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Colder Winter Ahead

October 15, 2018

So, they say…Colder Winter Ahead Then Last Year This winter’s forecast seems to be leaning towards a much colder winter than last year’s, but still not what our area is used to in years past. With …

EZ Pay Budget Program – Call Today For Information

October 1, 2018

The Black Bear Fuel Family wants to thank you for your interest in our company. Though it may seem hard to believe, the next heating season is just around the corner. As we all know …

HVAC Maintenance Checklist for Fall

September 17, 2018

Before the full force of winter arrives, it's a good idea to perform HVAC maintenance and ensure the system is in proper working order. This is true for both homes and businesses. Here's what needs …

Five HVAC Details to Take Care of Before Summer Starts

March 9, 2018

Air conditioning is one of the last things people think about when it's cold and snowing outside, but that's the perfect time to take care of HVAC summer preparation. Do the following during the winter …

Sign Up For A Black Bear EZ Pay Budget Plan And Get More Predictable Heating Bills

May 9, 2017

Heating bill sticker shock can be an unpleasant surprise around the end-of-year holidays – especially if we get a good old fashioned Sullivan County cold snap that lingers for weeks (or even months). But there’s …

What Affects AC Installation Cost? Key Questions to Ask Your Contractor

April 12, 2017

Today’s high efficiency home AC units can save you a lot of money in the long run – assuming, of course, that yours is properly installed and maintained. But the cost to buy a new unit …

Troubleshooting Three Common Heat Pump Issues

March 15, 2017

A heat pump can be a versatile all-in-one heating and cooling solution for your home – but only if it’s functioning properly. Here are three common problems that can occur with your heat pump – …

Preventing and Dealing with Frozen Pipes

February 13, 2017

Frozen water pipes can create expensive problems in your home ranging from simple flood damage to mold growth and even structural damage. But most frozen pipe problems are preventable with a few simple precautions. Here are …

10 Interesting Facts about Propane Gas

January 13, 2017

Propane is one of the most eco-friendly and efficient fuels around – and one of the most versatile. In fact, you can power just about anything with propane, and probably save money in the process! Here …

Cold Weather Energy Conservation Tips

December 9, 2016

Cold winter nights are just around the corner in the Hudson Valley. For many people, that means higher energy bills – especially if you have an older furnace or boiler (if your heating system is more …