What Happens When The Furnace Runs Out Of Oil?

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When homeowners choose will-call oil delivery services, they have to keep track of the oil levels in their tank. They will need to call for service when their tanks are approximately 30% full. But what happens during times when you’re so busy that you accidentally let your heating oil tank run completely dry?

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Why There’s A Whistling Noise During Home Heating Oil Delivery

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If your very first heating oil delivery was just completed, then you may have noticed a distinctive whistling sound that comes from the tank area. This article discuss what this whistling sound is and why it’s an important part of both heating oil systems and the oil tank refilling process.

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5 Types Of Renewable Energy Sources: The Future Of Energy

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Renewable energy sources are the future of energy. They will allow us to continue to exist in the future with the same level of safety and comfort that we currently possess. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at 5 renewable energy sources. Click through to learn more about these valuable renewable energy sources.

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Reasons To Avoid Closing Registers For Temperature Control

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Some homeowners close vents to rooms with the hope of reducing their energy costs. They think that when vents are closed, the air will redirect to an area where it’s needed. However, your HVAC system doesn’t quite work this way. In this article, we discuss the importance of keeping the HVAC registers open.

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How To Size A Standby Generator?

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Generators can be used to meet your power needs during blackouts or in areas where power supply may not be available. There are various types of generators, each with its own wattage and requirements. Of course, your power requirements would impact generator size. In this article, we discuss backup generator sizing.

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What To Look For In A Boiler Repair Company

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Heating systems are undeniably costly, delicate, and complicated. Because of this, repairing them on your own should never be done. When you need to get your boiler repaired, it is important to be selective when hiring an HVAC company. In this article, we discuss what to look for when you need a boiler repair company.

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Understanding the 80% Fill Rule for Propane Tanks

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If you take a peek at your propane tank gauge after a delivery and you notice that your propane tank levels are hovering at around 80%, you may question why. This is an industry standard that all propane delivery companies follow. In this article, we’ll discuss the reasoning behind this.

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When To Repair Vs. Replace Your Heating System

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Unfortunately, it’s always been hard for most homeowners to tell whether they should just opt for a heating system repair vs replacement. Most people would prefer to just get their system repaired over and over as it’s less expensive. In this article, we’ll talk about the obvious signs that indicate your heating system needs a replacement.

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Instant Carbon Footprint Calculator, Measure Your Impact On The Environment

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To determine how your actions impact the environment, you should first measure your carbon footprint. This way, with the information you gain, you can make decisions that are more environmentally friendly. For example, Townsend Energy can help you move toward a carbon-neutral heating solution with the use of our BioPure™ heating oil.

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Top HVAC Installation Mistakes to Avoid

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A new heating and cooling unit offers many advantages such as increased efficiency, reduced energy costs, and enhanced comfort. However, an HVAC unit that is installed incorrectly quickly becomes a costly nightmare. In this article, we discuss common HVAC installation mistakes. By being armed with knowledge, you prevent them from happening in your home.

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