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Heating Oil Facts


The Facts About Oil Heat

It's Comfortable

Heating oil produces the hottest flame of any home heating fuel, heating your home faster, with less fuel, and consistently keeping your home at the temperature you want.

It's Economical

Heating Oil Contains 138,690 BTU's per gallon

Natural Gas contains 99,000 BTU's per therm. It takes 1.4 therms to equal the heat content of 1 gallon of heating oil. 

It's Safe

It's non-explosive. As a liquid, it can't combine with air to form an explosive mixture.

One of the cleanest combustion sources available.

It's Clean

Heating oil is a clear, rosy-red liquid that burns very clean.

The Environmental Protection Agency says that modern oil burners are one of the cleanest combustion sources available. It's a Good Value. Because of Oil Heat's high BTU content, it costs less per unit of heat produced.