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Reading the Gauge on Your Heating Oil Tank

January 31, 2021

A Refresher Course and Tips to Help Prevent Run-OutsIf you’ve lived in an oil-heated home for a while now, it’s a safe bet that you’re familiar with reading your oil tank gauge and knowing when …

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Bioheat® Holds the Key to Oilheat’s Future

February 21, 2020

The combination of continually improving ultra-low sulfur Bioheat® with increasingly efficient heating oil systems is the 1-2 punch that will help homeowners with oilheat save significant money on their heating bills. At the same time, …

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Maine Energy Marketers Technical Education Center

January 20, 2020

If you’ve lived in your home long enough, chances are you’ve had a few service technicians out to your house for regular maintenance, for a system repair or to solve a no-heat situation. Our service …

Today’s Oilheat: 8 Facts You May Not Know

November 25, 2019

The better you know oilheat, the more you’ll like it! Here are 8 facts you may not know about this affordable, safe, clean and efficient heating source. The oilheat industry is moving forward on delivering Bioheat®. …

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Regular Heating Maintenance Benefits

November 12, 2019

Heating systems can have longer lifespans if the equipment has been properly installed and maintained. Proper maintenance may enable you to put off replacing your boiler or furnace for a few years; but do keep …

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Reasons Why You Should Buy a Home That Uses Heating Oil

October 3, 2019

Are you house-hunting in Maine? Best wishes! There are many wonderful homes and communities to explore throughout our great state. Chances are, among the homes you will explore are ones that use heating oil as the …

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2019 Rebate Program Ends September 20th

September 16, 2019

Thanks to so many consumers understanding the wisdom of upgrading to modern energy-efficient oilheating equipment—and all of the ways this can help them save money—the 2019 MEMA-National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA) equipment rebate program has …

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What Does AFUE Stand For?

June 11, 2019

AFUE, an acronym for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency, is a type of energy efficiency rating used for furnaces and boilers, including those fueled by heating oil. The AFUE number—usually found on a yellow sticker attached …

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Heating Oil 2030: What Does the Future Hold?

May 10, 2019

This has been a transformative decade for the heating oil industry. And there are a lot of exciting developments still ahead of us. We’ve achieved major breakthroughs in cleanliness and heating system technology. And the introduction …

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Oilheat Equipment Rebates Are Yours to Claim

April 30, 2019

While Mainers from Cornish to Calais are shedding their winter layers and looking forward to lobster bakes, it’s a great time to look into upgrading your home’s oilheat system and storage tank. With a new equipment …