The average home uses 20% less oil than it did 20 years ago.
Heating oil burns almost 95 percent cleaner than it did in 1970.
When adjusted for inflation, heating oil is currently less expensive than it was in 1983, and has been except for 2006, 2007 ,2008.
Heating oil is still the best fuel of choice for all of our Rhode Island neighbors.
If your heating system is over 15 years old, you may be thinking about different options to save on energy costs. You probably have multiple options for your energy sources. If you are considering bringing natural gas into your home, it could cost you up to $9,000 after everything is all said and done. In addition to purchasing a new gas boiler or furnace, you may need to reline the chimney, pay the utility to run a gas line, install an excess flow valve to protect against fire or explosion, plumb and wire the new system, and remove your existing oil tank.
Why not call our expert energy partners at Energy One to see and hear about the great new oil systems available. You may also visit online at
S. Barkin - Fuel Oil Operations Manager.