- Keep radiators free of dust for top efficiency.
- You can save as much as 10% a year by turning the thermostat back 10 to 15 degrees.
- Wrap your pipes to guard against heat loss and prevent them from freezing.
- Avoid using space heaters — they're expensive to operate and can be dangerous.
- Make sure you have good insulation on exterior walls, ceilings with cold spaces above, and floors with cold spaces below.
- Get a heating system tune-up to ensure maximum performance.
- Upgrading your oil burner to a more modern model can cut costs by 15%.
- You'll save 3–5% on water heating costs for every 10 degrees you lower the temperature of your water heater.
- Installing a programmable thermostat can save as much as $100 off of your annual heating bill.
Learn More about Oilheat and Conservation
For more conservation tips, contact us or visit these informative resources.
The National Oilheat Research Alliance serves up a wealth of information about Oilheat, heating systems and energy conservation.
Energy Answers Today
The site compares Oilheat and utility gas on a number of important issues, including safety, environmental impact and renewability.
New York Oil Heating Association
NYOHA provides New York City-specific information about Oilheat.