Oil Heat: Still a Great Way to Heat Your Home

Heating Oil Is Clean, Safe and Efficient People in Springfield, PA and other communities in the Delaware Valley can rest easy knowing they can always rely on heating oil to keep them safe and comfortable. Heating Oil and Energy Efficiency Heating oil generates nearly 140,000 Btu of heat for every gallon burned and warms a […]

How Often to Change a Furnace Filter

Keep the Air Filter Clean to Improve Efficiency With proper maintenance, the average furnace can last 15 years or longer. One simple way to make sure your system reaches its life span and operates efficiently is to perform an easy, do-it-yourself maintenance task–changing or cleaning your furnace’s air filter as often as the manufacturer recommends. […]

Oilheat Boiler FAQs

How Does a Heating Oil Boiler Work? Your heating oil boiler uses either hot water or steam to heat your Delaware Valley home. Another name for a boiler is a hydronic heating system, which is defined as a system that transfers heat via a circulating fluid, such as water, in a closed system of pipes. […]

Benefits of Choosing a Propane Stove

How Much Propane Does a Stove Use? Fast fact: 96% of professional chefs prefer cooking with gas over electricity! That’s because gas is the gold standard for people who like to cook — whether professionally or at home. It’s no wonder, then, that propane gas consumers in Media, Wallingford, Swarthmore, Springfield and many other communities […]

Do You Have Enough Heating Oil for the Season?

Many Variables Affect the Number of Gallons Used Throughout the heating season, homeowners in our service area usually need anywhere from 700 to 900 gallons of heating oil during a normal winter. If you have a 1,000-gallon underground tank, in theory, you could possibly make it through the heating season if that tank is full […]

Is A Tankless Water Heater Right for Your Home?

Propane Tankless Water Heater Benefits A propane tankless water heater is a great alternative to a traditional storage tank water heater, which constantly uses energy to heat and reheat water and wastes a lot of energy in the process. Since going green (and saving money) is very important to most homeowners, a tankless heater represents […]

Commercial Applications of Propane Autogas

What Vehicles Can Use Autogas? Propane autogas describes propane when it is used as a fuel for vehicles. Propane autogas is the world’s most popular alternative fuel, which is defined as any product that bypasses the two big traditional petroleum fuels: gasoline and diesel. According to the Propane Education & Research Council, there are more […]

What Temperature Do I Set My Thermostat To?

The Best Winter Thermostat Settings One heated debate occurring in some households during the months ahead will involve thermostat settings. As in, how low can you set your thermostat during the winter without causing problems—and how much can you really save on heat? While finding a balance between comfort and savings is not easy because […]

Is Propane Toxic?

Safe and Nontoxic Propane Produces Minimal Emissions More people are environmentally conscious than in the past and therefore want to find an energy-efficient fuel source that is right for their personal use while being safe for the earth. Propane gas is a perfect choice for those who strive for environmental responsibility, as it is nontoxic […]

Does Central Air Use a Lot of Electricity?

Estimating Your Monthly Cooling Expenses No household in the Delaware Valley wants to be without air conditioning in the summertime. But, let’s face it, cooling costs can add up quickly when we’re dealing with multiple heat waves. That’s why many people wonder, how much electricity does my air conditioner actually use? To get to that answer, […]