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Winter Carbon Monoxide Safety Reminders

Most of us spend a lot of time in our homes during the long winter months, relying on our home heating equipment to keep us safe and protected from the frigid Hudson Valley cold.

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Propane Customers: Stay Prepared for Winter Weather!

Mother Nature’s been relatively kind to the Hudson Valley so far this year – but as we’ve learned in recent years heading into January…

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What Is a Zone Control System?

Do you have some rooms in your house that you use a lot more than others, or that are more difficult to heat or cool than the rest of your space?

Let Us Take Away Your Worries

When you are away, you want to enjoy yourself and not worry about your home.

2019 New Year's Resolution

Five Home Comfort Resolutions for Your Hudson Valley Home in 2019

It’s Resolution time here in early 2019 – why not make a few that will help you save money, sleep better, and keep you more comfortable in the year ahead?

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Six Winter Storm Safety Reminders for Your Hudson Valley Home

Well, ready or not, winter is here – but we would prefer it if you were ready (we think you would, too).

Season's Greetings

Season’s Greetings from Porco Energy!

It’s that time of year again – a time to spread holiday cheer and relax with our families in our warm and cozy Hudson Valley homes.

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Should I Repair or Replace My Furnace?

Furnaces have come a long way in the last 35 years: as recently as the 1980s…

What does a furnace reset button do?

You’ve seen it before – that easy-to-spot red reset button on your oil-fired furnace. But what is it there for, and when should you use it? A reset button is actually part of a safety mechanism in your furnace designed to shut down the unit automatically when the oil burner flame goes out. Sometimes, however, the […]

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Can Propane Freeze inside Your Tank?

As we saw last week, it can get pretty cold when it wants to here in the Hudson Valley – a good reason why it pays to have a healthy supply of propane on hand to keep you warm, safe, and prepared for the worst this winter.