- New Oilheat systems now boast efficiency ratings of 95 percent, providing more warmth with less fuel than ever before.
- Recent studies funded by NYSERDA show fuel savings as high as 48.3 percent when replacing an outdated boiler with a new, high-efficiency boiler.
- Oilheat equipment is constantly evolving to incorporate advancements in efficiency and comfort. Many new boilers are designed to incorporate weather-responsive controls that greatly reduce fuel usage during mildly cold weather and provide a more even heat with fewer temperature swings.
- Other important advancements include two-stage burners that conserve fuel and electronically commutated furnace blowers that save electricity, provide smoother operation and work well with high-efficiency central air conditioning systems.
Save with Oilheat
- Upgrading old equipment to a new heating system can save a homeowner up to 40 percent in fuel usage, providing substantial financial benefits.
- Low interest financing is available in many states for high-efficiency upgrades.
- Schedule your annual heating system tune-up to reduce heating oil usage by up to 10 percent.
- Install programmable thermostats to automate your home temperature settings, and you may reduce your usage by as much as 10 percent.
Several states offer tax credits, incentives and low-interest loans for upgrades to high-efficiency heating equipment as well as to individuals using Bioheat® fuel. Speak to your local Bioheat® fuel provider for more information.
ENERGY STAR® is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices. Energy-efficient choices can save families about a third on their energy bill with similar savings of greenhouse gas emissions, without sacrificing features, style or comfort.
- ENERGY STAR helps you make the energy-efficient choice.
- Upgrading to an ENERGY STAR-rated oil-fired furnace or boiler can reduce your heating bills by almost 30 percent!
- As of December 2012, families and businesses have realized estimated savings of more than $239 billion on utility bills and prevented more than 1.9 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions over the past two decades. (source: EnergyStar.gov)
- When looking for new household products, look for ones that have earned the ENERGY STAR. They meet strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the EPA and US Department of Energy.