Press Releaseshttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases9402c0a8-00a4-42a1-920b-acb41b80f75bhttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2015/02/25/Tackling-Home-Improvement-Projects-this-Winter-Fuel--Efficient-Water-Heaters-Can-Save-You-a-BundleTackling Home Improvement Projects this Winter? Fuel- Efficient Water Heaters Can Save You a BundleHas your water heater reached the end of its intended use? Do you have a water heater to add to your winter home improvement project list? If so, making choices on a new hot water heater that can save energy, water and cost is the smart way to go.2015-02-25T10:56:00-06:00c69435d8-766d-48a6-b86d-de087291c661http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2015/02/25/Blossman-Gas-Inc-Acquires-Virginia-Based-Dixie-GasBlossman Gas Inc. Acquires Virginia-Based Dixie GasBlossman Gas announces its fifth acquisition in 2014 with the purchase of Dixie Gas, in Chesterfield, VA.2015-02-25T10:35:00-06:00bc8cbc26-1ecf-420c-873e-05027b84c9afhttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/12/08/Smart-Energy-Saving-Holiday-Gift-Giving---Receive-tax-credits-and-rebates-on-installation-of-energy-saving-appliances-before-end-of-yearSmart Energy Saving Holiday Gift Giving - Receive tax credits and rebates on installation of energy-saving appliances before end of yearHaven’t found the perfect gift this holiday season? Before you hand over your credit card for something that will be forgotten the next day, have you considered giving a sustainable, American-produced, energy efficient gift that can help you to simplify, is safe, and can save you money? While that may seem like a long list, propane actually meets all of those criteria. According to the Propane Research & Education Council (PERC), more than eight million homes in America utilize propane as an advanced energy source. Not only for home heating, propane is used by many household appliances that could be great for gifting this holiday season.2014-12-08T13:16:00-06:00e6a8795a-d7c6-4c71-b8d2-beb89a56d79ehttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/09/24/Prepare-for-Cold-Weather-Ahead---10-Top-Energy-Saving-Tips-from-Blossman-Gas-Help-You-Stay-WarmPrepare for Cold Weather Ahead - 10 Top Energy Saving Tips from Blossman Gas Help You Stay WarmBlossman Propane Gas, Appliance & Service is providing 10 Top Energy Saving Tips consumers should know during the cold weather season. One of the key benefits of propane is that it doesn’t degrade or go bad like other fuels, making it safe and easy to store during the winter months.2014-09-24T12:59:00-05:00664b7456-587a-4559-b2e4-caaf83783bfbhttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/09/22/Blossman-BBQ--Country-Fest-Benefitting-Meals-on-Wheels-Celebrates-Grand-Re-Opening-of-Asheville-BranchBlossman BBQ & Country Fest Benefitting Meals on Wheels Celebrates Grand-Re-Opening of Asheville BranchBlossman BBQ & Country Fest - the Grand Re-Opening of Asheville’s Blossman Gas branch will take place on Saturday, October 18 from 12:00-5:00PM at 170 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville.2014-09-22T13:27:00-05:00ebf63a62-0d10-4069-9b2d-e7e39fce5934http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/07/29/Grilling-Tips-for-Perfect-Outdoor-Grilling-Every-day-Every-time-From-Blossman-Gas-and-the-Propane-Education--Research-Council-PERCGrilling Tips for Perfect Outdoor Grilling, Every day, Every time, From Blossman Gas and the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)Blossman Gas, Appliance & Service wishes to share the TOP 10 Grilling Tips from the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC).2014-07-29T10:13:00-05:00590c6b97-94cd-46cf-b1bc-3895e9d30ca8http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/07/29/Ed-Hoffman-Named-President-of-Blossman-Services-IncEd Hoffman Named President of Blossman Services IncEd Hoffman was recently announced as President of Blossman Services, Inc., a subsidiary of The Blossman Companies. Ed has over 23 years’ experience in the automotive and fleet operations, sales and management arena. His experience includes management roles in service, parts, fleet leasing, sales and marketing. He has relevant experience in light, medium, and heavy duty truck classes.2014-07-29T09:58:00-05:00ddb1649b-f299-489f-ad84-1b08979fa473http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/06/17/Blossman-Launches-Safety-Public-Service-Announcements-in-Collaboration-with-the-Propane-Education--Research-Council-PERCBlossman