News : Biofuel Firm Partners with Energy Auditing Company

Oct 28, 2014

Published on Fosters 

By Craig Robert Brown

NORTH HAMPTON — Last year, with some of the most frigid winter months on record, homeowners felt left in the cold by high home heating costs. This winter the U.S. Energy Department predicts lower home heating costs for customers, as crude oil prices dropped to an average $3.41 a gallon in September, 29 cents below the month of June’s average.

That number is estimated to continue to drop to an average of $3.14 a gallon in December, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s outlook for the 2014 and 2015 winter season.

While those numbers have some New Englanders breathing a sigh of relief, it also has many homeowners wondering if moderate temperatures and prices will continue.

Home heating is not an easy market to gamble with. Fuel options – propane, bioheat, oil – see fluctuating costs each year.

Two Seacoast companies are trying to make the uncertainty a little easier to deal with.

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