Oil is supposedly the worst of the pollutants, but it is also 1 of the safest to use
Knowing I had to get a new heating program for our home, I kept trying to figure out what type I wanted. I knew that I wanted something that was going to be energy efficient in fuel consumption as well as in heating. My question was; what type of fuel would be to obtain this goal? The topic of fossil fuel was coming up all the time right now. Oil was the most blatant fossil fuel, but what about gas or coal. Coal was supposed to be a pollutant. Living in a coal region, every one of us were regularly being told that coal is the cleanest burning type of fuel you could use. I was brought up with a coal oil furnace for heating. The heat was regularly comfortable in our home. Dad had a self-feeding oil furnace as well as he only had to fill the coal hopper once a day. People complained because they needed a room to store the coal, but you also need a storage container for oil as well as gas. Gas is the next immense thing when it comes to heating. My complication with gas is that 1 of its immense by-products is carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide is a deadly gas that is tasteless, smellless, as well as actually white, as well as you don’t even recognize you are being killed by it. Dad told myself and others that nearly every type of fuel can cause carbon monoxide, so I was back to worrying again. Oil is supposedly the worst of the pollutants, but it is also 1 of the safest to use. I started thinking about electricity. I recognize that many people don’t want to use electricity for heating, because there are many variants that can knock out electricity. I just can’t make a decision on a source of heating.