Launches Safety Public Service Announcements in Collaboration with the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)In collaboration with The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) Blossman Gas recently launched two 30 second public service announcements for the radio on the subject of Propane Safety When Preparing your RV for a Road Trip and Safety Tips for Relighting Your Grill.2014-06-17T14:10:00-05:0069abf76a-1f12-4f50-83d2-a6de13a23c46http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/06/13/Preparing-for-Power-Outages-during-Hurricane-Season---Four-Important-Safety-Measures-for-Generator-UsePreparing for Power Outages during Hurricane Season - Four Important Safety Measures for Generator UseTaking the right precautions and planning ahead is especially important this year as families think about how to mitigate the damage of a hurricane affecting their home. An ideal way for homeowners to prepare for a power outage is to install a standby generator system.2014-06-13T10:35:00-05:0097f19436-b0d7-4cb0-8830-cea1416f35behttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/06/13/Propane-Powered-Lawn-Mowers-Takes-the-Industry-by-Storm-Blossman-Services-Inc-Small-Engine-Division-Announces-Manufacturing-of-EPA-Certified-Mowing-Conversion-KitsPropane Powered Lawn Mowers Takes the Industry by Storm Blossman Services, Inc. Small Engine Division Announces Manufacturing of EPA Certified Mowing Conversion KitsBlossman Services, Inc. (BSI) announces that its Small Engine Division is designing and manufacturing an engine-specific propane gas mower conversion kit that will meet EPA certifications standards. Available for purchase in early spring, 2014, the Blossman Propane Mower Conversion Kit will provide cost savings and a high quality conversion kit to landscape contractors and mowing industry. 2014-06-13T08:40:00-05:003dd45b00-6e39-4db6-87d9-73d83262cefchttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/05/05/Prepare-for-Upcoming-Outdoor-Living-Season-and-Grilling-Season-Why-a-Propane-Gas-Safety-Check-is-Important-Prepare for Upcoming Outdoor Living Season and Grilling Season. Why a Propane Gas Safety Check is Important Not long ago, an outdoor cooking area consisted of a portable grill and a picnic table. Today, more and more homeowners are stepping up their game, with some creating elaborate alfresco built-in kitchens, while others opt for grills with an abundance of new prep and cooking features. What do all of these have in common? Propane. As warmer weather approaches, now is the time to do your Propane Gas Safety Check on your propane equipment associated with outdoor living. 2014-05-05T14:31:00-05:00c1be2017-c6f2-4db5-aff0-c8d2eebf9d67http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/05/05/Four-Smart-Tips-for-Outdoor-Living-UpgradesFour Smart Tips for Outdoor Living UpgradesPropane appliances such as grills, patio heaters, fire pits, and outdoor lights are great ways to help you maximize enjoyment of your outdoor living area while providing a safe source of warmth, ambience, and — of course — burgers! Because many of these appliances are portable and available in a range of sizes and prices, you can customize your outdoor space to fit your style, needs, and budget. 2014-05-05T14:08:00-05:00d471d879-951a-4680-afa2-53f509b3bf4ehttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/05/05/Blossman-Gas-Acquires-Palmetto-Gas-in-Hilton-Head-SC-and-Ankney-Propane-Plus-based-in-Ocala-FloridaBlossman Gas Acquires Palmetto Gas in Hilton Head, SC and Ankney Propane Plus based in Ocala, FloridaBlossman Gas, Appliance and Service based in Ocean Springs, MS purchased the assets of Palmetto Gas located in Ridgeland, South Carolina on January 31st. Palmetto Gas’ 2800 customers will be integrated into Blossman’s current customer base of 135,000. “We are very excited about this acquisition,” said Stuart Weidie, President and CEO of Blossman Gas. “We‘re pleased that Palmetto’s owner Jim Dixon and his team are joining Blossman. The Hilton Head, South Carolina area is a thriving market affording us numerous opportunities for growth and our two companies share many core beliefs regarding providing superior service to customers.” adds Weidie. “This acquisition fits well with Blossman’s strategy to grow both organically and through the purchase of outstanding propane companies.