Serving the Hudson Valley region

How Much Heating Oil Will I Need This Winter?

heating oil delivery new yorkWe had a relatively mild start to winter this year here in the Hudson Valley, but temperatures in New York State are dropping thanks to our old friend the polar vortex.

Of course, colder weather means your heating equipment will be getting more of a workout in the coming months, which will have a big impact on the amount of heating oil you’re going to use. For example, if the average nightly temperature in your area is 40°F, your 2,500 square foot home might use four gallons of oil per day; if the temperature drops to 20 degrees, that number could easily double. 

Of course, temperature isn’t the only factor that will influence how much heating oil you need to keep your Hudson Valley home comfortable for your family. Other significant factors include:

Using Our Online Heating Oil Calculator

Regardless of how you score on the oil use scorecard above, you’ll eventually need to order heating oil this winter. To help you decide how much to order, we’ve created an easy-to-use online heating oil calculator. Just pick your tank size, select your fuel level, and order away!

For quality heating oil at the best prices in our Hudson Valley service area, trust the pros at Economy Oil. Contact us today for reliable heating oil deliveries in Dutchess, Columbia, Orange, Sullivan, Delaware, Greene, and Ulster counties!