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Propane is a Versatile Energy Source for Every Room in Your House

Posted on Wed, Nov 18, 2020 @ 03:17 PM

Are you remodeling your home and considering propane? Or maybe you're planning a new build rural home or cottage and need to decide on your source of energy? One thing is for sure, propane offers home owners a range of benefits and for every room in your house!

Let's start with propane for heating.  A propane furnace or boiler provides the ultimate home comfort. Both with heat air to a higher initial temperature which means you get to your desired thermostat setting faster, plus it's easier to maintain at that level. In addition, propane heating is incredibly efficient and clean!

Next let's think about hot water for your kitchen, laundry and bathroom. Installing a high efficiency propane water heater or a propane tankless water heater will provide all the hot water you need and lower your energy bills.  With a high-efficiency propane storage tank water heater, you can save up to 16 percent in annual energy costs compared with electric models.

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Topics: Propane Appliances, About Propane

New to Propane Energy? Tips for Both Renters and Homeowners

Posted on Tue, Sep 01, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

With the average price of hydro significantly increasing over the past decade, it comes as no surprise that more and more people a making the switch to propane gas. However, there are many people who are still unsure what propane actually is and how it works.

In this blog, Budget Propane Ontario will take a look at what propane is and will explain some tips for first-time users, whether they are homeowners or renters of a property.

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Topics: About Propane

5 Questions to Ask When Buying a Propane-Powered Home in Ontario

Posted on Thu, Jul 09, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

When you're looking to buy a new home, asking the right questions is a huge part of making the right decision. So, what questions do you ask when looking at a home that is powered by residential propane

If you’re looking for a new home here in Central Ontario, you may have noticed that a lot of houses are located off the energy and water grid. This is true for many of the smaller municipalities that are located away from larger towns. 

As with most Canadians, you have probably used propane for firing up your barbecue or taking small canisters away with you on your camping trips. You probably haven’t, however, ever used propane to power your home. 

At first the idea of using propane to power your house can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, once you understand the benefits of using residential propane, it can soon become a major selling point.

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Topics: Benefits of Using Propane, About Propane

We’re Celebrating Propane Day - It’s a Worldwide Event!

Posted on Sun, Jun 07, 2020 @ 06:40 PM

Propane Day is being celebrated by our colleagues around the world who work in the propane industry including, The Canadian Propane Association and the World LPG Association.

We’d like to share some information from The Canadian Propane Association, about the difference that the propane industry makes in supplying an essential product and service in our communities.

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Topics: Community Events, About Propane

Key Considerations When Buying a House With Propane

Posted on Fri, Feb 21, 2020 @ 11:16 AM

Are you looking to move into a new house this year? Then you have probably looked into some alternative methods that will help you reduce costs and empower you to live a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle.

Residential propane can do just that, and is a huge selling point when buying a home in the 21st Century.

As a clean-burning, cost-effective and safe alternative energy source, propane will help you to save money on your monthly utility bills, significantly reduce your carbon footprint and improve your energy efficiency. These are all fantastic elements to keep in mind when purchasing your new home.

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Topics: About Propane

Looking to Buy a Generator For Your Home? Here’s 4 Questions You Should Ask

Posted on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

A recent study from Climate Central, titled Blackout: Extreme Weather, Climate Change and Power Outages, has claimed that climate change is causing an increase in extreme weather and is the leading cause of large-scale power outages across North America.

The research found a tenfold increase in major power outages (those affecting more than 50,000 customers), between the mid-1980s and 2012.

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Topics: About Propane

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