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The Oil Heat Institute, Inc. of Rhode Island (OHIRI) is a member-driven, non-profit trade association, formed in 1960. Our mission is two-fold: promote the sale of oil heat, and protect and foster the best interests of the consumers we serve. We achieve this mission by disseminating relevant and timely industry information to members of the oil heating industry, the consuming public, and to elected and public officials.  OHIRI members strive to achieve a high standard of excellence and provide their customers with the best possible service. It is our association’s aim to fully support our members to help ensure they can achieve these goals.

In The News - July 2017

    • OHI Lobster Bake – August 3, 2017 Ft. Getty Pavilion, Jamestown, RI 02835 – visit our Events page for more information
    • Upgrade & Save Rhode Island – the rebate program is going strong in Rhode Island. So far 99 rebates have been awarded for tank, boiler or furnace replacements, equating to approximately $47,000 going back to the homeowner. More importantly these system upgrades help Rhode Islander’s heat their homes with greater efficiently and safety!
    • Pipefitter training and other course offerings – please click here for tentative 2017 dates
    • New Member Highlight – The Oil Heat Institute would like to welcome our newest members :

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Bioheat Fuel: The Future of Oil Heat is Here!

All Rhode Island oil heat consumers are now experiencing the many benefits of Bioheat—the cleaner, greener, more-efficient home heating oil blend. Learn more about this renewable fuel and the positive impacts it’s having in your home and on the environment.

Learn about Bioheat

Find a Local Dealer

Looking for a reliable oil heat provider in your area? Our certified dealers provide high-quality products and services to their home and business customers.

Upgrade & Save Rhode Island

Introducing The Upgrade & Save – Rhode Island Rebate Program. Find out how you can take advantage of Rhode Island Energy Efficiency and Safety Rebate Program.

NORA FSA Calculator

National Oilheat Research Alliance’s Fuel Savings Analysis (FSA) Calculator 2.0.

Oil Heat Assistance

If you need some extra assistance with oil heat financing this winter, there are several state fuel assistance programs available to help.