Heating Oil Prices Continue to Rise

The cost of home heating oil in Maine continues to rise, up two cents in the past week to an average of $3.85 per gallon, according to the Governor’s Energy Office.

“Soaring heating fuel costs, accompanied by equally high gasoline and diesel prices, are straining Maine household budgets as a challenging heating season continues,” reports the GEO. The cost of oil is out of your hands, but investing in energy efficiency offers a clear pathway to reducing your energy needs. Efficiency is regularly called our cheapest, cleanest energy source, and Efficiency Maine’s $600 rebates and long-term, low-interest loans make it even more affordable.

A FREE Energy Consult with Evergreen Home Performance can help you understand your options and install energy efficiency upgrades that pay for themselves in comfort and savings.  Midcoast Maine homeowners working with Evergreen typically cut their heating bills by 25-50%, so no matter what happens to the price of oil, they’re buying a lot less.  Contact us at 594-2244 to learn more and to schedule your FREE energy consult.

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