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Here are some reasons why you should be proud of your decision to use Oilheat:
- Oilheat is efficient – Oilheat is significantly more efficient than other forms of heating, such as natural gas and electricity. The US Department of Energy and the Gas Appliance Manufacturer's Association reports that new Oilheating equipment operates at an average of 85% efficiency. This is in comparison to the average natural gas atmospheric burner, which operates at approximately 60% AFUE (average fuel utilization efficiency). Additionally, Oilheat operates 64% higher than electric heat, which has an efficiency of only 31%.
- Oilheat is safe – Most of us have heard of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning from natural gas appliances and heating systems. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas that is poisonous if inhaled for an extended period of time. However, a properly-serviced, well-running Oilheat system provides little or no risk of emitting poisonous levels of carbon monoxide.
Even in the very unlikely scenario that your Oilheat system is badly out of tune and emits carbon monoxide, you have an obvious warning signal: smoke. This isn’t the case with other fuels.
- Oilheat is environmentally sound – Particulate matter is produced by all combustion equipment, but modern oil burners used in homes are among the cleanest combustion sources. They are now similar to emissions from natural gas burners based on USEPA and BNL data.1
- Oilheat is a real cost-savings value – Did you know that, adjusted for inflation, the average cost of a gallon of heating oil has been lower than your parents or grandparents fuel costs during the 1950's? Imagine that! There aren't many products that can make that claim.
So Oilheat truly provides clean-burning, efficient energy that is safe for everyone and the environment! Congratulate yourself on your decision to use Oilheat for its cleanliness, safety and environmental friendliness.
1 Oilheat Advantages Project, Engineering Analysis and Documentation, Copyright 1995, Oilheat Manufacturers Association, All rights reserved.