Tevis Energy News & Articles

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Should I Lock In Heating Oil Price?

September 13, 2021

If a lock-in heating oil price seems too good to be true, it probably is. History proves they are a gamble, causing many oil heat users to feel frustrated.  In today’s post, we unlock the facts you need to select the best heating oil price strategy for your family and budget.

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What Happens When You Skip Furnace Tune-Ups?

September 6, 2021

Maintenance is needed to ensure that all your machines and equipment continue to operate at optimal levels. This includes your furnace. Most homeowners know of this, but many still neglect to do so year after year. In this article, we discuss what happens when you skip your annual furnace tune-up.

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Reasons To Avoid Closing HVAC Registers For Temperature Control

August 30, 2021

To save money on heating and cooling, many homeowners will close the air vents in unoccupied rooms. When they do this, they believe that the conditioned air will redirect to a room where it is needed. This article discusses why it is important to keep the registers open. It also includes a few energy-saving tips.

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Propane vs Natural Gas: What’s The Difference?

August 23, 2021

Propane and natural gas are two popular options for home fuel. They are both very useful for heating and can power various appliances. Although these two may sound very similar and alike, they are actually very different from each other. In this article, we discuss the main differences between propane vs. natural gas.

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How Much Heating Oil Will I Use A Day?

August 16, 2021

If you’re using heating oil to warm your home, it’s also best to make sure that you have enough fuel in your heating oil tank. Most of our clients ask us, “How much heating oil will I use a day?”. In this article, we’ll discuss the answer to this question.

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What Does An Air Conditioner’s SEER Rating Actually Mean?

August 2, 2021

The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio or SEER rating is an essential factor when selecting an air conditioning system. It tells us how efficient the unit is when it comes to how much power it consumes and the indoor comfort it provides. In this article, we discuss more on this topic.

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Oil Tank Comparison: Above Vs. Below Ground Oil Tanks

July 26, 2021

If you use oil as your home heating fuel, at some point, you will explore proper oil storage via an oil tank. You can opt to have an above-ground vs underground oil tank. This article shares a detailed discussion on the differences between the two kinds of heating oil tanks.

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Why Is My Electric Bill So High In The Summer?

July 12, 2021

An increase in your electric bills during the hot weather is expected. However, when it is more than normal, it will leaving you wondering, “Why is my electric bill so high in the summer?”. In this article, we discuss the possible causes for the seasonal spike in your electric bills.

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What You Need To Know About Buying A Home With Propane Heat

July 12, 2021

Propane is a cheap way to power appliances and heat your home. It can save you money and is safe to use. Therefore, if you are eyeing a house that uses propane, you’re in luck. This article discusses propane tanks, propane delivery services, and the various advantages of using propane heat.

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