Discounted home heating oil from the Union Plus program.
If you are a member of a labor union, you can sign up for this home heating oil discount program. The Union Plus program partners with the organization HEAT USA to provide a free or discounted service contract and also reduced rate heating oil. The Union Plus Home Heating Oil Discount provides members with a fuel contract from a highly rated local full-service company at a discounted rate. The savings for members can be substantial. Families will save on average $200-$300 per year, or about 15-25 cents per gallon on fuel oil purchases over the course of a year.
The details of the Home Heating Oil Discount include:
- Participant will receive a certificate for $50 of free heating oil upon signing up.
- As indicated above, union members will save each and every year an average of $200-$300 on their home heating bills. The savings occur every year. It is equivalent to up to 25 cents per gallon.
- Members will also receive up to $10 off the first year's membership fee. Members of a union will pay about $15 for the membership, instead of the regular $25 annual home heating oil membership fee.
- Get access to the largest local dealer network of any home heating oil cooperative.
- In addition, a free or discounted home heating oil service contract is available with membership to the program. It covers a 24-hour emergency service and annual cleaning and tune-up of the clients heating unit.
Who is eligible?
Most individuals and families that live in the northeast can sign up. Those union members who heat their homes with heating oil and live in Connecticut, the Boston Massachusetts area, Maryland, New York, , southern New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island or the northern Virginia area can sign up for the Union Plus Home Heating Oil Discount program. Union members can also get mortgage help from Union Plus.
If you sign up for the program today, you will also get a $100 rebate for the purchase of new, energy-efficient home heating equipment such as burner units or boilers.
Contact Heat USA at 1-800-660-0691 to learn more or apply for the program. After you join the heating oil program, you will be matched with the preferred heating supplier in your area. After that initial call, you will need to contact your local dealer directly to sign up for the reduced rate contract and to begin the service.