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No Fish Story: Murray-Heutz Customers Paul and Kate Landry on Launching Fish Bones American Grill

Step into Fish Bones American Grill in Lewiston and you’ll notice an attention to detail you won’t find at most area restaurants – from the linen on the tables to the service at them.

Elderly couple

Heating Oil Pricing Plans: Options for Managing the Cost of Your Fuel Oil

Choosing which heating oil pricing plan is best in a given year can be challenging, since oil prices fluctuate – sometimes significantly – from season to season.

Fuel oil truck

Not All Fuel Oil Is Created Equal…

It’s a simple idea: treat your heating system better, and it will treat you better for longer.

Heating system check

“What’s That Technician Doing in My Basement?” – Part 2

In our last blog, we talked about the importance of routine annual maintenance for your home heating system – along with some…

Heating system technician

“What’s That Technician Doing in My Basement?”

You’ve probably heard us say that routine annual maintenance is one of the most important ways to protect the investment you’ve made…

Hello Spring

Spring’s on the Way – Time to Take Care of Your…Heating Maintenance?

While you’re busy cleaning out closets driving the kids to baseball practice in the coming months, you’re probably thinking about the warm weather ahead of you – not the cold weather behind you.

Energy efficiency

Know Your Energy Efficiency Terms

Today’s alphabet soup of energy efficiency acronyms can be confounding – but it’s important to understand them because of the impact they can have on your heating and cooling system buying choices (not to mention your bottom line).

energy efficient home

Save Money and Make Your Maine Home More Comfortable with These Efficiency Tips (Part 2)

In last week’s blog, we looked at four ways to cut your home energy bill and keep your home more comfortable by improving efficiency in your home. Today, we’ll explore four more great ways to make your home more efficient and comfortable in any season.

LED and CFL bulbs

Save Money and Make Your Maine Home More Comfortable with These Efficiency Tips (Part 1)

The technology behind home heating and cooling equipment has taken great strides over the last two decades: today’s machines run quieter, last longer, and are much more efficient than old HVAC systems.

BTU

What is a BTU?

You’ve probably heard the term BTU many times before – but do you know what it means?

A BTU (British Thermal Unit) is the amount of energy needed to heat one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.