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    Spotlight on the Shymansky Institute

    Last updated 1 day 23 hours ago

    At SMO, it is our goal to go the extra mile by delivering superior products, services, and customer service throughout Maryland. To this end, we ensure that our technicians have access to the latest training and information in the field of energy supply. The Shymansky Institute, located at the SMO headquarters in La Plata, MD, offers our technicians state-certified training in fields that include propane, oil, and HVAC installation and maintenance. Furthermore, the Shymansky Institute is affiliated with the College of Southern Maryland, which allows local students to take part in the Institute’s advanced training programs as well. Each year, SMO technicians undergo more than 3,000 hours of internal training to ensure they can provide fast, efficient, and safe service to our customers. The Shymansky Institute also offers technicians the opportunity to earn their Gasfitter’s License, WSSC License, Journeyman’s License, and Master’s License.

    You can find out more about SMO Energy and our dedication to providing service that’s above and beyond expectations by calling (301) 880-0616. We offer propane and oil delivery in addition to green energy solutions, HVAC services, and 24/7 emergency service throughout Southern Maryland. Check us out on the web for a full list of our services.

    "Your driver took the extra step to make his visit personable. I am a happy customer."

    Last updated 7 days ago

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    • “Mr. Gil Freeman was the perfect driver. He even called on his way to make sure my furnace was cut off before delivering the product. I am thankful for your quick response and kindness. During this time of year I know you are all swamped with calls and everyone is just as important as the other. Your driver took the extra step to make... More

      Lori R.

    "I feel the customer service I received was exceptional"

    Last updated 12 days ago

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    • “I help my 90 year old mother stay in her home. I found she had no heat yesterday evening. The technician Teddy Kaminski took the house call. It seems my mother was out of oil. This gentleman was not only patient with my mother but called me and explained the problem and the best way for my mother to deal with an aging furnace. Please... More

      Donna F.

    The Link Between Indoor Air Quality and Your Child's Health

    Last updated 12 days ago

    One of the biggest threats to your child’s health is poor indoor air quality. Household cleaners, animal dander, appliance exhaust gases, and other common household materials can all contribute to indoor air quality that is worse than some of the most polluted cities in America. Here is a look at how indoor air pollution affects your child’s health.

    Immediate Side Effects

    There are numerous products and materials that can lower the air quality inside your home, but household cleaning chemicals are some of the worst for your child’s health. A lot of cleaning chemicals release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can cause immediate side effects like headaches, nausea, and irritated eyes and sinuses. These VOCs are especially harmful to young children and babies, who are near the ground where heavy contaminants hang in the air. Contact your HVAC maintenance company to learn about products that can improve your indoor air quality and protect your entire family’s health.

    Long-Term Complications

    Prolonged exposure to indoor pollution, even small amounts, can lead to serious long-term health complications. Children who grow up breathing VOCs and other indoor air pollutants can develop nosebleeds, asthma, visual disorders, and memory impairment. Some of the common indoor air pollutants found inside homes are suspected of causing, or are known to cause, cancer in humans.

    If you want to improve the air quality inside your home, contact SMO Energy. In addition to being one of the leading energy providers in Maryland, we also offer a wide selection of products and services that are aimed at improving indoor air quality. To learn more, visit our website or call us at (301) 880-0616. 

    "You got the delivery out to me the next day and I am so happy with all of your work."

    Last updated 16 days ago

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    • Jennifer Bohner helped me yesterday when I came into your Maple Avenue office. I was out of oil and needed a delivery ASAP. You got the delivery out to me the next day and I am so happy with all of your work, especially Jennifer Bohner’s work. 

      Dale R.

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