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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 14, 2022
Why Did the Price of Oil Go Up So Fast?
Understanding the Energy Markets & Oil Price Fluctuations You already know that the price you pay for heating oil in Wisconsin can change from year to year. But it’s been a long time since we have seen such a dramatic rise in heating oil prices, which seemed to happen in a blink of an eye—although […]
February 14, 2022
Buses in Madison To Run On Biodiesel
Clean Fuels Alliance America Invests in Wisconsin Clean-burning, super-efficient biodiesel is hitting the roads in our state’s capital! The Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board and Clean Fuels Alliance America (formerly known as the National Biodiesel Board), have invested funds to introduce 20 fleet service buses in Madison that will run on renewable biodiesel fuel. The buses […]
January 17, 2022
Why People in Wisconsin Like Their Oilheat
Here Are 10 Reasons Folks in Wisconsin who live in a home that is kept warm by heating oil appreciate all of the benefits they get. For example, the flame inside the heating oil system burns hotter than other types of systems. As a result, homeowners often report that their homes are warmer with a […]
December 20, 2021
What to Do If You’re Leaving Home
10 Energy Saving Tips When Going Away If you’ll be leaving the winter wonderland of Wisconsin and spending time in a warmer climate for a while, here are 10 steps you can take to protect your home from frozen pipes and other damage. A Vacation Checklist for Your Home Don’t turn off your heating system! […]
November 22, 2021
Lost Your Heat? How To Troubleshoot The Problem
Here in Wisconsin, we’re used to navigating through extremely cold winters. But when we arrive at home, we expect to feel warm. Unfortunately, there are times when your heat may go out and you’re forced to deal with an uncomfortable, stressful situation.
October 22, 2021
What Is the Current Price of Heating Oil?
Understanding the Latest Energy Price Surge If you’ve depended on heating oil to heat your home for a while, you know only too well that the price you pay for heating oil in Wisconsin can change from year to year. Why does that happen? First, it’s notable that on the whole, the price of oil […]
September 22, 2021
How Much Can I Save with a New Heating Oil System?
The Payback Is Real When You Upgrade If your oil boiler or oil furnace is at least 20 years old, consider replacing your heating system soon. The performance and reliability of heating equipment typically begins to be less efficient at that point, and if you haven’t had your system regularly serviced, you might experience problems […]