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Keep up to date on all the services, advice and insight that FSi Oil and Propane has to offer the Greater Springfield, MA, area concerning home heating oil, propane and home comfort services, including heating and cooling systems, plumbing and more. We strive to keep you informed and safe all year. These articles will help keep you and your family ahead of the energy industry curve.

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Propane as an Alternative Fuel

November 29, 2021

The uses & benefits of this versatile, clean fuel Using propane is very common for things like grills, barbeques and outdoor heaters. But beyond that, it is an incredibly versatile fuel that can be used on almost any appliance inside or outside of your home, which may be less commonly known. In fact, almost any […]

Take Care of Your Boiler or Furnace This Winter

November 9, 2021

Maintenance Tips for Your Boiler or Furnace There have been a lot of ups and downs over the past year, and it can be hard to know what to expect. But one thing you can count on is this: Winter is coming to Western Massachusetts. The only question is, do you know what you should […]

Propane Hearth Products to Warm Up Your Home

October 11, 2021

Cozy Up to a Fire—Without the Hassle Nothing adds more cozy charm to a room than a crackling fire. But there’s nothing charming about the mess, smoke, and ash of a wood-burning fireplace. Propane-fueled fireplaces add ambiance—and also provide efficient supplemental heat without the hassle. And a gas log or gas stove is much safer. […]

What Is Bioheat® Fuel?

September 9, 2021

Keep Warm With a Reduced Carbon Footprint! Heating oil gets a bad rap. But thanks to advancements in recent years, heating oil is a much cleaner product than in the past. One of the biggest changes in heating oil in recent years has been the development of ultra-low sulfur heating oil. Bioheat fuel is a […]

Simplify! Make FSi Your Dual Fuel Provider

August 26, 2021

At FSi Oil and Propane, we work hard to make life simple for you – which is why we offer FREE, convenient services like our SmartPay Budget Plan and automatic delivery for your heating oil and propane. But one of the best ways we know to simplify life for you in this or any heating […]

Get to Know Our Premium Fuel, B5 Ultra Clean!

August 16, 2021

We have the pleasure of offering the premium fuel, B5 Ultra Clean. This bio heating oil is made up of a blend of Ultra-Low Sulfur Heating Oil, Biodiesel, and UltraGuard™ Advanced Fuel Treatment. With a new product, comes new questions and we want to make sure we answer them all: Q: What is Ultra Low […]

What Does the Term “Biofuel” Mean?

August 9, 2021

If you own a home in Western MA that uses heating oil rather than natural gas or propane to generate heat, you have probably heard the term “biofuel,” or its commercially branded name, Bioheat®. But what exactly is it? Here are some Biohheat facts to help you get to know this cleaner, greener alternative to […]

How To Choose a New Water Heater

August 5, 2021

Water heaters provide a fast, effective way to get hot water to your taps and appliances. Choosing a new water heater is important, considering that they account for nearly one-fifth of a monthly energy bill in most households! In this guide, we’ll walk you through some considerations when choosing a new water heater – and […]

Home Water Filtration Systems Q&A

July 7, 2021

If you drink bottled water, or keep a filtered pitcher in your fridge, you might have at least considered installing a whole house filtration system in your home over the years. The question is, what stopped you? A whole-house water filtration system may sound expensive, but it may cost less than you think – especially […]

What Are The Benefits Of A Mini-Split Heat Pump?

June 21, 2021

You may have seen a ductless mini-split system in a local restaurant – those long cooling units, usually hung above a doorway or high on a wall. But did you know those ductless systems can also be used for home heating? A ductless mini-split heat pump is a great and efficient way to keep your […]