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Heating Oil vs. Natural Gas

The reality behind the myth December, 2018 Most new homeowners barely give it a second thought. One of the first things on their list of things to do, is switch out their heating oil furnace to natural gas equipment. It has been the common ideology for decades, that gas is good, and oil is bad. [...]

By |2018-12-04T10:50:00+00:00December 4th, 2018|bioheat, Green Heating, Oil Heat|Comments Off on Heating Oil vs. Natural Gas

Genesee votes NO on 1631

Genesee Energy is in favor of clean air, but NOT in favor of Initiative 1631 October 2018 It's voting time again. Some initiatives sound so good. Why wouldn't we want to vote in favor of clean air? The idea of reducing carbon is fantastic, but the execution as proposed with this initiative is not up [...]

By |2018-10-29T21:05:12+00:00October 29th, 2018|News, Oil Heat, Political & Energy Markets|Comments Off on Genesee votes NO on 1631

5 Heating Oil Myths

October 2018 For over 90 years, Americans have been using heating oil to heat their homes. Despite the test of time, heating oil remains one of the most misunderstood sources of energy in Seattle. For starters, heating oil is not the black, thick crude oil most people conjure up in [...]

By |2018-10-04T10:13:18+00:00October 4th, 2018|bioheat, Green Heating, Oil Heat|Comments Off on 5 Heating Oil Myths

Benefits vs Price: Biodiesel vs Petroleum Heating Oil

Global Warming, Greenhouse Gasses, and Carbon Footprint These buzzwords can trigger escalating discussions these days. The underlying issues and how they will effect our future can be scary to think about. But aside from modern conveniences such as streaming videos, storing our digital photos, and even reading our e-books, we need energy to meet [...]

By |2018-09-06T12:17:43+00:00February 14th, 2018|bioheat, Green Heating, Oil Heat|Comments Off on Benefits vs Price: Biodiesel vs Petroleum Heating Oil

Why Bioheat? It’s renewable, lower in carbon, and just better heating oil.

Bioheat is better than standard heating oil in more ways than one. First and foremost, bioheat is better for the environment, reducing carbon emissions by up to 80%. It is a renewable fuel in the same category as wind and solar, and made from local recycled restaurant cooking grease, that would otherwise end up in [...]

By |2017-12-19T15:35:12+00:00December 19th, 2017|bioheat, Green Heating, Oil Heat|Comments Off on Why Bioheat? It’s renewable, lower in carbon, and just better heating oil.

Avoid heating oil and propane run-outs with Automatic Delivery

Automatic Delviery It's getting cold out. Do I have enough heating oil or propane in my tank? Good question. During a cold winter, no one wants to run out of fuel. If that happens, it means going into survival mode trying to keep the cold air out and the warm air in until you get [...]

By |2018-03-26T10:12:45+00:00September 20th, 2017|Green Heating, Maintenance and Energy Saving Tips, Oil Heat, propane|Comments Off on Avoid heating oil and propane run-outs with Automatic Delivery

More Than a Long-Time Customer

August 8, 2017 The beauty of a small, multi-generational family business, is having the opportunity to get to know our customers over a long period of time. Genesee Energy is in the business of bringing warmth into people's homes. By filling that basic need, our customers are grateful, as we are grateful to them for [...]

By |2017-08-08T08:21:19+00:00August 8th, 2017|Anecdotes and Mildly Interesting Stuff, Oil Heat|Comments Off on More Than a Long-Time Customer

Understanding Todays Heating Oil

June 7, 2017 “The key to good decision making is not knowledge. It is understanding. We are swimming in the former. We are desperately lacking in the latter.” Malcolm Gladwell in Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. As a culture, Malcolm Gladwell points out that we tend to make decisions based on the [...]

By |2017-07-19T10:14:52+00:00June 6th, 2017|bioheat, Oil Heat|Comments Off on Understanding Todays Heating Oil

Genesee Energy – Reducing Carbon Emissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Genesee Energy is paving a path to help reduce carbon emissions Seattle, WA February 27, 2017 - With growing awareness of todays increasing greenhouse gasses, Seattle local Company Genesee Energy is creating a path for residential oil heat customers to reduce their carbon footprint by a minimum of 4%, and up to [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:56+00:00February 27th, 2017|bioheat, Oil Heat|Comments Off on Genesee Energy – Reducing Carbon Emissions

Natural Gas vs. Heating Oil

The reality behind the myth February 23, 2017 Most new homeowners barely give it a second thought. One of the first things on their list of things to do, is switch out their oil heat furnace to natural gas equipment. It has been the common ideology for decades, that gas is good, and oil is [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:56+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Oil Heat|Comments Off on Natural Gas vs. Heating Oil

4 Things Oil Heat Customers Don’t Need to Worry About

February 1, 2017 A comfortable, worry-free home. Isn't that what we all strive for? Heat is one of our most basic needs, and the thought of being left out in the cold for one reason or another is scary. Most often, worry comes from not knowing. So, here are the 4 things we find our new [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:56+00:00February 1st, 2017|Oil Heat|Comments Off on 4 Things Oil Heat Customers Don’t Need to Worry About

Oil tank leaks are NOT scary, they’re just messy.

October 4, 2016 The big question on everyone's mind when thinking about buying a house with an oil tank...What if it leaks? First of all, unlike natural gas leaks, if an oil tank leaks, it is never a threat to human life. Oil tank leaks are not scary, they're just messy, and need to be [...]

By |2017-12-13T10:04:18+00:00October 4th, 2016|Oil Heat|Comments Off on Oil tank leaks are NOT scary, they’re just messy.

Buying a Home with Oil Heat

February 2016 Are You Buying a Home with Oil Heat? Most new homeowners barely give it a second thought. One of the first things on their list of things to do, is switch out their oil heat furnace to natural gas equipment. It has been the common thought for decades, that gas is good, and oil [...]

By |2017-05-31T10:35:57+00:00February 1st, 2016|bioheat, Oil Heat|Comments Off on Buying a Home with Oil Heat