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Winter Fuel Delivery Reminders

January 10, 2022

Help us deliver successfullyIt’s wintertime in Sullivan County, and with the season comes a few things you need to do as a homeowner that will help us make safe and efficient fuel deliveries regardless of …

Efficiency Ratings for Furnaces and Boilers

December 20, 2021

What are they?Efficiency is an important criterion when it comes to boilers and furnaces. In fact, it’s the primary statistic you should consider when comparing units. Whenever it’s time for you to purchase a new …

Why Risk a Poor Furnace Installation?

December 13, 2021

Don’t DIY. Leave it to the pros.Consider the intricacies of your cell phone compared to a rotary phone from decades ago. The car you drive has sophisticated components that would have looked like science fiction …

Upgrade Your Heating Equipment and Save!

December 6, 2021

Rebate Program for Hudson Valley ResidentsIf you’ve been thinking about upgrading the heating equipment in your Hudson Valley home, then the time to act is now. The Hudson Valley Oil & Energy Council (HVOEC) wants …

Going on Vacation? Winterize Your Home First!

November 22, 2021

6 Tips for Saving on Energy CostsIt’s been a tough year, and you probably need a vacation. Now that more and more travel restrictions are being lifted, you’re probably considering where you and your family …

Is Your Water Heater Okay?

November 15, 2021

Watch out for these signs of water heater troubleHow much time do you spend thinking about your water heater? When it’s working well, you probably don’t think about it much at all. Your water heater …

Buying a Home That Uses Heating Oil

November 8, 2021

Heating Oil Has Its AdvantagesAre you looking to purchase a home in Sullivan County? You’ve probably already identified some of the things you’re looking for. You know how many bedrooms you need, how big the …


October 21, 2021

Why Your Bills Are Going Up Dear Valued Customer, Once again, we’re seeing energy prices surge across the board. We know how painful that can be for our customers. It’s painful for us, as well. …

No Heat? Here’s What You Can Do

October 18, 2021

Tips for troubleshooting your heating system before you call for serviceYour house is cold. Your heating system isn’t working. What do you do? Don’t panic. Follow the steps below to determine if you need to …

How To Read Your Oil Tank Gauge

October 11, 2021

Things you should knowIt’s important to avoid having an empty oil tank. If you run out of oil on a cold day, it’s a real inconvenience. You’ll have to wait until more oil is delivered …

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