Q. How do you know when to deliver oil at my house?
Q. What is a Degree Day?
Q. How do I figure out the daily Degree Days, and why would I want to?
Q. How do I compensate for hot water?
Q: How often should I clean my furnace?
Q: How can I set up an automatic delivery account?
Q. How can I protect myself against an oil tank “release”, or leak?
Q. Do you provide receipts at the time of delivery?
USABLE D.D. – tells you how many degree days you can allow to elapse before making the next delivery.
RESERVE – since an oil tank cannot be allowed to run out, a safety reserve is set up.
K-FACTOR – this is simply a figure showing how fast a customer uses fuel. Like miles per gallon, think of a k-factor as gallons per degree day.
D.D. NEXT DEL – the number of projected degree days at which a customer will need fuel.
D.D. HEAT AND HOT WATER – If you also use your heating fuel for your hot water system, you can use the Degree Day System year- round by using the table below to calculate fuel use.