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
2017 is proving unpredictable. The New Year started off with seasonably cold weather and significant snow fall in the first week. February gave us a little hope when Punxsutawney Phil predicted 6 more weeks of winter. Aside from the blizzard conditions that covered the region in snow Feb 10-12th, we are back to warmer than normal temps for the rest of the month. For more regional weather updates visit the National Weather Service.
Upgrade & Save Rhode Island – the rebate program is going strong in Rhode Island. So far 74 rebates have been awarded for tank, boiler or furnace replacements, equating to approximately $34,500 going back to the homeowner. More importantly these system upgrades help Rhode Islander’s heat their homes with greater efficiently and safety!
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.