Home heating oil resources and FAQs.

Our informative how-to guides and educational resources are designed to help you stayed informed on all issues regarding heating oil in your home. Before you call a professional, take a look at some of these home heating oil resources to see if you can get your questions answered without having to spend a dime. We have everything from very basic guides defining some of the key terminology around oil heat appliances and services, to more in-depth articles to help you identify issues and diagnose problems before you call a professional. In the world of home maintenance, knowledge is power. The more you know about how your home operates, the more money and time you can save on house calls and replacements. If you're looking for a home heating oil prices, equipment or delivery, discover Wallace Energy's comprehensive heating oil services.

Everything you need to know about heating oil.

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When we were younger, teachers and parents used to tell us we were never too old to stop learning. They were right! That’s why, as your total home comfort services and energy savings partner, we believe it’s our responsibility to share the latest industry facts and figures with you. These facts will help you realize why it’s smart to choose oil to heat your home.

  • Over 30 million Americans depend on oil-powered heat for their homes, businesses and so much more.1
  • Approximately 8 million households in the US use oil as their main heating fuel.1
  • In 2008, about 5.1 billion gallons of heating oil were sold to residential consumers in the Northeast. The remaining 18% of annual sales are in the northern part of the country and Mid-Atlantic.1
  • Innovations in heating equipment and conservation mean that an average consumer using 1,200 gallons of heating oil in 1989 now uses only 800 gallons or 33% less!1
  • Since 1970, the heating oil industry has cut its total greenhouse gas emissions by approximately one-third. 2
  • Compared to the Consumer Price Index, which represents the average prices consumers pay on a wide range of products, heating oil has increased about half as much. In comparison, medical care has increased in cost by nearly 400%! 3

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