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What do MERV, MPR, and FPR mean?

MERV, MPR, and FPR: What Do Those Mean?

If you own a forced air furnace, one of your most important tasks is to regularly check and change its filters.

What is a good AFUE rating for a furnace?

AFUE Furnace Ratings: What Makes A Good One?

If you’ve been furnace shopping lately, you’ve probably at least heard the term AFUE. But do you know what it means?

Home efficiency checklist for spring

Home Efficiency Checklist For Spring

Here’s a checklist to help you plan what needs to be done to stay comfortable and keep bills as low as possible as we transition between seasons.

How safe is heating oil?

Heating Oil Safety: How Safe Is It Exactly?

Heating oil has been keeping families warm through tough New England winters for more than a century – a testament to its unbeatable ability to pump out consistent heat for hours at a clip.

Fix air leaks and keep the warmth inside

Fix Air Leaks And Keep The Warmth Inside

Did you know your home could be leaking the equivalent of an open window’s worth of air from gaps in its building envelope?

What thermostat settings are best?

What Thermostat Settings Are Best?

About nine out of ten Americans say they’ve rarely or never programmed their thermostat because they don’t know how to do it, according to a recent study.

Sweet Deals on Oil Heating Equipment Installations and More!

True love may last forever; unfortunately, an oil-fired home heating system won’t.

Right-sizing a water heater

Water Heater Sizes: What Is The Right One For Your Home?

We’ve all been there: you’re in the middle of a wonderful hot morning shower, when suddenly you’re shocked by a blast of cold water.

Why does my furnace keep running?

Why Does My Furnace Keep Running?

Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing.

Take heat, for example: If your oil furnace keeps running after it reaches the temperature on your thermostat, it can cause problems…

Reading your heating oil tank gauge

Reading Your Heating Oil Tank Gauge?

Reading your heating oil tank gauge might be the most basic task you’ll have this heating season. If you’re a will-call customer, it’s also one of the most important, since it stands between you and a no-heat emergency.