“2014-05-05T13:58:00-05:00333e98bf-ea18-4bf2-9384-19203ad7d758http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/02/13/Propane-Powered-Lawn-Mowers-Takes-the-Industry-by-Storm-Blossman-Services-Inc-Small-Engine-Division-Announces-Manufacturing-of-EPA-Certified-Mowing-Conversion-KitsPropane Powered Lawn Mowers Takes the Industry by Storm Blossman Services, Inc. Small Engine Division Announces Manufacturing of EPA Certified Mowing Conversion KitsBlossman Services, Inc. (BSI) announces that its Small Engine Division is designing and manufacturing an engine-specific propane gas mower conversion kit that will meet EPA certifications standards. Available for purchase on April 1, the Blossman Propane Mower Conversion Kit will provide cost savings and a high quality conversion kit to landscape contractors and mowing industry.2014-02-13T17:04:00-06:009a18d4cd-c686-4e1b-9057-e98106140b84http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/02/11/Blossman-Gas-Helps-to-Keep-Mississippi-Residents-Warm-with-Contribution-to-States-LIHEAPBlossman Gas Helps to Keep Mississippi Residents Warm with Contribution to State's LIHEAPBlossman Propane Gas, Appliance and Service based in Ocean Springs has donated $50,000 to Mississippi’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program, according to a company news release. In total, Blossman Gas contributed $200,000 to four states experiencing the greatest heating shortages.2014-02-11T08:23:00-06:000257119b-6e39-43ad-90ad-6939c99e780fhttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/02/10/Blossman-Donates-Helps-to-Keep-Georgia-Residents-Warm-with-Contribution-to-States-Low-Income-Home-Energy-Assistance-ProgramBlossman Donates Helps to Keep Georgia Residents Warm with Contribution to State's Low Income Home Energy Assistance ProgramBlossman Propane Gas, Appliance and Service based in Ocean Springs, MS, providing comfort to families throughout the Southeast U.S. for more than 60 years, has donated $50,000 to the State of Georgia’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). In total, Blossman Gas contributed $200,000 to four states experiencing the greatest heating shortages. 2014-02-10T17:16:00-06:008945a021-6026-4010-8103-f2e82214d5d7http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/02/10/Blossman-Gas-Helps-to-Keep-Alabama-Residents-Warm-with-Contribution-to-States-Low-Income-Home-Energy-Assistance-ProgramBlossman Gas Helps to Keep Alabama Residents Warm with Contribution to State's Low Income Home Energy Assistance ProgramBlossman Propane Gas, Appliance and Service based in Ocean Springs, MS, providing comfort to families throughout the Southeast U.S. for more than 60 years, has donated $50,000 to the State of Alabamas’s Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). In total, Blossman Gas contributed $200,000 to four states experiencing the greatest heating shortages.2014-02-10T17:13:00-06:00c873280c-5cb2-49b2-a439-46ea24d214d5http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/02/10/Blossman-Gas-Helps-to-Keep-Residents-Warm-with-Contribution-to-Five-North-Carolina-County%E2%80%99s-Low-Income-Energy-Assistance-ProgramsBlossman Gas Helps to Keep Residents Warm with Contribution to Five North Carolina County’s Low Income Energy Assistance ProgramsBlossman Propane Gas, Appliance and Service based in Ocean Springs, MS, providing comfort to families throughout the Southeast U.S. for more than 60 years, has donated $50,000 in total to Swain, Avery, Haywood and Jackson County Departments of Social Services and to Eblen Charities in Buncombe County, earmarked for their Low Income Energy Assistance Programs (LIEAP).2014-02-10T14:55:00-06:00d48f1df0-5967-430d-a7fb-3c0176e1d041http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/02/02/Propane-Fire-Pits-Hit-a-Home-Run-for-Summer-Outdoor-LivingPropane Fire Pits Hit a Home Run for Summer Outdoor LivingCustomers of Blossman Gas are shopping for lifestyle products to make their homes more visually appealing and comfortable. Or, perhaps customers are visiting their local showroom because they’re interested in fire pits or high-end grills to enhance their outdoor rooms. The outdoor room is a relatively new concept that stems from the Great Recession, forcing many Americans to cut spending on luxuries like vacations. Even the wealthiest homeowners cut back, but many shifted their spending to other areas – including their backyards. Outdoor living spaces can add just as much to a home's overall comfort and resale value as its indoor features. 