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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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How safe is propane?

How Safe Is Propane For My Home And Family?

August 3, 2020

It’s a question we get a lot when we’re talking to new customers about propane conversion, or when buyers are considering their first propane-powered home. It’s an understandable concern, since propane doesn’t enjoy the same exposure here in New England that a mainstay like heating oil does. But as a company that has worked with propane gas […]

Summer energy efficiency tips and checklist

Summer Energy Efficiency Tips And Checklist

July 27, 2020

Summer is heating up here in western Massachusetts, and with most of us home more than usual, that’s sure to mean higher than normal cooling bills. If you want to keep those bills as low as possible, here are the best ways to do it. Home Efficiency List Cooling system If you haven’t gotten one […]

Stay sane with propane this summer!

Stay Sane With Propane This Summer!

July 20, 2020

We all need more time outside this summer, but with uncertainty still in the air about gathering on beaches and in other public spaces, we probably need a new spot to retreat to for some R & R. Why not create that spot in your own back yard? Propane: Your outdoor fun fuel With a […]

AC not working correctly? Troubleshoot before calling for service

AC Not Working Correctly? Troubleshoot Before Calling for Service

July 13, 2020

The summer heat is here – is your cooling system up for the challenge? If your central air conditioner doesn’t work – or doesn’t work the way it should – don’t worry: FSi will be there for you. But before you contact us for AC service, it pays to do a little troubleshooting first: sometimes you can […]

Are smart thermostats worth it?

Are Smart Thermostats Worth It?

July 6, 2020

One of the best and easiest ways to save money and energy is by installing a programmable thermostat in your Massachusetts home. In fact, the EPA estimates that you can save up to 10 percent on your energy bills every year just by installing one and using it effectively. But what about “Smart Thermostats” – […]

What is a propane grill box?

What Is A Propane Grill Box?

June 23, 2020

If you do a lot of cooking on your propane grill during the summer (especially this summer), you probably keep an extra cylinder or two on hand in your backyard, just in case one goes empty. But you may not need to, thanks to a simple device called a propane grill box. A grill box […]

Why you should always keep oil in your storage tank

Always Keep Oil In Your Storage Tank: Here’s Why

June 17, 2020

As temperatures start to rise here in Massachusetts, ordering heating oil might not be the first thing that comes to mind for you – but that doesn’t mean it’s not a smart thing to do. A full tank in summer = good tank maintenance Why are we recommending that you order heating oil now when you’re […]

Ductless mini-splits: a flexible heating and cooling solution

Ductless Mini-Splits: A Flexible Heating And Cooling Solution

June 10, 2020

You’ve probably seen mini-split heat pump system before – perhaps in a restaurant or store, tucked in the corner or high in a doorway. What you definitely did not do is hear that mini-split. That’s because mini-splits (also called ductless systems) are among the quietest heating/cooling systems around – a big advantage over window units in […]

Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration: 5 Questions And Answers

June 1, 2020

We’re spending a lot of time at home these days – and we’re probably drinking a lot of water while we’re there. The question is, how do you ensure it’s the healthiest water possible? It starts when you install a household water treatment system – especially a reverse osmosis drinking water system. In the simplest terms, […]

Make propane and heating oil bills manageable with these payment options

Make Propane and Heating Oil Bills Manageable: 3 Payment Options

May 26, 2020

During stressful times like these, a little predictability can go a long way – especially when it comes to our finances and comfort. That’s why Casey created flexible payment options to meet the needs of just about anyone needing propane delivery or heating oil delivery in western Massachusetts. By easing some of the financial burden you […]