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Can You Heat Your House with a Heat Pump?

January 8, 2024

Ductless heat pumps offer adaptable heating and cooling. Home heating technology has changed quite a bit in recent years. Households in Rockaway, Morristown, Denville and other North Jersey communities have more options than ever to …

Is Heating Oil Still a Good Way to Heat a Home?

December 18, 2023

Oil heating equipment is more efficient and eco-friendly than ever! Households have been staying warm and comfortable with heating oil for roughly a century — just about as long as Dixon Energy has served customers …

Is it Okay to Use a Propane Gas Stove?

December 4, 2023

Propane stoves are high-performance and safe for your home. In a survey of 100 professional chefs, 96 percent said they preferred cooking with gas over electricity. Gas ranges offer robust heat, precise temperature control and …

How Long Does Propane Last in the Winter?

November 20, 2023

Don’t risk a propane tank runout during colder months After a couple of false starts, it’s starting to feel like winter in northern New Jersey. While winter doesn’t technically start until December, your home’s heating …

Fill Up Your Heating Oil Tank for Winter!

November 6, 2023

Ensure your oil-fired furnace or boiler is ready for the frigid weather. Did you fill up your heating oil tank before the summer? At Dixon Energy, we generally recommend that customers get an end-of-season heating …

Making Sense of the Heating Oil Rollercoaster

October 16, 2023

There are global and local reasons why heating oil prices change. No one likes uncertainty when it comes to prices. It’s been stressful in the grocery aisle, at the gas pump and on the car …

Is Propane Renewable Energy?

October 2, 2023

Propane is eco-friendly today — and it’s getting greener! If you’re like many of our customers, you want to ensure that you’re keeping your home and family warm in a way that doesn’t harm the …

How Much Heating Oil Will My Oil Tank Hold?

September 18, 2023

Tracking fuel levels and arranging timely heating oil deliveries. How often do you check your heating oil tank gauge? In all likelihood, you probably haven’t glanced at it for most of the summer since your …

What Size Standby Generator Do You Need?

September 5, 2023

Consider your necessary systems and home comfort equipment. Each year, more households, businesses and vehicles become reliant on electricity. Unfortunately, our power grid’s capacity and infrastructure don’t always meet this ballooning demand. The result is …

What Does a Heat Pump Do?

August 21, 2023

Enjoy efficient A/C and supplemental heating — without ductwork! Do you know when central air conditioning became popular in United States households? It didn’t happen until the late 1960s. Before that, houses weren’t often built …