R.F. Ohl Fuel & Energy Articles
What Size Oil Tank Do I Need?
If your home uses fuel oil, you need to think about your heating oil tank size when it comes time for your tank’s replacement. The tank capacity will depend on your home’s size and several other factors. This article discusses what you should consider when choosing the heating oil tank size for your home.Read More
Best Ways To Maintain Your Hydronic Heating System
A hydronic heating system, like a vehicle, needs to be properly maintained and serviced to operate as expected. The good news is that homeowners armed with the proper information can do much to help with their hydronic heating system’s upkeep. This article discusses the best approaches to maintaining a hydronic hot water system.Read More
What To Look For In A New Oil Boiler For Your Home
Boilers are built to last, but they will eventually come to an end. Repairs might not be the most economical option. As a result, you will need to install a new oil boiler. This article discusses all you need to know on what to look for in a new boiler.Read More
How The Efficiency Of New Oil Heating Systems Increase Comfort & Decrease Fuel Use
Now is the perfect time to upgrade your oil heating system, given that newer heating oil systems are greatly outperforming older models. HVAC manufacturers are placing a strong focus on efficiency, resulting in some remarkable innovations. Keep reading to find out how these changes can be advantageous to you too.Read More
Wi-Fi Thermostats for Oil Heat
Fifty percent of the US households’ average energy consumption is their heating and cooling. Your oil heating system’s effectiveness and your home’s energy use can be significantly affected by the type of thermostat you have. Therefore, if you want to increase your oil boiler or furnace’s efficiency, think abling a Wi-Fi thermostat.Read More
What To Look For In An Oil Boiler Repair Company
The cost, complexity, and sensitivity of oil heating systems make DIY boiler repairs far too risky. It is also worth noting that any attempt to tinker with the heating system can void the warranty. You can even put your home in danger by working on the boiler without appropriate training. The quest to save money…Read More
What Is A Boiler Expansion Tank?
Do you hear a loud noise every time you turn off the shower. Maybe an HVAC expert advised you that it’s time to replace your boiler expansion tank, but you don’t know what this tank is or what it’s for. This article discusses what you need to know about boiler expansion tanks.Read More
Gas Vs. Oil Furnaces: Which Is Best?
You may question which is the better choice – a natural gas or a heating oil furnace. It is not an easy question to answer. Both these fuels are used to heat our homes, but they are very different from one another. This article discusses the difference between gas and oil furnaces.Read More
Carbon Monoxide Safety Reminders For This Heating Season
The winter season is just around the corner. Therefore, a safe and warm home is a must-have. A well-maintained heating unit is essential to achieve this. Although most heating systems are made highly durable, it does not mean they will stay that way forever. During fuel combustion, your heating system generates carbon monoxide (CO) as…Read More