Premium Heating Oil Frequently Asked Questions
Ever wondered what Premium Heating Oil is, what it can do or how much it costs? Well you’re not alone and the chances are that someone has already asked that question.
Here we try to answer some of your most frequently asked questions around Premium Heating Oil.
1. What is it?
Premium Heating Oil (PHO) is specially formulated and… Read More
1. Premium Heating Oil (PHO) is specially formulated and proven to optimise the performance of your boiler. It is comparable to the higher grade fuels available for your car on the forecourt.
2. What’s the difference between this and standard kerosene?
PHO contains an additive which helps to improve overall efficiency and… Read More
PHO contains an additive which helps to improve overall efficiency and can help to reduce service issues. This additive has a number of active ingredients; anti-oxidants, dispersants that ensure the smaller deposits go through the nozzle & are burnt and detergents that will dramatically reduce sludge formation in the tank.
PHO contains corrosion inhibitors that stop rust. It also contains metal de-activators that are designed to reduce fuel degradation (caused by the interaction with metals such as copper in fuel systems).Hide
3. Does this mean the standard kerosene isn’t good enough?
Standard kerosene is highly refined to strict British standards and… Read More
Standard kerosene is highly refined to strict British standards and as such is an extremely efficient, safe and cost-effective fuel with which to heat your home. Whilst typically more economical than other alternative fuels, greater efficiencies can be gained by upgrading to our premium heating oil.
4. How much more does it cost?
Premium heating oil comes at a very small additional cost… Read More
Premium heating oil comes at a very small additional cost but this can usually be out-weighed by the savings made from greater efficiencies and reduced maintenance costs.
5. Will it mix in with the kerosene already in my tank?
Yes. The Premium Heating Oil starts out life as… Read More
Yes. The Premium Heating Oil starts out life as standard kerosene. It becomes Premium Heating Oil when the additive is mixed in. Any remaining fuel in your tank will mix with the PHO.
6. How do I know you will deliver the Premium Kerosene and not just the standard?
We know that an element of trust has to be in place between the… Read More
We know that an element of trust has to be in place between the customer and the delivery driver. PHO and standard Kerosene look and smell exactly the same at point of delivery. The proof of your upgrade will be in what goes on in your boiler system. Your boiler will work to its maximum efficiency, decreasing soot build ups, engineer call outs, part replacements and most importantly save money on your bills.
Northern Energy has been around since 1932 and learned over the years that a bond of trust with customers sustains a long and happy relationship.Hide
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