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Why Heating Oil Is A Good Way To Heat Your Home

February 17, 2021

You have a lot of decisions to make when it comes to buying a new home or renovating an old one – but one of the most important is a choice that a number of people …

Carbon Monoxide Basics: What You Should Know

February 8, 2021

If you have an appliance that burns fuel for energy – whether it is a water heater, furnace, boiler, fireplace, or cooking range – it emits at least some carbon monoxide (CO) as it runs. If …

Heating Basics: Reading A Fuel Tank Gauge

February 1, 2021

If you manage your own heating oil or propane deliveries, one simple but important task you’ll have to master is reading your tank gauge. The good news is that it’s pretty easy to do: if …

What Does It Mean If Heating Oil Is “Gelling”?

January 18, 2021

If you live in an area that experiences cold winters the way we do here in the Hudson Valley, using normal, untreated heating oil can sometimes be problematic – especially if your storage tank is outdoors. …

How To Choose A Fleet Fuel Provider

January 11, 2021

A great fleet fuel supplier does much more than keep the gallons coming – it’s a business partner that works with you to solve problems and help make your fleet run like clockwork mile after mile. …

How To Improve Your Home Comfort In 2021!

January 4, 2021

For most of us, 2020 couldn’t end fast enough. The good news 2020 is officially behind us – which makes now the perfect time to look ahead. Before we do, it’s a good idea to take …

Why Do I Need An Propane Leak Test?

December 21, 2020

If you use propane in your Hudson Valley home, you can rest easy knowing that you’re using one of the safest fuels around. One reason why propane is so safe is because strict guidelines govern how …

Planning A Holiday Vacation? DON’T Shut Off Your Heat!

December 14, 2020

It could be tempting during the winter to try to save money by turning off your furnace or boiler when you’re away from home (or if you own a seasonal or vacation home that sits …

Tips For Successful Fuel Deliveries All Season Long

December 7, 2020

Our Downey Energy fuel delivery crews really take pride in what they do: with a legacy that stretches back more than a century, they’re no strangers to working in hazardous conditions to make sure your …

How To Cut Your Water Heating Bill By 15%

November 18, 2020

Ask most people how to save money on home energy bills and they’ll probably think about dropping the temperature on their home heating thermosat. But there’s another thermostat in your home whose settings can help …