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We Have Moved!

The Garthwaite office has moved just up the road! Now located at 1810 Post Rd in Wells, the Garthwaite staff have more space for employees and customers. “We have grown quite a bit over the past few years, it was time for a little more space”, stated GW President, Tom Carey. “The move was bittersweet.…

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Five Things You Must Read Before Locking In

To Lock in or Not to Lock in? Fixed Price FAQs How Fixed Price Contracts Really Work What is Downside Protection? Tale of Lester Greene

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Summer 2023 Newsletter

Summer 2023 Heating & Cooling Headlines (click image for full version):

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FDR and Something to Remember

To most people, the acronym FDR stands for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 34th President of the United States, who worked brilliantly with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in an effort to save democracy and win World War II. At Garthwaite Energy, FDR means something entirely different. To us FDR stands for the three most important…

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What is Downside Protection?

Downside protection is an option Jamie Oil offers at an additional cost which ensures that your price per gallon will decrease should oil prices fall after you have locked in.  If you choose to purchase downside protection when you sign a contract, and our daily posted price is less than the rate you locked in…

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Did You Know?

Replacing an old inefficient boiler with a new cleaner burning oil fired boiler can reduce your fuel consumption by as much as 30%. Heating your domestic hot water (showers, etc.) with oil is less expensive and more efficient than electric. Most New England based oil companies evolved from the local “Ice and Coal” companies that…

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The Tale of Lester Greene

By Tom Carey The year was 1982, my first in the oil business. I was working for Hess Oil at the time, supplying fuel oil to large industrial institutions in Connecticut. Among our larger customers were General Electric, Dow Chemical and Yale University. In the fall of ’82 I met a man named Lester Green.…

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Some things don’t change…

Some of us remember the oil shortages of the 1970’s. We all have heard about them. I remember waiting in line as gasoline was rationed by stations in our hometown. What most people take for granted is the twenty- five year period of relatively inexpensive oil prices that followed the Iranian Revolution and the Arab…

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Service Policies, Health and Long Life

None of us are getting any younger, and that goes for your furnaces and boilers also.  So that leads us to the question “Is buying a service policy a good idea?”  We think so. Jamie Oil offers 3 different levels of service policies to suit your specific needs.   All equipment should be cleaned/tuned up annually…

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To Lock In Or Not To Lock In?

Every summer our customers wrestle with whether to lock in to a fixed price program, a capped price program or pay our daily market rate for oil deliveries next season. Below please find ten things you should know prior to making your decision. It is your decision. Jamie Oil neither encourages nor requires any customer…

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