When it comes to home heating in Massachusetts, efficiency tops the list for most home owners. Nobody wants to spend an arm and a leg just to keep the cold New England weather out, and with our long winters, those costs can really add up. But with so many choices available, how can you know that you’re choosing the most economical and efficient option?
When comparing the options available to you, the choice that comes out on top is oil heating. Consider the following statistics from Discover Heating Oil Massachusetts:
- Modern oil heating systems can cut annual home heating costs by an average of 30%
- New oil home heating systems boast an efficiency rating as high as 95%
- Replacing an outdated boiler with a high-efficiency oil heating system can save you nearly 50% on fuel
- Today’s high-efficiency boilers require about 80% less electricity to run
What these stats boil down to (no pun intended) is that oil home heating in Massachusetts allows you to keep your home warmer while using less fuel and also cutting down on the amount of electricity you use. There are a wide variety of options in terms of equipment, varying in size, power and output. Whatever your needs or budget, chances are there’s an oil heating system that will match.
So much to love…
In addition to efficiency, the vast majority of the nearly 750,000 Massachusetts heating oil customers also report that they are very satisfied with the service, response time, freedom of choice and maximum comfort they receive from their oil company. When is the last time you heard someone rave about how much they love the gas company?
A better experience overall…
Today’s oil heating systems are also much more compact than boiler systems of the past, which means they’re more convenient and are easier to maintain. Additionally, most oil companies offer regular servicing as part of their contracts. This is important; because annual system tune-ups can help you maximize your efficiency. These cleanings, typically performed on an annual basis, help to keep your heating system operating at peak performance and can boost efficiency by up to 10%.
Cost savings galore…
Not only does an oil heating system save you money from an energy efficiency standpoint, but the cost of the oil itself is also quite attractive. In 2016, oil prices reached a 13-year low, and while those prices are projected to rise slightly over the next year or two, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, they are still expected to remain affordable. What’s more, most oil companies offer programs that can help customers lock in rates so they can save money and stay toasty warm all winter.
A choice you can feel good about…
The oil used today in Massachusetts home heating has been expertly formulated so that it burns cleaner. This makes it much better from an environmental standpoint. Yet, it doesn’t mean sacrificing power and comfort. Burning just one gallon of modern heating oil can produce nearly 140,000 Btu’s of heat. The less oil your system has to burn in order to heat your home coupled with cleaner fuel significantly increases energy efficiency levels. In other words, oil is a much more responsible, sustainable heating option.
As you can see, when it comes to home heating in Massachusetts, oil is the clear frontrunner. Not only will heating your home with oil help you save money both now and in the future, but it will even help you reduce your impact on the environment. That’s something we can all be happy about.
Wilson Brothers is proud to be a full service oil company, serving the Massachusetts home heating needs of countless local homes and businesses. We can assist with everything from installing and setting up your system to ongoing maintenance and home oil delivery. We also offer a variety of delivery and price protection plans to suit any budget.
Call us at 978-433-5373 or fill out our estimate form to discuss your needs and receive a free, no-obligation quote. We’d love to help make your cold New England winter warm and comfortable!