J & J Quality Heating and Fuel Oil Corp would like to share these Energy Saving Tips with you. We are always looking to make any residence or business more energy efficient.
We will help you figure out fact from fiction to make the most informed decision about your home’s heating system. Thinking of converting? Get the latest news about gas and oil heat from us first!
Heating oil is clean and environmentally friendly The No. 2 fuel oil that we sell contains bio diesel making it much cleaner and environmentally safe.
Heating oil is dependable Heating oil allows you to control your own personal oil supply stored on your own property. You choose how to use and conserve your supply as you need it. Never run out with Automatic Delivery.
Heating oil is safe Fuel oil is not explosive and heating oil only ignites by an advanced burning system within an oil-burner or furnace.
Apply Permanent Weather Stripping
Install a Programmable Thermostat
Use Motion Sensor Outdoor Lights
Maintain Your Boiler Yearly
Keep Unused Rooms Closed Off
Use a Humidifier
Keep Radiators Unblocked
Run Fans in Reverse
Install Storm Doors
Clean behind and underneath the refrigerator annually
Turn down the water heater’s temperature
Wash your clothes in cold water
Use the sun by keeping shades up during the day
Unplug appliances when not in use
Cover all bare floors. Carpeting or rugs add to comfort and heat retention. This is helpful if there is little or no flooring insulation
Raise the temperature slowly to keep your bill lower. Quickly raising your heat pump’s temperature activates the heat strip, which uses a huge amount of energy.
Set your thermostat to 68-70 degrees during the day in the winter, and 65-68 degrees at night to keep your home comfortable and heat efficient.
Close the flue in your fireplace and install glass doors to keep the warm air in..
Dont block air vents with drapes and other furniture.
Get an energy-efficient heat pump and you could significantly cut your heating costs
Change the filters in your heating system every 2 months for optimum efficiency.
Lower your thermostat every time you leave the house.