STRENGTH OF MEMBERSHIP
The Vermont Fuel Dealers Association is recognized by lawmakers, regulators, the public, and the media as the authority on heating fuel issues. Our members provide heating fuel or heating service to 3 out of every 4 homes in Vermont.
The Fuel Line Newsletter is distributed by email and fax to more than 1000 heating industry professionals every Friday morning. It provides practical, up-to-the minute information that members depend on to run their businesses.
VERMONT FUEL ONLINE
We are where Vermonters learn about heating fuel. More than 1000 visitors check out vermontfuel.com ever month. Members receive free advertising on the Find the Fuel Dealer page. Heating Service companies are listed on the Find a Heating Technician page.
Vermont Fuel members find vital information about taxes, pre-buy contracts, fuel assistance, propane laws, tank rules and other regulatory assistance documents on our Keys to Compliance website. Vermont Fuel members belong to the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA), a federation of 48 state and regional trade associations representing more than 8000 small businesses. PMAA provides critical representation in Washington, D.C. along with information on federal regulatory issues.
If you have a CDL or employ someone who does, you must be in a drug and alcohol testing program. The Vermont Fuel program (more information here) will keep you in compliance with federal and state laws. Vermont Fuel is also the place to go for CDL holders to get their hazmat endorsement (HME) or TWIC. Click here for more information.
Members receive significant discounts on training for heating technicians. The Vermont Fuel Tech Training program is recognized nationally and is required for heating technicians in Vermont. Click here for more information.
Vermont Fuel meetings and conferences provide an opportunity for members to network. The Vermont Fuel Conference in May is a great opportunity to relax after a long winter, reconnect with old friends, and gain valuable insight into the next heating season. The trade show features some of the most innovative products on the market for the oilheat and propane industry. The business sessions will be packed with vital information for your company.
The Vermont Fuel Dealers Association is a member focused trade organization providing a proactive and unified voice in Vermont for retail fuel companies and related service industries.
VFDA provides influence and guidance over legislative and regulatory issues while facilitating technical training, safety, and education programs important to energy businesses.