Energy efficiency

Know Your Energy Efficiency Terms

Today’s alphabet soup of energy efficiency acronyms can be confounding – but it’s important to understand them because of the impact they can have on your heating and cooling system buying choices (not to mention your bottom line).

energy efficient home

Save Money and Make Your Maine Home More Comfortable with These Efficiency Tips (Part 2)

In last week’s blog, we looked at four ways to cut your home energy bill and keep your home more comfortable by improving efficiency in your home. Today, we’ll explore four more great ways to make your home more efficient and comfortable in any season.

LED and CFL bulbs

Save Money and Make Your Maine Home More Comfortable with These Efficiency Tips (Part 1)

The technology behind home heating and cooling equipment has taken great strides over the last two decades: today’s machines run quieter, last longer, and are much more efficient than old HVAC systems.


What is a BTU?

You’ve probably heard the term BTU many times before – but do you know what it means?

A BTU (British Thermal Unit) is the amount of energy needed to heat one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.

Outdoor heating tank

Prevent Gelling in Your Outdoor Heating Tank with Blended Kerosene Heating Fuel from Murray Heutz

If you own a mobile home or a home with an outdoor heating tank in Maine, you’re probably familiar — maybe too familiar — with the concept of gel point…

Wishing a Joyful Holiday Season to Our Neighbors in Maine!

As we prepare to turn the page on 2016, we here at MH Oil & Propane wanted to take a moment to thank you for your business – and to remind you that we’re here if you need us this holiday season.

The Six Gifts of Propane

Many people think of propane as a gas made for barbecue grills. But we think of propane as a powerhouse energy source that keeps on giving – all year long, and potentially all over your home.

Keeping Your Gas Furnace Running Safely and Efficiently

Last week, we talked about the pilot light on your propane gas furnace. This week, we’ll help you keep your gas furnace running safely and efficiently.

What Do I Do If My Pilot Light Goes Out on My Propane Gas Furnace?

One of the primary reasons a propane gas furnace stops working is because its pilot light has gone out.

It’s Our Turn to Give Thanks

As a family-owned business, we know how lucky we are to make a living doing what we love – and we’re able to do that thanks to you, our Central Maine neighbors.