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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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! […]

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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.

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