Ontario Propane Blog

Is Propane a Better Choice Than Oil For Heating?

Posted on Thu, Jan 06, 2022 @ 06:33 PM

Have you recently bought a rural property or cottage and are thinking about alternative energy sources? Or maybe you've decided that this year it's time to update your furnace to increase efficiency.

Many residential home heating alternatives are much more effective, efficient, and environmentally friendly than oil and propane is at the forefront of these alternatives.

If your heating system using fuel oil to heat your home or cottage, it may be time to switch to propane so that you can start taking advantage of all the benefits propane heating has to offer.

Let's look at some common questions that home owners have about residential energy sources.

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Topics: Benefits of Using Propane, Environmental Advantages of Propane, Switch From Oil to Propane

6 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Bills in Ontario This Summer

Posted on Thu, Aug 12, 2021 @ 11:30 AM

Summer is a time of joy for many Canadians, but many will be thinking about how to cut down on those expensive energy bills that creep up in the summer months.

With the air conditioning cranked on most days and children staying at home and playing on their electronic devices all day, those monthly energy bills are bound to rise. However, with a few simple steps, you can bring those costs down.

In this blog, Budget Propane Ontario, lists six simple tips that will help you save money on those expensive energy bills this summer:

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Topics: Benefits of Using Propane, Energy Savings

Take Advantage of Smart Technology to Monitor Your Propane Tank

Posted on Sun, Nov 15, 2020 @ 08:06 PM

Our Propane Tank Monitoring System automates the re-order process for propane deliveries to homes and cottages. This system not only ensures you get the right amount of propane when you need it, it gives you peace-of-mind and optimizes your deliveries.

The Propane Tank Monitor will alert us when your propane levels are at a custom set-point so that we can come and re-fill your tanks, ensuring that you never run short of propane.

Our remote monitoring system will also keep you informed about your current supply level, by sending out weekly notifications by email. 

So how does it work?

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Topics: Benefits of Using Propane, Switch to Propane, Propane Tanks & Cylinders

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

Looking to Save Money When Cooking? 6 Advantages of Using a Propane Stove

Posted on Fri, Jan 18, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

With energy bills rising across Ontario homeowners are looking for new ways to save on their monthly expenditure and keep an extra bit of cash for themselves - making the switch to propane can make that happen.

By making a simple switch to propane, your household will find that it can save money, become more environmentally friendly and become safer. With propane becoming more popular among restaurant owners, perhaps it’s time your household makes the switch too. 

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Topics: Benefits of Using Propane

The Environmental Benefits of Using Propane as a Source of Energy

Posted on Wed, Feb 28, 2018 @ 09:44 AM

Looking for a clean, environmentally beneficial fuel for your home or business? Propane is a safe, non-toxic, clean-burning fuel that is a great source of energy.  Choosing to use propane can help you reduce your heating and hot water bills since propane water heaters can be twice as efficient as electric models.

Propane has a low carbon content, producing minimal emissions, and is therefore safer for the environment than other fuels. Air pollutants are one of the most serious environmental problems in the world, and choosing a fuel option that helps to reduce air pollutants will reduce the negative effects on the quality of ecosystems worldwide.

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Topics: Benefits of Using Propane

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