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Cool facts about diesel fuel

Diesel Fuel: 4 Cool Facts For Your Business

August 3, 2020

Think you know everything about diesel fuel? We’ll see about that! Check out these facts about the fuel: Diesel engines are more efficient than gasoline engines. In an average diesel engine, about 40 percent of the fuel burned actually moves the vehicle down the road; the rest of the energy is lost to engine and […]

Proper humidity levels: a key to lower bills and healthy indoor air

Proper Humidity Levels: A Key To Lower Bills And Healthy Indoor Air

July 27, 2020

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the average American household has electric bills that are 30 percent higher than they should be, with air that’s less comfortable than it could be. One of the most important factors affecting both of these issues is the humidity level in your house. The importance of proper humidity […]

Why should I consider a propane tankless water heater?

Why Should I Consider A Propane Tankless Water Heater?

July 20, 2020

You use as much as 60 gallons of hot water every day for your taps and appliances. The only problem is that you’re probably paying to heat more water than that. If you have a conventional water heater (one with a tank), your hot water spends much of its time waiting to be used. Since […]

When should I consider a ductless air conditioner?

Ductless Air Conditioners: When Are They The Right Choice?

July 13, 2020

Ductless (a.k.a. mini-split) systems can make sense as a cooling solution in a variety of homes. But there are some scenarios in which a mini-split ductless system has clear advantages over other cooling system alternatives. Is a mini-split the right option for your space? Here are five applications that are perfect for a ductless system: […]

Ways to make your life easier in the months ahead

Three Ways To Make Your Life Easier In The Months Ahead

July 6, 2020

We’ve got a lot on our mind these days – even more than usual – and with all that mental chatter, it’s easy to forget simple things like paying your fuel bill or scheduling a heating oil delivery or propane delivery. Add to that the fact that social distancing is limiting trips to banks and […]

How much propane will I use this summer?

How Much Propane Will I Use This Summer?

June 23, 2020

When most people think of periods of heavy propane use, they think about the winter months, when they’re using propane to heat their Massachusetts or Rhode Island homes. But there are plenty of propane appliances that continue to work hard throughout the summer – propane water heaters, for example, or propane outdoor living equipment such as […]

Home heating maintenance tips for summer 2020

Home Heating Maintenance: 3 Tips For Summer 2020

June 17, 2020

Keeping your furnace on top of its game is probably not the first thing on your mind as we head into the dog days of summer, but with things as unpredictable as they are in the world right now, it’s probably a good idea to stay ahead of the game on all things related to […]

Propane appliances: The more the merrier

Propane Appliances: The More The Merrier

June 8, 2020

If you use it for your home heating, you already know how efficient and clean-burning propane is. The question is why aren’t you using it elsewhere in your home (or even outside your home)? We see it all the time: a customer will have a propane furnace, but an electric water heater – not realizing that […]

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A/C Tune-ups & Service

June 1, 2020

Air Conditioning Tune‑Ups and Service Work. Test your A/C NOW and then schedule your tune‑up appointment. As we approach warmer temperatures W.H. Riley & Son is committed to making sure our customers stay cool this summer. We are taking the following steps to ensure that both our technicians and customers stay safe during these times. If you would like to have your A/C tuned up, […]

Preparing for severe weather in a propane-powered home

Preparing For Severe Weather In A Propane-Powered Home

June 1, 2020

Atlantic Hurricane Season 2020 is officially underway, and experts expect it to be an active one. While we don’t often bear the full force of these powerful storms here in New England, they can certainly still do some damage. That makes now a good time to review your plans for dealing with severe weather complications […]