Dec
02
2016

Who Owns My Propane Tank?

You just bought a new house and, among other things, it came with a propane stove and, outside, a propane tank. Did you just buy that, too?

Chances are, no, you did not. Most propane tanks are owned by the companies that deliver the propane. And there’s a reason for that: we all want to know that the tank (and all

Aug
23
2016

What’s in Your Fuel?

If you’re reading this blog chances are you either use or are considering using biofuel to heat your home. But what does that actually mean?

When used for heating, biofuel is a product known as Bioheat: a blend of #2 fuel oil and biofuel. The mix depends on several factors but essentially all home heating systems can burn a mix of

Jun
28
2016

Biodiesel to Your Door

Simply Green is best known for its Bioheat delivery service. But do you know we also sell and deliver biodiesel?

If you have a business using diesel for trucks or other vehicles and machinery—maybe you’re in road haulage, deliveries, landscaping, farming—then those same vehicles can also run on biodiesel. No conversions are necessary and it’s efficient year round. Indeed, using bio

May
26
2016

Price Protection Programs —What’s it All About?

Do you know that in the Northeast we use up to 80% of our heating fuel in just four months of the year. There’s not much we can do about that but there are ways to adjust how we pay and even what price we pay for fuel.

Over the last year oil prices fell to historic lows but what’s going

Nov
19
2015

Why a Lamprey Energy Service Plan Could Save You Money

Being a Simply Green customer means being eligible for service work from Lamprey Energy and having access to some of the best HVAC technicians in the Seacoast region 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

But did you know that you can also sign up for a Lamprey Energy Service Plan?

For most of us, keeping our houses warm (or cool

Aug
05
2015

Biofuel B5 or Biofuel B20?

Last week I happened to be in the front office when a customer was signing up for a prebuy program. He wanted biofuel and, while he was there, he asked an interesting question:

When you deliver biofuel, how do you know that you’re giving me B5 or B20?

He wasn’t the first person to ask, and there’s probably other people wondering the

Jul
09
2015

Stay cool…the AC is on!

The summer weather may still be a bit unpredictable, but the temperatures are up and we’ve already had a few reminders of how it feels to be hot, humid, and sticky.

For some of us, that means heading for the ocean and diving into the cool waves. But we all have to go home sooner or later and then it means

May
08
2015

Retrofitting Air Conditioning

As the weather at last goes from cold to hot it’s time to start thinking about air conditioning. If you have a new-build home, chances are you already have AC.

But what if you want to do a retrofit? What if you have an older home with nowhere to install ductwork? How can you get efficient central air conditioning with

Mar
27
2015

Spring Maintenance

 

It really does look as though winter is finally coming to an end. Of course, it’s not over yet and there’ll likely be cool temps for quite some time but the prospect of turning the heat off at last doesn’t seem quite so fanciful as it did, even a week ago.

But how has your system performed this winter? Is

Feb
18
2015

No Heat? What to do next…

What should you do when you’ve got no heat? You turned it on, only nothing happens. It was working a while ago, only now it’s not. The house is getting colder by the minute and there’s a definite chill in the air. You could reach for the phone and call us OR you could do some simple troubleshooting first. After