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
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
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.
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