Winter News from Hocon Gas

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Leading the Way on Clean Energy in Connecticut

Why is this such a gamechanger? For years now, autogas made from conventional propane has been far more friendly to the environment and more affordable than gasoline or diesel fuel. It emits less carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and nitrogen/sulfur oxides. But autogas made from renewable propane burns even cleaner. That’s because renewable propane has a […]

All-Out Electrification: The Wrong Pathway

While climate change is an unprecedented challenge, many have been too quick to rush down the narrow path of accelerated, forced electrification as the only solution. Now, reality is starting to kick in. A few months ago, the companies who were supposed to build new windfarms in Connecticut to increase renewable energy supplies pulled out […]

Ask the Expert

Q: What advantages do propane water heaters offer? A: Propane water heaters have a longer life span and cost less to operate than electric water heaters. A 50-gallon propane water heater delivers the same amount of hot water as an 80-gallon electric unit. It heats your water much faster, reducing the chances you’ll run out! […]

Please Make Us Smile

If you’ve had a good experience with a Hocon team member, please share your feedback by going to the Customer Reviews page on our website. Here is just one of many reviews we’ve received that brought a smile to the faces of our team. “I recently switched to Hocon after a disappointing experience with our […]

A Salute to Long-Term Team Members

Since 1952, the ability to take care of our valued customers has only been possible because of the tireless efforts of our amazing employees. The team members featured in the articles below have been with us for 20+ years! We can’t thank them enough for their loyalty and for all the times they went out […]

Gail Curnyn

Customer service representative Works out of the Norwalk office Time with Hocon: 33 years If you get service from our Norwalk office, you already know Gail Curnyn —or at least recognize her voice. Gail has been answering our phones and assisting customers for 33 years! “I used to work in auto parts, but when my […]

Marie Chomicz

Office manager Works out of the Guilford office Time with Hocon: 22 years Marie Chomicz always hits the job running when she begins her workday. It’s the best way to keep up with all her responsibilities as the office manager at our Guilford branch. Marie, who joined our team in October 2000 as a customer […]

John Clark

Service manager Works out of the Waterbury office Time with Hocon: 23 years Jon Clark, a 23-year member of our team who has been our service manager in Waterbury for the past decade, starts his day by assigning service calls to our technicians. He then spreads out his time being available wherever he’s needed. “I […]

Joe Davis

Propane delivery driver Works out of the Norwalk office Time with Hocon: 25 years For the long-time propane delivery driver Joe Davis, June 2023 marked his 25th anniversary of employment with Hocon. He has always recognized that he serves as the face of the company and takes that job to heart. “You always treat customers […]

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