Consumers - Oilheat FAQs
Have a question about Oilheat? Below you will find five commonly asked questions regarding Oilheat's value, safety and efficiency ... with informative and educational answers!
Q. Is Oilheat a good value?
A. Compared to the Consumer Price Index, which represents the average prices consumers pay on a wide range of products, Oilheat has increased about half as much since the early 1980s. In addition, Oilheat has increased by only a fifth compared to the total increase in medical care costs from the same time period.
*Source: U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics
Q. Is Oilheat safe?
A. Oilheat is not flammable — if a person dropped a match into a tank of heating oil, it would go out as if it were dropped into water. Homeowners can rest assured that their family and property are safe when they heat their home with Oilheat.
Q. Is Oilheat efficient?
A. Thanks to dramatic advances in Oilheat burner technology in recent years, modern Oilheat systems boast efficiency ratings over 90%! Average fuel consumption in 1973 was a whopping 1,294 gallons, while modern systems have reduced that number to a mere 833 gallons!
Q. Is Oilheat clean?
A. Today's Oilheat burns 95% cleaner than it did in 1970. When properly adjusted and maintained, new Oilheat systems do not create soot, dirt or odors in the home.
Q. Is Oilheat bad for the environment?
A. No. In fact, Oilheat burns so clean there are no federal regulations. Oilheat is non-toxic, non-carcinogenic and biodegradable; therefore Oilheat does not pose a threat to the environment.