Before we get to the tips, let’s recognize our delivery drivers for their safety record and tireless coverage during the worst of winter. This is not an easy job. They are out there every day transporting fuels which requires physical strength, technical knowledge, excellent driving skills, and … [Read more...] about Top tips to prepare for Fuel Deliveries in winter
Winter is Coming.
Winter is coming. It happens every year. Yet, somehow it always sneaks up and suddenly there is much to do. Here are some tips to keep your family safe and warm and help you prepare for the coming cold. Our top 5 tips for winter readiness 1. Heating Equipment and Chimney Maintenance – Do … [Read more...] about Winter is Coming.
Biofuels – an evolving answer to our clean energy needs
What are biofuels? Biofuels are fuels derived from biological materials. The use of biological material (biomass) as an energy source is not new. After all, wood is a biological material and campfires go back tens of thousands of years. The difference between biofuels and fossil fuels is that … [Read more...] about Biofuels – an evolving answer to our clean energy needs
A story of Kindness
In a world where simple kindnesses can feel rare, here is a story of how one person’s kindness led to another kindness, and so on 😊 Ellen, a long-time customer, had been billed for a clean and tune and was upset. She called a few times about the bill since HEAP was supposed to cover it. Our Heather … [Read more...] about A story of Kindness
Hot Tips for Extreme Cold
We are in the heart of winter, and with these cold temperatures, you might consider these extra measures to help keep your home warm and safe. Make sure you have fuel and consider a back-up heat source or generator. Automatic Delivery: Being on automatic delivery means we will not let you run … [Read more...] about Hot Tips for Extreme Cold
Winter Weather Predictions Vary
Weather forecasts have come a long way from the weatherman of the 1970s, who was lucky to get the 3-day forecast correct. Today, with the input of many data points around the globe and many online weather services, anyone can access a great 10-day forecast. In our business, we look at the … [Read more...] about Winter Weather Predictions Vary
Time to get ready for the heating season!
Cooler temperatures are on the way and in some chilly spots, the leaves are already donning some bright colors. It may be hard to say goodbye to Summer and embrace readiness for Fall and Winter weather, but paying attention now could save you costly repairs and aggravation later, not to mention … [Read more...] about Time to get ready for the heating season!
Price Programs help you Prepare
Remember the story of the Ant and the Grasshopper? The Ant planned for winter and saved up for a comfortable and secure year ahead. The Grasshopper put everything off, and suffered dearly for his lack of planning and effort. Price Program customers have something in common with the Ant, for … [Read more...] about Price Programs help you Prepare
Keep Cool this Summer
While there was snow in the yard this morning, it won’t be long before we turn to cooling our homes instead of heating them. With that in mind, here are some tips to manage your air conditioner for best efficiency. Each degree above 75°F that you set your air conditioner’s thermostat saves … [Read more...] about Keep Cool this Summer
Heat Pumps bring Efficiency and Value
Heat pumps are not a new technology. In fact, you have to travel back to 1852, when William Thomson established the 1st and 2nd laws of thermodynamics – a new branch of Physics. Thermodynamics studies heat and temperature, and their relationship with energy and matter. Naturally, he would … [Read more...] about Heat Pumps bring Efficiency and Value
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!
Going paperless has many benefits!
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!
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?