Tag Archives: heat

The Real Cost of Heating with Electricity

With legislation aimed at eliminating fossil fuels to attain net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 across the country, many people are left wondering if heating their homes with electricity is the way to go. This might sound like a great idea in theory, but there’s much more to the story. While Baribault Fuel firmly believes in […]

How to Avoid Extra Heating Fuel Charges this Winter

As that temperatures drop, your indoor heating costs start going up. Even the most energy efficient home will find that they spend more money on fuel during the winter season, and while you can’t avoid the uptick in cost, there are some  charges that you can avoid if you are prepared. Here’s the top savers: […]

Thermostats – the brains of your heating operation

When it comes to your heating system, thermostats just don’t get the attention they deserve for the very important role that they play in heating your home. You probably have multiple thermostats in your home which is used at least 6 months out of the year – year-round if you have central AC as well. […]

What is a High Efficiency Heating System?

Most people take their heating system for granted during the Winter. Their house is warm, they keep an eye on fuel levels if they don’t have Automatic Delivery, and they don’t think twice about how’s it’s working – until it’s not! During a prolonged cold snap is when most people realize they may have a […]

Does a programmable thermostat really save money and energy?

Programmable thermostats have been steadily gaining popularity over the past few years. You’ve probably walked into your local Home Depot or Lowe’s and noticed the sleek and modern NEST Thermostat* proudly displayed on its own end cap. But given the price tag,  is it really worth it? Will you recoup your money? And if so, […]