What Do You Have: a Furnace or a Boiler?
Most people refer to their oil heating system as “a furnace.” As in, “I need to get my furnace checked.” But there is another type of oil heating system that may be keeping you warm right now — except it never gets much recognition. When was the last time you heard someone say, “I need to get my boiler checked”?
January 30, 2018
Understanding Wisconsin’s New Oilheat
From Superior to Kenosha, oilheat has kept tens of thousands of Wisconsin homes affordably warm and safe for decades. But most people don’t realize that in the last few years, heating oil has been reformulated to make it cleaner burning and significantly more energy efficient. And here’s what that means for you:
December 28, 2017
Receive up to $500 in Rebates When You Install New Oilheating Equipment
Thousands of homeowners across the country have taken advantage of heating oil equipment rebates and we think it’s time that you considered getting in on this opportunity while funds remain available.
November 30, 2017
If You Have a Forced Air Oil Furnace, You Need to Check the Air Filter
With proper maintenance, the average furnace can last 15 years or longer. One way to make sure your system reaches its life span and operates efficiently is to perform an easy, do-it-yourself maintenance task—changing or cleaning your furnace’s air filter as often as the manufacturer recommends.
October 25, 2017
High Efficiency Oil-Powered Water Heaters in Wisconsin
Oil and water can mix—especially when you’re talking about new, oil-powered water heaters. A lot of people use their oil-fired boilers not only to heat their homes, but to produce domestic hot water too, including hot water for sinks, tubs, showers and washing machines.
October 10, 2017
Oilheat Advances in Wisconsin
If you’re tired of spending hundreds of dollars on repairs just to keep your old oilheating system running, you should start researching your options in modern oil furnaces or oil boilers. This is especially important if your heating system is at least 15 years old.
September 22, 2017
When to Replace Your Oil Burner
If the rest of your oilheating system has remained in good condition and operates to your satisfaction, there’s still a good chance that the oil burner is out of date. Your heating oil company may be able to retrofit it with a modern, efficient burner.
August 21, 2017
Making the CASE for Oil Heat: Clean, Abundant, Safe, Efficient—Part Two
In our previous blog, we put the focus on how clean, efficient oilheat continues to keep many homes in Wisconsin warm and safe, regardless of the weather.
July 12, 2017
Making the CASE for Oilheat: Clean, Abundant, Safe, Efficient—Part One
Clean, efficient oilheat continues to keep many homes in Wisconsin warm and safe, even during bitter cold Midwestern winters. Sit back and relax knowing you can depend on this clean, efficient and safe heating source.
January 23, 2017
Welcome to Our Blog—and Our New Website
The Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (WPMCA) is proud to launch the Oilheat Wisconsin website, designed to help homeowners use oilheat to greater benefit.