Natural Gas Fireplace: Is This For Me? | Shipley Energy

Posted by Erin Hammons on 1/22/15 11:00 AM

Looking for a way to cut down on your heating bills and add comfort to a room? Transform your wood burning traditional fireplace into a natural gas fireplace!  If you have natural gas at your home and if you have a wood fireplace already built in, it is a no brainer.  The gas fireplace insert can vent through your existing chimney.

Topics: Natural Gas, Home Efficiency, HVAC

5 Things Every Homeowner Should Do Yearly

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 1/19/15 11:00 AM

Being a homeowner is hard work. Whether you're new to the world of homeownership, or have owned your home for years, here are five things you should know and do yearly to keep your family comfortable and safe. 

Topics: HVAC, Deregulation

Buying A Home With Heating Oil: Things To Know | Shipley Energy

Posted by Shipley Energy Team on 1/13/15 11:00 AM

Buying a home can be a stressful decision. It can be almost as stressful as getting a new job, relocating, getting married, or having your first baby.  What complicates the decision even further is learning that the home you’ve completely fallen in love with… is heated with oil.

But have no fear! Here are 3 helpful tips to consider when purchasing a home heated with oil.  If you follow these tips, the process of purchasing a home with heating oil will be a breeze!


Topics: Home Efficiency, Heating Oil, HVAC

Bio Heat: What Is It? | Shipley Energy

Posted by Brittney Sanders on 1/9/15 11:04 AM

When you hear the word Bio Heat, does your head spin a little? If you are an energy conscious individual who is focused on preserving our environment then you might have already heard the term Bio Heat or at least have a basic understanding of what it is.

Topics: Heating Oil, Bioheat, HVAC, Renewable Energy

Yearly Home Maintenance Checklist | Shipley Energy

Posted by Laura Bretz on 1/2/15 1:59 PM

A new year holds a lot of excitement, adventure, and surprises. Some of the surprises your home might bring you can be costly. The following list of monthly, quarterly, and semi annual home maintenance tips can help you save hard earned money and prevent any of those costly "surprises" this year. 

Topics: Home Efficiency, HVAC

Looking To Buy A Home That Uses Propane Heat? | Shipley Energy

Posted by Laura Bretz on 12/19/14 4:21 PM

You’ve been shopping around the housing market for a new home. You come across a really nice place, but there is one problem… it heats with propane energy. You have no idea about residential propane, what you should know, or what you should look for.First things first, inspect the tank. If you’ve bought a new home and a tank is on the property, check the tank for a sticker or something to identify the company servicing the tank. If there are not any stickers, open the dome and look for anything identifying the name and number of the propane company. The dome will be above ground for buried tanks.

Topics: Propane, Energy, HVAC