Keeping your home warm throughout a long winter can be a major expense. If you rely on oil or propane for heat, you likely know from experience that prices are rarely consistent.
Unlike natural gas or electricity, heating oil and propane aren't automatically sent to your home via the grid. While this means you have to arrange delivery yourself, it also gives you the freedom to shop around and potentially save money by paying attention to heating oil price projections in your…Continue
Added by Brian Reilly on October 22, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
Fossil fuels are expected to run out by 2088, so within the next 40 years, everyone will need to switch to clean energy to sustain increasing demands. Luckily one of the first countries with a plan on how renewable will materialize is the United States.
Stanford University scientist Mark Jacobson developed a …Continue
Added by Avi Yashchin on July 21, 2015 at 11:32am — No Comments
In the quest for faster results and more accurate heating fuel use data, the folks at YShape have come up with a nifty device called the HeetMeter.…Continue
Added by Dale@EnergyWright on February 11, 2015 at 7:29pm — No Comments
It really wouldn't be fair not to share this timely report, which was aired in major cities last night:
It describes a buying program which resembles other rewards programs. The website is called Neighbor Oil. They offer discounts on oil and propane, based on a points system.…Continue
Added by Tom DelConte on March 6, 2012 at 7:11am — No Comments
The finer points of thermostats are actually much more complicated than any published article covers. You must study each premium thermostat individually. If it does not have settings for swing, deadband, fan delays, early recovery, proper setbacks, etc., it's not really of good use. Dual fuel setups are even more complicated because you must decide whether to use the thermostat or the fossil fuel controller function for balance point control. You must also…