2014-02-02T17:43:00-06:00f5464a86-cc64-4caf-90a8-576c6e9794f7http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/01/28/PROPANE-SAFETY-7-Reasons-to-Get-a-Propane-Generator-before-the-Next-Big-StormPROPANE SAFETY: 7 Reasons to Get a Propane Generator before the Next Big StormGenerators continue to be hot sales items in areas prone to weather- or capacity- related outages. Winter storms caused $1.9 billion in insured losses in 2013, up dramatically from $38 million in 2012.2014-01-28T17:07:00-06:003cd5cfc9-326d-4bdf-82b4-adfe96e4e6bahttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/01/23/10-Top-Energy-Saving-Tips-from-Blossman-Gas-Help-Consumers-Stay-Warm-and-Informed-during-Cold-Weather-Snaps10 Top Energy Saving Tips from Blossman Gas Help Consumers Stay Warm and Informed during Cold Weather SnapsBlossman Propane Gas, Appliance & Service is providing Energy Saving Tips consumers should know during the cold weather season. One of the key benefits of propane is that it doesn’t degrade or go bad like other fuels, making it safe and easy to store during the winter months.2014-01-23T17:26:00-06:007e4cb5fb-81b1-4da9-89d9-9a24a76030bchttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2014/01/03/Prepare-for-Summer-Outdoor-Living-A-longtime-patio-companion-clean-propane-turns-backyards-into-outdoor-roomsPrepare for Summer Outdoor Living: A longtime patio companion, clean propane turns backyards into outdoor rooms.Outdoor living spaces can add just as much to a home's overall comfort and resale value as its indoor features. No longer just a deck and a floodlight, a comfortable and fully functional outdoor living area today includes an array of kitchen appliances, pools and spas, sophisticated lighting, and radiant heat.2014-01-03T17:54:00-06:008575731e-045a-46e5-8b5a-9c734d1e8f18http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2013/12/04/Propane-is-a-True-Green-Energy-Source-for-Your-HomePropane is a True Green Energy Source for Your HomeStudies from organizations including the Environmental Protection Agency reveal that propane is an attractive option for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in nearly any application. Propane gives off less than half as many greenhouse gas emissions as using an equivalent amount of electricity generated from the U.S. grid. It is a low-carbon alternative fuel that produces significantly fewer greenhouse gas emissions than diesel and gasoline in a wide range of engine applications.2013-12-04T18:00:00-06:00cb435e9c-6b97-41a1-acd4-d28bdf0b6a3ahttp://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2013/12/03/Enjoy-Cost-Savings-by-Utilizing-Propane-in-Your-Next-Remodeling-Job-or-New-HomeEnjoy Cost Savings by Utilizing Propane in Your Next Remodeling Job or New HomePropane's versatility and portability make it an ideal fuel source for homes. Homeowners use propane primarily as a heating source, but there are many other uses for your home, including water heating, pool and spa heating, clothes drying, cooking, mowers, fireplaces, backup power generation and more.2013-12-03T17:19:00-06:007350de14-acb4-4301-90a0-5082416d5c27http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2013/12/02/Tight-Budgets-Economical-Home-Remodels-and-Green-Inclinations-Drive-Propane-Home-Comfort-IndustryTight Budgets, Economical Home Remodels and Green Inclinations Drive Propane Home Comfort IndustryFamilies across America are seeking the versatility and energy- efficient warmth of propane when considering a new home or remodeling project. Propane's versatility and portability make it an ideal fuel source for homes. Currently, homeowners use propane primarily as a heating source, but there are many other uses for the home, including water heating, pool and spa heating, clothes drying, cooking, mowers, fireplaces, backup power generation and more.2013-12-02T17:33:00-06:009f7ec39f-19cf-4ff2-b163-299bad13d9d5http://blossmangas.com/Company/News/Press-Releases/2013/11/21/Importance-of-Preparing-for-Power-Outages-from-Winter-Storms-Tips-on-Using-Standby-GeneratorsImportance of Preparing for Power Outages from Winter Storms: Tips on Using Standby GeneratorsHeavy snow, extreme cold, sleet and ice, and near-blinding blizzards may all be part of winter, but being unprepared for them shouldn’t be. Winter storms can cause extended power outages and hazardous travel conditions. Access to fuel and emergency and medical services may be limited once a severe storm hits a region.2013-11-21T17:48:00-06:00