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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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Get a $100 Credit on Your Account When You Refer a Friend to FSi Oil and Propane!

April 22, 2019

If you’re a satisfied FSi Oil and Propane customer and know someone who could benefit from our services, why not send them our way and get a $100 account credit for yourself? Here’s how the FSI Refer a Friend program works: For each qualified new customer you send our way, we will issue you a […]

What Is an Indirect Water Heater?

April 15, 2019

An indirect water heater is one of the smartest ways to heat the water in your South Hadley, MA-area home – but most people don’t know a whole lot about this high efficiency option. Here’s the low-down: rather than use a separate burner to heat water the way a conventional water heater would, an indirect […]

Bioheat® – Your Earth Day Heating Oil

April 8, 2019

April 22, 2019 marks the 49th annual Earth Day – an event conceived in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson to promote eco-friendly ideas and celebrate ways we can tread a bit more lightly on our planet. One of best ways to lighten our eco-load today is by making smarter choices about the way we heat […]

Welcome to Our New Website!

April 1, 2019

For 30 years, FSi Oil and Propane has taken a customer-first approach to serving our neighbors in the Greater Springfield, MA area – and now is no exception. Designed with you in mind, our brand new website helps us deliver more information you can use using a clean, easy-to-use package that will make your experience with […]

Now Hiring: Vice President of Plumbing

August 17, 2018

Summary Fsi Oil and Propane, Inc. is searching for a Vice President of Plumbing to join our growing team. The proactive person will lead the plumbing division for residential and commercial FSI customers. Duties and Responsibilities Install, maintain and repair plumbing components, gas lines, water heaters and boilers. Train apprentice plumbers on all aspects of […]

Fsi Oil and Propane Has an Eye for HVAC Design

July 23, 2018

One of the most important aspects of HVAC system installations is the design of the system itself – more specifically, the ductwork that carries the warm or cool air throughout your home needs to be sized correctly in order to operate efficiently and optimally. The industry standard for sizing ducts is called Manual D, a […]

How Water Heater Efficiency is Measured

You may know that, generally speaking, the more efficient your water heater, the lower your water heating bills. But do you know how water heater efficiency is measured? One method is Energy Factor (EF). This metric measures efficiency by taking into account how much hot water is produced per unit of fuel consumed in a […]

Need for Speed

June 18, 2018

Have you ever wondered what the difference was between single stage compressors and variable speed compressors? Where do two stage compressors fit in? It can all be very overwhelming, but with the right amount of knowledge you’ll be able to make the right decision when it comes to purchasing a new high-efficiency air conditioning system […]

Combustion Efficiency Tests: A Deeper Dive

June 3, 2018

Technicians perform combustion efficiency tests as part of routine heating system maintenance to measure how well the system converts fuel into heat. These tests help inform the technician whether they’ve set up the burner right. Further, they boost system efficiency, which helps customers lower their energy costs.   To completely burn fuel, a certain amount […]

How Thermostats Work

May 23, 2018

If someone were to ask you what a thermostat does, you might look at them quizzically as if to say, why would you ask me a question with such an obvious answer? Their basic purpose is simple, of course – to keep the temperature where we want it! But answering how they work might not […]