Simplify your life, de-clutter your office, and help the planet! Here are some interesting statistics around paper, recycling and the environment. The United States uses approximately 68 million trees each year to produce paper and paper products. On average, a person in the United States … [Read more...] about Going paperless has many benefits!
Safe Storage of Liquid Fuels
NY State recommends homeowners inspect fuel storage annually. Safety Considerations For Oil Tanks When heating with oil, safe delivery and storage of that fuel is critical. Preventing spills and working with every customer to support that goal is something we have prioritized for a long time. … [Read more...] about Safe Storage of Liquid Fuels
Good news – and Much to be Thankful For
Warmer winter and lower fuel prices could mean big savings! Good news! According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) which publishes energy statistics and analysis, your fuel bill for the 2019-20 heating season will likely be less than it was last winter. EIA predicts that … [Read more...] about Good news – and Much to be Thankful For
Baby, it’s cold outside!
Some good advice for our fuel customers, and anyone facing this winter weather. With the New Year upon us, here are some thoughts and suggestions to get you through the cold of winter warmly and safely, with plenty of fuel in the tank. … [Read more...] about Baby, it’s cold outside!
Winter 2017: are we half-way through?
Groundhog Day is often considered the half-way point of winter. According to folklore, if the weather is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on February 2, then spring will come early that year. If it is sunny, the groundhog will see its shadow and head back inside – and winter will … [Read more...] about Winter 2017: are we half-way through?
Winterize your Home
Save money and improve safety with this action plan Winterizing your home means extending the life of your fuel supply by insulating walls and attics, caulking and weather-stripping doors and windows, and installing storm windows or covering windows with plastic. Some insulation projects can be … [Read more...] about Winterize your Home
Oil Remains a Terrific Value
The price of Crude oil is again falling today. Stockpiles are said to be growing, OPEC has no control of the market, Russia is in a panic, and supply just keeps outstripping demand. This is very good news for our customers! Historically Fuel Oil (when adjusted for inflation) … [Read more...] about Oil Remains a Terrific Value
Winter is Coming. Really.
Last winter was one of the warmest in our history, so even if we have a normal heating season in the year ahead, it will be significantly colder than this last one. In fact, early forecasters are indicating a cold winter is ahead. Why? El Niño officially came to an end in early June, and experts are … [Read more...] about Winter is Coming. Really.
Energy Units Explained
Basics Different types of energy are measured by different physical units: Barrels or gallons for petroleum (such as gasoline, diesel fuel, and jet fuel) Cubic feet for natural gas Tons for coal Kilowatt hours for electricity To compare different fuels, we need to convert the … [Read more...] about Energy Units Explained