Home heating oil resources and FAQs.

Our informative how-to guides and educational resources are designed to help you stayed informed on all issues regarding heating oil in your home. Before you call a professional, take a look at some of these home heating oil resources to see if you can get your questions answered without having to spend a dime. We have everything from very basic guides defining some of the key terminology around oil heat appliances and services, to more in-depth articles to help you identify issues and diagnose problems before you call a professional. In the world of home maintenance, knowledge is power. The more you know about how your home operates, the more money and time you can save on house calls and replacements. If you're looking for a home heating oil prices, equipment or delivery, discover Burke Energy's comprehensive heating oil services.

Heating options to help you go green.

Person changing the HVAC filterIf you want to make your life a little ‘greener’, save some green by being more energy-efficient and be more environmentally responsible, here are some smart heating system and fuel options to help you do it:

Using propane in your home

  • It has low carbon emissions, is non-toxic and naturally clean burning.
  • Helps you lower your carbon footprint as it can be used to generate electricity as well.

Using oil to heat your home

  • You may not think it but it’s a fact - oil is cleaner than ever before! Newer technologies have helped develop options like lower sulfur blends mixed with biofuels.
  • Compared to natural gas over the past few decades, oil has been cleaner and less expensive to burn.

Use biodiesel to fuel your furnace

  • Service tech next to oil truckIt’s manufactured using vegetable oil, animal fat and/or recycled restaurant grease.
  • It’s renewable, biodegradable and greener than regular home heating oil.
  • It can generate electricity like fossil fuel, with less CO2 emissions that contribute to global warming.

Think about using pellet stoves to heat smaller spaces

  • Using renewable fuel like pellets or sawdust. These stoves are more efficient than wood stoves at heating smaller spaces and reduce the need to switch on your regular furnace, lowering emissions and saving energy.

To learn more about these greener home heating systems and fuel options, give us a call today!

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