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AFUE rating

What Is an AFUE Rating?

January 20, 2020

If you have shopped for home comfort equipment lately, you have probably encountered a dizzying array of acronyms along the way – SEER, EER, and HSPF, to name a few. One of the most common and important of those acronyms is AFUE – an energy efficiency rating used for heating appliances such as furnaces and boilers. […]

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Three Signs You Need Service for Your Commercial Boiler

December 16, 2019

If you have an office space that’s heated with a commercial boiler, congratulations –you’ve got a powerful way to heat your workplace that doesn’t blow around dust, allergens, or pollutants and requires minimal maintenance to perform at its best. But minimal maintenance doesn’t mean no maintenance. Although boilers are known for being heavy-duty workhorses, they […]

Heating oil winter

How Much Heating Oil Will I Burn This Winter?

November 18, 2019

Although we’ve had a relatively mild fall so far this year, we New Englanders all know what’s coming once we hit the holiday season. The question is, will you have enough heating oil on hand to keep your family comfortable once the temperatures start to drop in the coming weeks? There are many variables that […]

Biofuel

What Is the Difference Between B5 and B10 Biofuel?

October 21, 2019

If you have heating oil delivered to your Massachusetts home, you probably know that our home state is leading the charge to using heating oil that is blended with biodiesel – a biodegradable organic material made from soy, canola, and other vegetable oils. But if you’re like most people, you also have some questions about these […]

Home heating

Which Heating System Is Best for a House?

September 23, 2019

Shopping for a new home is an exciting time, full of important choices – where to live, what style of home to buy, and more. But one of the most important considerations when choosing between home options – especially here in Massachusetts – is one that many people overlook: how the home is heated. A heating […]

Heating oil tank

Why You Should Think About Your Heating Oil Tank This Summer

August 19, 2019

As Labor Day creeps up on us here in Massachusetts, you’re probably thinking more about barbecues and getting in some last-minute visits to the Cape than you are about your heating oil tank. But it’s probably a good idea to devote at least a little brain matter to that beast in your basement or backyard. […]

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Upgrade Your Home Heating Equipment and Save with Mass Save Incentives!

July 15, 2019

The decision to upgrade your home comfort equipment is a big one for any homeowner – and once you commit to doing it you should be prepared to spend a fair amount of time researching the best ways to get the most bang for your equipment installation buck. One factor that could play heavily into the […]

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Seven Signs Your A/C Needs Service

June 18, 2019

Summer 2019 is almost here, and here in Massachusetts we’ve already gotten a brief preview of the kind of hot, sticky weather that’s supposed to linger in our area in the coming months. If you had annual A/C maintenance sometime between last fall and now, your central air conditioner should be in good shape heading […]

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Make the Switch to EZ Pay and Make Your Life Easier in 2019/20

May 20, 2019

Although you are probably still need your heating system to take the edge off the cool spring nights and mornings here in Massachusetts, the worst of heating season 2018/2019 is behind us. It was certainly a roller coaster weather-wise – and billing-wise, too, if you were a Scott Williams Will Call customer. But if you were […]

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Get in the Earth Day Spirit with a Bioheat® Delivery from Scott Williams

April 15, 2019

Later this month, environmentalists around the world will celebrate the 49th annual Earth Day – an event conceived in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson to promote eco-friendly ideas for our planet. Nearly half a century later, we’ve learned a thing or two about energy efficiency and cleaner-burning fuels. We have also learned how much we […]