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Keeping Heating Costs Down as Winter Temperatures Approach

November 20, 2017  •  

Winter is fast approaching, and as the temperatures drop, National Grid expects heating bills to go up. The Geyser Bed and Breakfast on Ballston Avenue in Saratoga Springs was founded in 1855. A beautiful Victorian building that isn’t easy to heat up. “This building is about 6,000 square feet,” Jason Penge said. Penge and his […]

How to Keep Your House Warm This Winter

November 15, 2017  •  

Make sure your home stays cozy all winter long. Baby, it’s cold outside, but it’s nice and warm at home. At least it should be. When the frigid air of winter descends, cranking up your furnace is only half the battle when it comes to maintaining a cozy abode. You also need to keep your […]

Why Heating Your Home May Cost More This Winter

November 9, 2017  •  

Cost of heating oil expected to rise after stockpiles plunge Global demand for distillates could drive oil complex higher Home-heating bills in the U.S. have been slow to rise this fall as unusually mild weather has kept fuel demand in check. But when the cold eventually arrives consumers may encounter some sticker shock. Domestic stockpiles […]

Getting the House Ready for Winter

November 6, 2017  •  

Credit Jon Han This fall has been a balmy one, but winter is coming. For homeowners living in colder climates, the waning hours of daylight signal the time to start readying the home for snowy days and bitter nights ahead. Like a car, a home needs a regular tuneup: Heating systems need maintenance, chimneys need […]

New heating options lower bills

November 2, 2017  •  

Turning on the heat or using a fireplace is a fall and winter tradition as common as Thanksgiving and Christmas. Whether your heat is electric, gas-powered or from a wood stove or fireplace, it’s important to heat your home safely. Heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fires and half of those […]

Stay warm this winter – and save money? Top 3 ways to save on your home heating bill

October 30, 2017  •  

Matt Lutter is a Customer Solutions Specialist for Eugene Water and Electric Board. In other words, it is his job to not only make sure your home is kept warm throughout the winter – but to save you money while doing so. Whether it is lowering your energy bills or setting you up for big […]

Keeping Heating Costs Down as Winter Temperatures Approach

October 27, 2017  •  

Winter is fast approaching, and as the temperatures drop, National Grid expects heating bills to go up. The Geyser Bed and Breakfast on Ballston Avenue in Saratoga Springs was founded in 1855. A beautiful Victorian building that isn’t easy to heat up. “This building is about 6,000 square feet,” Jason Penge said. Penge and his […]

5 Signs Your Heating System is Failing

October 26, 2017  •  

As winter approaches, it is critical that homeowners inspect their heating unit and verify that it is operationally sound. There are key signs to watch for that can warn of impending failure in their heating systems. Don’t wait until winter to inspect your heating unit. Heating units that are already on their way out will […]

Checking Your Heater Before Winter

October 24, 2017  •  

With cooler air and the start of winter just a few months away, it’s time to go down the checklist to prepare for the cold. But have you thought about your heater? Local heat and air businesses are starting to get calls. “We do this every single season because something could have happened since last […]

Preparing Your Furnace for Winter

October 18, 2017  •  

It’s that time of year when air conditioners are turned off and furnaces come on. But before that cold weather hits, you want to make sure everything is running smoothly. There are some things you can do yourself: Inspect the air filter Keep the area around the furnace clean Do visual checks on the equipment […]