Home Heating Costs

California Power Grid Strained By Heat Wave

This article will help you find strategies to help you save energy during the cool fall and cold winter months. Some of the tips below are free and can be used on a daily basis to increase your savings; others are simple and inexpensive actions you can take to ensure maximum savings through the winter.… Keep reading →

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When it comes to your home’s energy, foremost in your mind may be preparing for winter weather—and it should be! But if you have ever considered adding a geothermal heat pump, a small wind turbine, a solar energy system, or a residential fuel cell and microturbine system to your home, now is also a good… Keep reading →

U.S. Government Releases Over $5 Billion In Aid For Home Heating Bills

Does it cost a fortune to heat your home? If you said yes, it’s worth noting that there are cheaper options. Check out these different ways to heat your home and how to go about installing these options. Natural Gas Furnace A natural gas furnace is a great alternative to oil furnaces. In fact, when… Keep reading →

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Winter is coming! As temperatures drop and trees change color — and people around the country prepare their homes for the cold weather ahead — the Department of Energy has got you covered with tips for saving energy and keeping cozy all winter long. Did you know space heating is the largest energy expense in… Keep reading →

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Breaking Energy featured the Top 10 New York Energy Entrepreneurs back in June as part of an extremely popular top 10 series that ran during New York Energy Week. The entrepreneurs were chosen by their energy industry peers via an open nomination process that returned a robust list of candidates. Whittling the impressive list of… Keep reading →

Heating Oil Supplies Short As Winter Season Begins

The news has been buzzing about heating fuel demand and price spikes due to sustained frigid temperatures across much of the US. Roughly 80% of homes primarily heated with oil are located in the northeast, where the market has flipped into backwardation, meaning spot prices are higher than those for future delivery contracts. “This steep… Keep reading →