Informational Blog

Learn more about oil, Bioheat, home comfort, and more in our informational blog. Check back often, as we’ll post updates about the Pennsylvania oil and Bioheat industry regularly!

DVEMA Golf Tournament

June 21, 2022

Thank you for joining us for the DVEMA Golf Tournament! We hope you had a great time at the Commonwealth National Golf Club on Monday.     And a big thank you to our sponsors! Buckeye Energy Services Liquid Measurement & Controls Moyer Indoor Outdoor Star Group E.O. Habhegger Savage Associates F.C. Haab Advanced Fuel Solutions Woosnam Consulting Westmor Industries, LLC Avco Supply Boston Environmental Rhoads Energy Corporation Angus Energy Shipley Energy USI Insurance Services Carlin Combustion Technology Cetane Associates Powderhorn Agency D.E. Duffey & Sons Venco Sales Cargas Systems Wehof Forms R.W. Beckett Corp. Al Armstrong & Son Harris […]

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Associate Member Spotlight – Tom Antonelli, Inc.

February 2, 2021

  Gina Antonelli-King & Christie Farinella, Tom Antonelli, Inc. In an industry dominated by men, two Bucks County women are following in their father’s footsteps to the top of their profession. Gina Antonelli–King and Christie Farinella are the second generation of family members leading  Tom Antonelli, Inc. The family-owned heating and air conditioning supply company has been providing “winter warmth and summer cooling” supplies to service companies in Pennsylvania and throughout surrounding areas for more than 50 years. Raised in the business before stepping in to lead it after the death of their father, Tom, Christie and Gina have been […]

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Ultra-Low Sulfur Heating Oil

September 4, 2020

As of September 1, 2020, all heating oil sold in our state will be ultra-low sulfur heating oil. ULSHO produces significantly fewer emissions, it burns cleaner in heating systems, and best of all, it requires no modifications.

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Low Sulfur Heating Oil in Delaware Valley

November 12, 2019

When purchasing fuel from DVEMA fuel dealer members, you should feel good about your choice because you’re saving on home heating costs and using an alternative home heating fuel that’s cleaner than ever before! Low sulfur heating oil is the latest iteration of traditional home heating fuels, and it makes staying warm, reducing heating costs, and preserving our environment easy. Here’s what you should know! Low sulfur heating oil reduces the sulfur content in heating oil all the way down to 500 ppm. Sulfur buildup is a common cause of equipment malfunction and breakdowns. Using low sulfur heating oil helps your heating equipment […]

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It’s Not Too Late to Upgrade & Save!

October 28, 2019

The Upgrade & Save Pennsylvania Energy Efficiency and Safety Rebate Program is still going strong – and we urge our readers to take advantage of this program so they can enjoy optimal heating comfort and maximum savings! As of October, the Upgrade & Save Rebate Program has… Processed over 1,000 rebates Upgraded over 400 furnaces and boilers Replaced over 600 oil storage tanks Rewarded over $300,000 in rebates There’s still time to join the thousands of Pennsylvania households in boosting their home’s energy efficiency and earning money back! Ask your local DVEMA dealer member about the rebates available to you, including… Up to $500 for the […]

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Heating Oil Industry Commits To Net-Zero Emissions By 2050

September 20, 2019

Historic resolution passed unanimously at Northeast Industry Summit PROVIDENCE, RI — The Northeast’s heating oil industry has resolved to achieve net-zero carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2050. This ambitious goal was set at the Northeast Industry Summit held during the 2019 Heating & Energizing America Trade Show (the HEAT Show) at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The industry’s resolution calls for a 15% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2023, a 40% reduction by 2030, and net-zero-carbon emissions by 2050. The resolution also directs industry associations and other groups assembled at the meeting to work with each other to achieve these emissions […]

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Protect Your Heating System With DVFDA Dealer Members

August 19, 2019

Not to put a damper on your summer fun, but it’s DVEMA dealer members’ priority to ensure your home comfort system is ready for what awaits. In this case, we’re talking about your heating equipment! That’s why we’d like to take a moment to discuss service plans and what they can do for you. When you sign up for a service plan with a DVEMA Bioheat® fuel dealer who offers one, you ensure your comfort during the heating season. Although service plans vary from dealer to dealer, here are a few things that are typically offered under the protection of a service plan: Coverage […]

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Don’t Forget to Schedule Your Heating System Tune-Up!

July 16, 2019

Although we’re all still enjoying the summer weather, the approaching heating season is in the back of our minds – and with that come the thoughts of heating equipment and the condition it’s in! The good news is that many of Delaware Valley Fuel Dealers’ Association members are highly skilled in the maintenance and upkeep of today’s modern heating systems. It is common knowledge that regular maintenance, performed at least once a year, can improve a heating system’s… Efficiency Lifespan Fuel consumption Comfort coverage What you may not realize is that many DVEMA dealer members bundle this annual tune-up into […]

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