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Types of Home Heating

Types of Home Heating

Central Heat Furnaces The majority of North American households depend on a central furnace to provide heat. A furnace works by blowing heated air through ducts that deliver the warm air to rooms throughout the house via air registers or grills. This type of heating...

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Gas vs. Oil: Which Furnace Is Better?

Gas vs. Oil: Which Furnace Is Better?

With temperatures dipping into the single digits here in the Northeast—and below 0° F in many other places—shivering homeowners are discussing the efficiency and cost of heating a home, with the debate inevitably centering around the question of which is better, gas...

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All Home Heating Oil is Not the Same

All Home Heating Oil is Not the Same

People in this country rely on different sources of energy to heat their homes and keep themselves warm during the winter season. Although LPG, electricity, and other renewable sources are familiar, there is one that stands out: home heating oil. The most distinctive...

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Heating Oil Explained

Heating Oil Explained

Who uses heating oil?About 5.7 million households in the United States use heating oil as their main space heating fuel.1 Some households also use heating oil to heat water but in much smaller amounts than what they use for space heating. Some commercial and...

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Diesel Fuel Energy Explained

Diesel Fuel Energy Explained

What is diesel fuel? Did you know? One of the fuels that Rudolf Diesel originally considered for his engine was vegetable seed oil, an idea that eventually contributed to biodiesel production and use today. Diesel fuel is the common term for the petroleum distillate...

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Here Comes The Sun and some Hot Deals: American Standard