Our Company

Lipton Energy has been the leading heating oil and gas supplier in the Berkshires since 1910. Being a local, family-owned business means we care as much about our community as our customers do. We have seen Berkshire County through major changes in fuel supplies and weather conditions with excellent customer service because we are passionate about providing the very best customer care. After all, we’re neighbors.

Your Local Home Comfort Experts

At Lipton Energy, we can easily say that we are truly your local full-service energy provider. Over the years, we have expanded our offerings to keep up with advancements in the industry and meet our customers’ growing home comfort needs. While our heating, air conditioning, and fuel delivery services have grown, one thing remains the same: our commitment to high-level customer service.

Our fuel oil customers take advantage of reliable home heating oil delivery, competitive heating oil prices, and flexible fuel payment options. You can trust Lipton Energy for the best HVAC installation and maintenance service for your most valuable heating and cooling equipment. Our highly trained service technicians, delivery drivers, and office team are dedicated to professional around-the-clock customer service. Not to mention, customers can find the friendly, affordable service of Lipton Energy on the road at various LiptonMart Stores across the Western Massachusetts region. These are just a few the ways Lipton Energy serves the greater Berkshire County community.

Find out what sets Lipton Energy apart from the rest. Contact us to become a customer or to schedule your next service request.

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Pittsfield Ironworks & Coal Supply founded by Samuel Lipton

1910
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Simon Lipton starts with the company as the 2nd generation along with brothers Leon, Bill & Richard

1930s
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Lipton Oil starts right after WWII

1946
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Company purchases first gas stations

1954
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Leonard Lipton starts with the company as the 3rd generation

1958
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Sanford Lipton starts with the company as the 3rd generation

1963
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Pittsfield Ironworks changes name to Lipton Steel

1960s
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Lipton Tire started

1960s
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Dennis Koch hired

1973
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Leonard & Sanford Lipton take over the company’s oil/gas business & split off from Lipton Steel

1979
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The oil business is renamed Lipton Energy

1980
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Dennis Koch named General Manager Lipton Inc

1981
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Started converting the company’s existing gas stations to convenience stores naming them LiptonMart Stores

1982
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Peter Lipton starts with the company as the 4th generation

1995
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Started using PAMS software by EDS

1995
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Lipton Inc acquires Agway Energy Products Berkshire County business

1996
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Aaron Clark hired from Agway Energy Products

1996
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Michael Lipton starts with the company as the 4th generation

1998
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Conversion of the company’s Great Barrington, MA site from a service station to convenience store

2001
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Lipton Inc purchases a convenience store in Lenox, MA from ExxonMobil bringing its store count to 7

2006
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Started using PowerStore software by ADD Systems

2006
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Leonard Lipton retires after 50 years

2008
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Sanford Lipton named President of Lipton Inc

2008
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Michael Lipton named Vice President of Lipton Inc

2008
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Implemented scanning at LiptonMart Convenience Stores

2009
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Lipton Inc acquires 3 Fleming Food Marts bringing it’s store count to 10 & expanding into Greenfield, MA & Brattleboro, VT

2012
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Lipton Inc acquires 3 beer & wine permits, a Dunkin Donuts & 2 Subway franchises

2012
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Construction of the company’s first Ryko car wash

2012
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Started using EStore & Atlas software by ADD Systems

2013
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Moved the company’s server over to the cloud with ADD Systems

2013
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Great Barrington, MA store remodel completed with the addition of the 3rd company operated Subway

2014
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4th Beer & wine permit purchased for 460 South St LiptonMart in Pittsfield

2014
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Lipton Energy starts servicing & installing natural gas systems

2017
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5th Beer & wine permit purchased for 580 North St LiptonMart in Pittsfield

2018