive.

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