Rising Energy Prices Affect All of Us

Burt’s Reliable is committed to helping you through challenging financial times

fuel prices long islandIt seems like prices are rising on everything these days, and home energy is no exception. Driven by increased consumer demand and a decrease in global supply, the cost of heating our homes is increasing.

Burt’s Reliable has served the North Fork of Long Island for over a century. We understand how painful rising energy costs can be for our customers.

We are weathering the storm together

Seeing your energy bill going up is frustrating. It frustrates us too. Burt’s Reliable makes less money when prices increase, not more. These circumstances are similar to grocery stores, which have seen price jumps in items like coffee and milk. Like them, we do not profit from price fluctuations.

On the contrary, our profits decrease as customers reduce expenditures, and we need to tap into lines of credit. Our customer service team fields lots of customer calls.

In short, when energy prices drop, we will all breathe a sigh of relief. In the meantime, Burt’s Reliable will do whatever we can to help Long Island families mitigate these costs.

Our B20 biofuel blend saves you money every year

We are proud to be the only company on the North Fork that supplies customers with Bioheat® fuel with a 20% biofuel blend. This product is far more sustainable and cleaner burning than the 2%-3% biofuel blends our competitors sell.

Our B20 Bioheat fuel has benefits for your wallet as well. New York State prioritizes clean-energy usage, and households that use B20 fuel may qualify for an income tax credit of 20¢ per gallon. For customers using 750 gallons throughout the year, this would be a $150 credit on their taxes.

At the beginning of each year, Burt’s Reliable provides customers with a usage statement for the prior year. This statement makes applying for your Clean Fuel Credit a breeze!

Our efficient products reduce your fuel consumption

Now is a great time to upgrade to a new boiler or furnace from Burt’s Reliable. The latest oil-fired heating equipment is incredibly efficient in reducing unnecessary fuel usage. These products also heat your home more evenly with few temperature fluctuations. Today’s high-performance furnaces have an efficiency of up to 98.5%!

You can pair these efficient appliances with an Ecobee Wifi Thermostat that monitors temperatures throughout your house and lowers heat settings for unoccupied spaces. You will be amazed at the cost savings that a smart thermostat can offer.

We work with our customers through challenging times

We truly appreciate our customers’ loyalty, and you can be confident that Burt’s Reliable has ready access to energy supply. We are committed to delivering home fuel seamlessly even when our competitors cannot.

Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss options to reduce your energy costs and arrange payment more easily. And if you are having trouble with your bills, Burt’s Reliable is always available to work out a solution.