Why heating oil?

Why choose heating oil?Why use heating oil? | Pulliam Petroleum

Home heating oil has many benefits over other forms of energy, like electricity and natural gas. It’s energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, more cost effective and safer.

Heating oil will save you money

  • Homeowners have a choice of heating oil suppliers, not just one company that can charge their own rates
  • Oil furnaces can be upgraded easily and economically
  • Heating oil prices are market driven – they go up and down, not just up

Heating oil is more environmentally friendly than other energy options

  • Oil burns clean than natural gas by releasing fewer hydrocarbons into the atmosphere

Heating oil is a safer alternative

  • Oil will not explode
  • Oil will only burn if heated to 140 degrees
  • Natural gas furnaces can malfunction and release carbon monoxide gas before any smoke is released, leaving your family vulnerable
  • Oil furnaces will smoke before any harmful toxins are released into the air, giving your family time to leave the house and call for help

Heating oil is more efficient

  • The department of ecological studies show that oil heats 16% more efficient than natural gas
  • Oil burns 400 degrees hotter than natural gas
  • Oil has faster recovery than any other type of heat