It’s easy to forget about heating your home or business while enjoying warm and beautiful Michigan weather, but planning ahead for the upcoming heating season is always a good idea. Crystal Flash’s Price Protection Programs (PPP) for propane are designed to help customers minimize the effects of unpredictable fuel markets. The following are a few benefits of our PPP that you should know about.
Benefit 1: CF’s PPP Provides Security
Record-breaking inflation. Supply chain challenges. Fears of a global recession. Soaring energy prices. You don’t have to go any further than the corner grocery store or gas station to feel the uncertainty that surrounds us. Rest easy, with our Fixed Price program, you now know exactly how much you’ll be paying for propane all heating season long, no matter what happens in the markets, both here and abroad.
Benefit 2: CF’s PPP Offers Flexibility
Maybe you prefer to choose the rock-solid security of our Fixed Price program. Perhaps you’d like to Pre-Buy a number of gallons to take advantage of an extra discount. There’s even an option to let the rise/fall of the market dictate what you’ll pay with our Market Rate program. No matter which path you prefer, CF’s PPP offers freedom of choice.
Benefit 3: CF’s PPP Delivers Value & Savings
From 2009 to 2022, customers on CF’s PPP saved an average of 17¢ per gallon of propane vs. the statewide average*. That’s a savings of $170/year for a 1,000-gallon user. Over the past decade, and more recently, the savings are even more substantial. During the Polar Vortex season of 2013-2014, when propane prices surged across Michigan, customers enrolled in Crystal Flash’s PPP saved more than 65¢ per gallon on average. That’s hundreds of dollars in most cases.
*Source: Michigan Public Service Commission SHOPP Data, 2009-2022
Benefit 4: CF’s PPP Features Easy Enrollment
Nobody likes pouring over pages and pages of forms and contracts. Watch for the fine print. Where do I sign? What’s the deadline to mail this back in, again? Nope. We’ve nixed all of that. With CF’s Auto-Enrollment, your price protection plan is “set it and forget it”. If you are satisfied with your current program selection, no action is needed, we’ll automatically sign you up for the same program each year until you tell us otherwise.
Benefit 5: CF’s PPP is 100% Free (Zero Enrollment Fees!)
After reading those other benefits, you’re probably looking for “the catch”. Well, we may have saved the best for last. While other providers may offer their version of price protection programs, oftentimes they involve limited (or no) choices, enrollment fees, lock-in fees, activation fees, multi-year contracts, or other related hidden fees. Yuck! You won’t find those enrollment-type fees with CF’s PPP.
Learn more about our Price Protection Programs by logging into your account at my.crystalflash.com. Have questions? Give our team a call at 800.875.4851 and we’ll be happy to walk you through the process.