New York City’s Green Heat Hooligans

New York City’s Green Heat Hooligans

When dealing with a carbon footprint as large as the Big Apple’s, replacing residential conventional heating oil with biofuel to reduce the city’s emissions seems like bailing out the Titanic with a Dixie Cup. Still, that’s what Brooklyn-based Boro...
New York City’s Green Heat Hooligans

Quieting the Boiler

I was so excited to get a new boiler. After all, I constantly write about energy efficiency and believe in upgrading to a more environmentally sound and safer system. The tax credit will be handy and, at last, we’ve designed a system where we can shut down...
Wrap Your Hot Water Heater

Wrap Your Hot Water Heater

With fall now upon us, it’s time to start thinking and preparing for winter. Tough to imagine, but here in New England that means the days of sunshine and warmth are replaced by days of snow and ice. It’s inevitable. But one of the best things you can do...
New York City’s Green Heat Hooligans

Bargain Time for Boilers

I am a clearance-rack shopper. Granted, it’s not because I’m committed to saving money, it’s that I find myself shopping for clothes when they are clearing away the items I need. Very handy—it saves me lots of money. Well, the same can be said for...