Home Heating Price Protection Programs and Payment Options

It seems that at this time of year all the energy companies are talking about price protection programs, prebuy, or fuel purchasing programs. And at Lamprey Energy we are too! We offer several between now and the end of September for our customers in southern New Hampshire and Maine. Each is designed to address a different customer need and each …

Why Do Oil Prices Go Up and Down?

It’s always hard to predict which way the price of oil is going to go – up or down. Unlike the more steady propane, oil prices can fluctuate day by day, hour by hour, even minute by minute. In the US, gas (natural and propane) is mostly produced at home, with some coming from our immediate neighbours. But our oil …

A Look Back at the 2013-2014 NH Winter Season

Was it Really Colder than Normal in New Hampshire? Well, winter’s finally over, thank goodness. It seemed to go on for ever…colder than ever, snowier than ever, longer than ever. But how bad was it really? Unless it’s a crazy warm one, do we always think the most recent winter was the worst? It seems to me I’ve had more …

Spring Maintenance for Your Central Heating System

Lamprey Energy Provides Central Heating Installation, Maintenance and Repair for our New Hampshire and Maine customers. Winter is finally coming to an end (we think!). It’ll be so nice to turn off the heating at long last. But how did your system perform this winter? Is there anything that needs repairing? As hard as it is to go on thinking …

How to Clean Your Radiators and Baseboard Heaters

How often do you clean your heating appliances? A clean heater doesn’t just look nice it also works more efficiently. And if it works more efficiently it’s using less fuel. But how do you clean a radiator or baseboard? It’s easy… Tips for Cleaning Your Radiator Put newspaper on the floor beneath the radiator and against the wall behind it …

Instant Hot Water is Cool! Introducing Tankless Hot Water Systems

Improve Energy Efficiency with Tankless Water Heaters Ever wondered why the water runs cold when you’re the one in the shower? And what happens to all the hot water in the tank when you don’t have a house full of people using it? There are three traditional hot water systems: in the first, known as an ‘indirect,’ the boiler heats …