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Propane: A Clean and Low Emission Fuel Option

Posted on Mon, Jul 17, 2023 @ 10:16 AM

Propane is quickly becoming one of the most popular clean energy sources, thanks to its low emission fuel capabilities. This fuel option is considered an excellent choice for reducing emissions and helping to protect the environment. In this blog post, we will discuss the important role propane plays in lowering emissions and how it can be a viable energy solution for many.

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Topics: Benefits of Using Propane, Environmental Advantages of Propane, Propane Benefits, About Propane

Quick Facts About Propane Tank Installations

Posted on Thu, Feb 23, 2023 @ 01:46 PM

While it doesn't feel like it on some days, we are heading toward spring, and for anyone building a new cottage, renovating a cottage or converting a home from oil or wood to propane, winter can be full of planning activities for spring construction.

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Topics: Installation, About Propane

What is propane gas?

Posted on Thu, Sep 01, 2022 @ 12:15 PM

Today, let's look at what propane is and a bit of history about this important source of energy. 

"Propane is an efficient and portable fuel composed of carbon and hydrogen atoms – chemical symbol C3H8 – that is a derivative of natural gas processing and oil refining." [source: CPA]

Propane is often referred to as LPG or liquified petroleum gas. It is a gas that is compressed and stored as a liquid. Propane is nontoxic, colourless and virtually odourless - so an identifying odour is added in so that it can be easily detected.

Did you know that propane produces 43% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than using an equivalent amount of electricity generated from the grid?

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Topics: About Propane

Propane Tips: Prepare Your Home for Fall & Winter

Posted on Thu, Sep 16, 2021 @ 01:48 PM

The official start of the fall season is fast approaching. And that means getting your home or cottage ready for the colder weather. It's much more pleasant to get your property prepared while the weather is warm and it's great to be outside.

It’s likely we have several months before the snow begins to arrive, but the colder temperatures and higher demand for energy in the fall are a good reminder that we should now start preparing our propane appliances for the season ahead.

To help you prepare your home for colder weather and to ensure you save money through the efficient use of propane, here are a few tips that you can take:

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Topics: About Propane

Why is Propane Energy a Better Choice?

Posted on Mon, Jul 05, 2021 @ 07:40 AM

Although Canadians have been using propane for years for heating, grilling, and other applications, the global emphasis on clean fuels has reignited interest in making propane the fossil fuel of choice. But while you may have heard propane being an important alternative fuel, many Canadians don’t know very much about what propane actually is or why it’s so great. Let’s take a closer look at both of these questions:

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Topics: About Propane

Important Considerations When Buying a House With Propane

Posted on Mon, Jun 14, 2021 @ 10:13 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

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