Building with Residential Propane Furnaces

residential propane, home propane, propane homeHigh-efficiency propane home furnaces are becoming more and more popular in the U.S. because they deliver exceptional energy savings and comfort at an affordable cost. A residential high-efficiency furnace can provide excellent space heating for both small floor plans and large homes. They’re more efficient and safer than traditional natural-draft furnaces. Here are a few reasons your family should consider affordable, efficient, economical to operate, and environmentally-friendly, high-efficiency propane furnaces in your home.  Continue reading “Building with Residential Propane Furnaces” »

Top 5 Wintertime Home Propane Tips

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It’s only the second week of December and already the East Coast has seen its first big storm of the season. The long-range weather forecast for the Northeast is calling for the coldest periods through mid-December, late January and late February. Predictions show the snowiest periods will be in late December and early February.

At ThompsonGas, our customers’ safety is our #1 priority. With winter in full swing, it’s important for all home propane users to take special precautions for a safe winter. Here are the top 5 tips all homeowners should consider for safe and effective propane use this season.  Continue reading “Top 5 Wintertime Home Propane Tips” »

Baby, It’s Warm Inside… with Propane Home Heating

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The weather outside is frightful, but inside the fire is so delightful. Homeowners across the country are cozying up to home propane fireplaces. Boasting comfort and ambiance, plus high-efficiency heating for the home, propane fireplaces offer true versatility to homeowners. Here are a few reasons your family should consider propane home heating this winter.  Continue reading “Baby, It’s Warm Inside… with Propane Home Heating” »

5 Reasons to Choose Tankless Propane Home Water Heaters

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Heating your home’s water is the second-largest user of energy in your home, accounting for 14-25 percent of overall household energy consumption. We know you’re concerned about the planet, but we also know you need plenty of hot water. With a tankless propane home water heater, you don’t have to give up the things you want to help the environment. Here are five reasons choosing propane service to heat your water is the best choice for your home, wallet and the environment.  Continue reading “5 Reasons to Choose Tankless Propane Home Water Heaters” »

Propane for Home Grilling Safety Tips

When firing up your home propane grill, consider these safety tips.

Summer — the season of vacationing, swimming and, of course, grilling. With so many homeowners firing up their home propane grills this summer, it’s important to think safety first. The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) and Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) recommend the following tips for safely using your gas grill this summer.  Continue reading “Propane for Home Grilling Safety Tips” »

How to Clean Your Home Propane Grill

It’s our favorite time of year again: grilling season! While you’re busy cookin’ up your family’s favorite foods, ThompsonGas wants to remind all of our propane gas service customers the importance of maintaining and cleaning their grills. Properly cleaning your residential propane grill after each use will not only make your food taste better but also prolong the life and functionality of your grill. Follow these steps for cleaning your propane grill. Continue reading “How to Clean Your Home Propane Grill” »

ThompsonGas Welcomes New Customer Relations & Sales Specialist

With More Than 12 Years of Sales and Customer Service Experience at ThompsonGas, Ann Kastle is Promoted to the Position of Customer Relations & Sales Specialist.

Boonsboro, MD (PRWEB) November 21, 2012– ThompsonGas, one of the fastest growing propane companies in the U.S., is very proud to announce that Ann Kastle of Martinsburg, W.Va., was promoted to the position of customer relations and sales specialist. Ann has worked at ThompsonGas since October 2000, first as a sales associate in Charlestown, W.Va., Boonsboro, Md., and Purcellville, Va., then as a customer service representative for the past two years in Ranson, W.Va. In her new role, Ann is responsible for all aspects of sales and customer service in the Berkeley Springs, W.Va. office.

“I’m very excited to help grow the business in this area and get the ThompsonGas name out there,” Ann says. “I hope to create a friendly, down-home atmosphere. I want existing customers and new customers alike to feel that they have someone in the office they can turn to with any concerns or issues, and I will treat them as I would want to be treated.”

Since joining the company more than 12 years ago, Ann has witnessed firsthand ThompsonGas’ impressive growth and taken pride in maintaining personal relationships with customers despite the company’s national expansion. “I absolutely love selling hearth products and signing up new customers,” she says. “I enjoy visiting potential customers’ homes and helping them choose which solutions will work best for them. I have developed a relationship with all of my customers and appreciate them only wanting to work with me.”

Ann began her career selling electronic components in Baltimore before devoting her full time to raising a family. She returned to the workplace in 2000 as a sales associate at ThompsonGas. For the past two years she has been involved in providing exceptional customer service, and gaining and providing valuable knowledge to both ThompsonGas customers and staff.

“Ann’s outgoing personality and drive for customer service make her perfect for this position,” says John Olivo, ThompsonGas district manager for the Boonsboro, Md., Ranson, W.Va, and Berkeley Springs, W.Va. offices. “Ann has a way with customers that makes them want to talk to her. She will impact the company greatly by establishing new key relationships, going after a homebuilding and renovation marketing that’s rising again and just being out in the community. Ann will be involved and it will get to the point that if anybody needs anything, Ann will be the only person they call.”

Outside of work, Ann is an avid reader and football fan, but most of her spare time is devoted to her children. Her son is a U.S. Marine who runs a recruiting station in Leesburg, Va. Ann mentors other parents whose sons or daughters are leaving for boot camp, helping them cope with the stressors of being a Marine parent. Ann’s daughter is a Maryland high school teacher who will graduate with her master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in December.

To learn more about the rest of the ThompsonGas team, the services they offer or the new retail showroom in Boonsboro, Md., visit

About ThompsonGas:

With headquarters in Hagerstown, Md., ThompsonGas is among the fastest growing propane companies in the country. Serving nearly 170,000 customers in 10 states, ThompsonGas is the 19th-largest retail propane operator in the U.S. ThompsonGas’ operations include the retail marketing, sale and distribution of propane to residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural customers. Today, ThompsonGas serves customers from more than 44 customer service centers throughout the country. ThompsonGas also operates a propane rail terminal in Baltimore that serves independent dealers and multi-state marketers in the Mid-Atlantic region. For more information, visit