Oil is the cheapest fuel available for heating homes in Northern Ireland. There are over 2 million homes in the UK and Ireland using oil for hot water and space heating and with 500,000 homes using oil in Northern Ireland, you know you are using the most popular fuel!
Home heating oil prices, including sudden peaks and dips, are mainly affected by the price of crude oil. This can vary on a number of different factors, including the weather, political unrest and global production. But no matter what happens to the price of heating oil, there are still a number of things you can do to keep the costs down.
The size of your tank will affect how much heating oil you can store and therefore how much you can order in one go. Generally speaking, the more you order, the cheaper it will be.
Efficiency and age will always play a big part in how much you have to spend on heating. This is one of the reasons why it's important to make sure that your boiler is working order by getting it serviced yearly. If you have a very old or inefficient model, getting an upgrade may save you money in the long run.
A modern condensing boiler is really efficient, making the fuel you’re burning to heat your home go further. They will operate at the highest levels of efficiency (typically 90% plus), making sure your home is warm and cosy, while reducing your heating fuel consumption and spend