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Five reasons to stay with oil heating vs. natural gas

It may be tempting to make the switch from heating oil to natural gas in your NJ home, considering all the stories circulating about the advantage of the latter over the former. But stories are stories, and facts are facts. The fact is, there are many reasons why choosing oil to heat your home is […]

Nine ways to improve indoor air quality this winter

Did you know that the air inside your home could be four to five times more polluted than air outside your home? The problem is that we live in increasingly airtight homes (great for energy efficiency, not-so-great for air quality) and are surrounded by more airborne contaminants than ever – from dust, mold, dead skin, pet […]

Holiday Heating System Trouble? Try These Five Things before Calling for Service

It’s December, and most of us are looking forward to hunkering down for some quality holiday time with family and friends in our warm and comfortable New Jersey home.

Thank You for Choosing Dowling

At Dowling, we are always grateful to the loyal New Jersey customers who have kept us in business for more than 100 years – and for the opportunity to serve new customers as they join the Dowling family.

Today’s Heating Oil

Even though heating oil has been keeping NJ homes warm for almost a century, it is still an often misunderstood home energy source – mostly due to a reputation it earned as a “dirty” fuel up through the 1970s.

Five factors to consider when choosing a water heater

If the time has come to invest in a new water heater , you may be surprised how many options are available to you. Making a smart choice is important, since heating water accounts for nearly 20 percent of your energy bill.

Three Reasons to Buy a Whole House Humidifier

It can get pretty muggy during the summer here in New Jersey – but as the weather cools off into fall and winter, that humidity disappears, leaving behind dry air that can create some problems for your health and home.

5 Benefits to Routine A/C Maintenance

A home cooling system is a major investment for your New Jersey home – one that you should protect just as you protect your car with regular oil changes.

Save money with a Dowling A/C or Heat Pump Service Plan

If you’ve read our blog recently, you know where we stand on how important it is to get routine annual maintenance for your home cooling system

Ductless Cooling Systems: A Big Step up From Window A/C Units

If you own a home that doesn’t have ductwork, you’re more than likely cooling it with big, bulky, view-blocking window air conditioners.