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Heading off on Summer Vacation? Here’s 5 Tips That Will Ensure You Save Energy

Posted on Wed, Jul 24, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

We have one more week to go until August and time is running out for you to take that summer vacation you deserve. The children will soon be going back to school, the weather will be getting cooler and you'll be hunkering down for a few months in your house to stay warm.

If you’re heading out on a summer vacation before that all happens, then you’ll be getting a well-deserved rest. However, there are some things you’ll need to prepare before you leave, including planning your travel itinerary, purchasing travel insurance and packing your suitcase.

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Topics: Energy Savings

5 Energy Saving Tips in Your Home That Will Help You Save Money This Winter

Posted on Fri, Dec 07, 2018 @ 11:00 AM

With winter in full swing and the snow continuing to build up, you’ve probably had your heating on continuously for the past couple of months. With Ontario’s winter often lasting deep into April, your heating is likely to to be on for a while yet.

So, how exactly can your household cut down on its energy usage and save money on your bills each month. Budget Propane Ontario has listed five useful tips below: 

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Topics: Energy Savings

1-2-3 It’s Easy to Choose the Right Water Heater for Your Home or Cottage

Posted on Mon, Mar 19, 2018 @ 09:37 AM

Which type of water heater is right for your home or cottage? Water heaters are an essential home appliance that can have a huge impact on your lifestyle. Choosing the right type of water heater to use in your home affects more than just your monthly energy bill. Most of water heaters run either on electricity, oil, natural gas or propane. It is estimated that hot water heaters are the second largest drain on your home energy budget.

Everytime you wash your hands, take a hot shower, or use your dishwasher , you are using your home’s hot water heater. When compared to electric, oil or natural gas water tanks, propane water heaters offer many advantages.

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Topics: Water Heaters, Energy Savings

Save on Your 2017 Energy Bill With Propane

Posted on Wed, Jun 14, 2017 @ 07:37 AM

 Propane offers numerous benefits to both consumers and commercial users. Not only is it a exceptional energy source, it’s clean and non-toxic to the environment. It is also one of the most versatile fuels on the market and is abundantly available in Canada, being used for residential, industrial, construction, commercial, farm and recreational applications.

Save Money on Energy

Propane cost much less than electricity and oil. So far in 2017, propane costs have been 49% to 67% lower than oil and 156% to 204% less than electric resistant heat. Combine this with the fact that propane appliances are significantly more energy-efficient than electric or oil appliances, and you are sure to see a significant reduction in your monthly energy bill.

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Topics: Residential Propane Service, Benefits of Using Propane, Energy Savings

What Are the Benefits of Using Propane Heating Appliances?

Posted on Wed, Nov 23, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

So, we can all admit the cold has hit us and it looks like its here to stay for the next few months. Some of us love it, and some of us despise it, but we live in Ontario, so we might as well make the best of it and stay warm. For those of you who are using electricity to power your heating sources, this may be a worrisome time for you. The increase of electricity rates and change in peak times may make you feel as though you need to conserve your heating source and limit its use so your electricity bill doesn’t soar through the roof. Well, have you ever considered switching your heating appliances to propane? This way, you wont ever need to worry about peak times while heating your home.

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Topics: Budget Propane, Energy Savings, Propane Heaters

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