EnergyLink Blog

The Banning of R22 Freon Refrigerant in 2020

As a homeowner, you rely heavily on your central air conditioning systems in the hot summer months. But, did you know that the refrigerant running in older AC system will be going away very soon?  Here is what you need to know about the banning of R22 refrigerant...

Electric Pricing

Shopping for electric pricing can be confusing. How do you know you’re getting a good price? Does this price include everything? Is Gross Receipt Tax (GRT) included in the price? You, the consumer, should have the answers to these questions before signing your account...

The History of Home Heating Systems

Since the beginning of human history, people have found ways to keep themselves warm and safe in cold weather conditions. But, we haven’t always had the convenience of heating systems that run on natural gas, propane, oil, or electricity. Here’s an interesting history...

What Factors Can Cause Natural Gas Prices to Increase?

Over the past couple of years, many have focused on how the polar vortex phenomenon affects energy prices. The term “polar vortex” has been used so often that many have forgotten that there are other natural occurrences and elements that affect natural gas market...

What Happens When My Contract with UGI EnergyLink Ends?

Too often we get asked this question from customers who’ve felt “burned” by another energy company who signed them up for a short introductory period at a great price, and then very conveniently let them move into a variable rate that quickly skyrocketed.  Here at UGI...

The Advantages to the UGI EnergyLink Winter Lock Program

UGI EnergyLink offers a Winter Lock program to those who are in a month to month (variable) program at the beginning of autumn.  Month to month pricing can offer you great rates most of the year, but when market prices rise in the winter, it’s a great option to be...

Energy Features to Look for When Buying a Home

Energy-efficient homes are increasing in popularity as homeowners become more interested in sustainability and environmentally-friendly lifestyles. Among the characteristics current homebuyers are looking for in a home, energy efficiency is at the top of the list. So,...

Preparing Your HVAC Unit for Spring

Despite the snow and ice still in the forecast, spring is just around the corner. Like most homeowners, you likely haven’t used your air conditioner since the end of last summer. Since your air conditioner hasn’t run in a few months, you’ll want to take a few steps to...

Are you Making These 3 Costly Energy Mistakes?

For many businesses, the process for buying energy has become routine. When your current agreement nears its expiration date, you sign a new contract and agree to the terms and price provided by your energy company. But when falling into this energy-buying pattern,...