Heating Oil Usage
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
  • In Blog
  • Posted January 23, 2015

What's my Heating Oil Usage?

As more and more families are choosing to buy heating oil directly using online resources such as ezHomeHeating.com, they have to learn how to manage their heating oil consumption. This is very important because families need to budget for heating fuel costs and ...


Fuel Assistance MA
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
  • In Blog
  • Posted January 4, 2015

MA Heating Fuel Assistance Programs

Several Heating Fuel Assistance Programs are offered in the state of Massachusetts to help low-income residents pay for heating fuel. We are compiling a list of these programs in this post to serve as a central resource for this information...


Electric Deregulation
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
  • In Blog
  • Posted October 8, 2014

What does Electricity Deregulation mean?

It used to be that when it came to utilities, there was only one or two companies that monopolized power. You were stuck having to deal with companies that charged high prices for their services and products....


Oil & Propane Price Charts
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
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  • Posted July 19, 2014

Historical Propane and Heating Oil Price Charts

This Heating Oil & Propane price data is maintained by the US EIA during each Heating Season from October thru March...


Bioheat
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
  • In Blog
  • Posted September 13, 2013

What is Bioheat?

Bioheat is conventional petroleum based heating oil blended with Biodiesel. Biodiesel is a renewable fuel that is produced domestically within the US from fatty acids sourced from soyabean oil, corn oil, animal fats, and other natural sources...


Shale Gas Truths
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
  • In Blog
  • Posted September 5, 2013

Shale Gas Truths

Over the past few years, we've heard a lot of media coverage about the amazing potential of natural gas supply from shale gas. Some of the coverage purports that the US has over a 100-year supply of natural gas. This has certainly been an uplifting message that Americans have long been seeking in the wake of a prolonged war, a long drawn out recession and rising oil prices...


Save Energy And Money
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
  • In Blog
  • Posted July 15, 2013

Top Ten Tips to Save Energy & Money on your Heating Bills

Home heating costs have continuously risen over years and the trend seems to be continuing. We had illustrated this in a previous blog, where we posted interactive charts for heating oil prices & propane prices based on historical data maintained by US EIA...


Fuel Cost Calculator
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
  • In Blog
  • Posted June 20, 2013

Fuel Cost Calculator

In a previous post, we addressed the question of how to compare Heating Oil vs Propane.

We had noted that to do an apples to apples comparison between the two fuels, we need to consider their BTU, the heating system efficiency and the price of each fuel. We had concluded that the correct way to compare the two fuels is by comparing their BTUs per dollar...


Heating Oil vs Propane
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
  • In Blog
  • Posted April 13, 2013

Heating Oil vs Propane

One question that's often asked is "Which fuel is more cost effective - heating oil or propane?"...


Propane Facts
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
  • In Blog
  • Posted March 26, 2013

Propane Facts

Propane is liquefied petroleum gas that is derived from both oil and natural gas refineries. Propane naturally occurs as a gas but can be converted to its liquid form under high pressure.

When liquefied, propane can be compressed down to approximately 250 times its volume. Hence its stored, marketed and transported in its liquid form. When unpressurised (e.g. when the propane tank valve is opened), it returns to its gas form...


Heating Oil Facts
  • By ezHomeHeating.com
  • In Blog
  • Posted March 12, 2013

Heating Oil Facts

Heating oil (also known as No. 2 oil) is refined from crude oil. During the refining process, heating oil condenses between 475 and 670 degrees Fahrenheit compared to other distillates which condense between 650 and 750 degrees Fahrenheit...

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