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January 26, 2023

What are the Benefits of Heating Oil?

Heating Oil Is Safe, Clean, and Efficient Folks in Wisconsin who live in a home that is kept warm by heating oil appreciate all of the benefits they get. Let’s talk about safety first. Being safe at home is just one of the reasons many people prefer to heat their homes with oil. With everything […]

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December 27, 2022

How Does a Furnace Work?

A Furnace Distributes Warm Air Through Your Home Today’s energy-efficient oil furnaces provide homeowners in Wisconsin with a great opportunity to increase their comfort while decreasing their energy usage. New furnaces can now heat a home using significantly less energy compared to older-generation equipment. Knowing more about how your furnace works will help you to […]

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November 28, 2022

Boiler vs. Furnace

Boiler vs. Furnace What’s the Difference, Why It Matters Your heating oil system can either be a furnace or a boiler. Both of these heating units will keep you warm, but there is some information you should know that may come in handy if a problem arises. If it’s something minor, you may be able […]

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October 24, 2022

What Is Heating Oil?

Where It Comes from and How It Keeps You Warm Heating oil comes from crude oil, which has to be refined to remove impurities. It’s then separated into different “fractions.” More refined, lighter fractions are used to produce such products as gasoline, kerosene, jet fuel, diesel fuel and No. 2 home heating oil, which is […]

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September 30, 2022

How To Avoid Home Heating Mistakes

Don’t Compromise Safety for Savings When we come home, we expect to warm up quickly, especially for anyone who uses heating oil to heat their home. And why not? The flame in a heating oil system burns hundreds of degrees hotter than in other energy systems. But when temperatures plunge into the single digits and […]

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August 15, 2022

New Study: Switching to 100% Biodiesel Saves Lives

Lower Cancer Risk, Fewer Premature Deaths Among Findings A new study has revealed that switching to 100% biodiesel could have a life-saving impact for community residents, with such benefits as decreased cancer risk, fewer premature deaths and reduced asthma attacks. The study, sponsored by the Clean Fuels Alliance America and supported by organizations like the […]

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July 15, 2022

Why Is There Whistling During an Oil Delivery?

That’s Your Vent Alarm—and You Can Get a Rebate for Upgrading It! If your oil tank is located in your basement and you’re home when a driver makes his delivery, you’ll probably hear a whistling noise as your tank starts to fill up. But don’t worry. This is perfectly normal. Besides the tank itself, your […]

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June 15, 2022

New Study: Switching to 100% Biodiesel Could Save Lives

Research Sponsored by the Clean Fuels Alliance America A new study has revealed that switching to 100% biodiesel could have a life-saving impact for residents in selected communities, with such benefits as decreased cancer risk, fewer premature deaths and reduced asthma attacks. The research project, sponsored by the Clean Fuels Alliance America and supported by […]

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May 15, 2022

Should I Repair or Replace My Home Heating System?

Guidelines to Help You Decide Much like your car, regular preventive maintenance goes a long way in extending the lifespan of your heating oil equipment, whether it’s an oil furnace or oil boiler. But even the best-maintained heating equipment eventually wears out. You will then reach a point where repairs will cost more than they’re […]

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April 15, 2022

Energy Saving Tips for Spring

Little Changes Can Add Up to Big Savings These days, everyone is scrambling to find ways to save money. With heating and cooling comprising about 60% of your total home energy expenses, it pays to examine ways you can conserve on your heat and air conditioning. There are actually many small yet important energy conservation […]

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