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Winter Outdoor Living with Propane Energy

Posted on Fri, Jan 27, 2023 @ 12:15 AM

Propane offers a range of energy efficiency and environmental benefits, but one benefit in particular, its "easy storage and portability" makes propane the top choice for all sorts of winter outdoor uses, such as: back-up generators, fireplaces, fire tables, spa /hot tubs, ice fishing huts, and saunas.

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Topics: Propane Appliances

What Makes Propane the Best Choice for Standby Power?

Posted on Wed, Sep 07, 2022 @ 12:59 PM

Have you heard about the term 'climate resilient homes'? According to the CRH, "a climate resilient home is one that is better able to cope with climate change events, storms, floods, heatwaves, extreme cold, and saves money, reduces damages and keeps us comfortable and safe."

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Topics: Propane Appliances

How Does a Propane Refrigerator Work?

Posted on Mon, Aug 15, 2022 @ 01:31 PM

For people in remote locations or those wishing to embrace an off-grid lifestyle, a propane refrigerator is a great option. You won't have to worry about electric power outages or fluctuations in your alternative energy power source, causing your refrigerator to turn off and spoil food. In addition, propane refrigerators are popular with RV owners, campers, tiny home owners, fishing camps, wilderness resorts and more...

A propane refrigerator works by a unique process called absorption refrigeration.

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Topics: Propane Appliances

Benefits of Installing a Propane Heated Water Tank

Posted on Wed, Jul 20, 2022 @ 12:36 PM

It's one of those household appliances that we don't think about too much, but your water tank is a behind the scenes workhorse. Hot on-demand water is routinely available in our day to day lives, and having it instantly ready for washing up, bathing, and washing clothes is essential.

But, with more and more households under financial pressure with increasing energy costs and general inflation, the operating efficiency of your water heater is key to reducing costs.

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Topics: Water Heaters, Propane Appliances

3 Ways Propane Enhances Your Outdoor Living Space

Posted on Wed, Jun 29, 2022 @ 04:00 PM

The last few years has brought home the importance of outdoor living space for many people. Staycations can mean having a holiday at a local resort or renting a cottage - but families are also opting to have a vacation at home, and this means fixing up the backyard to create a resort like environment.

Expanding the patio, installing a fire pit, putting in a pool or spa, building an outdoor kitchen or fireplace, are some of the popular upgrades.

When you start thinking about improvements remember that the benefits of propane don't end at the front door. With propane, you can transform any outdoor space into a welcoming environment used throughout the seasons.

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Topics: Propane Appliances, Propane Fire Pits

Safety Tips for Propane Fire Pits

Posted on Tue, Jun 14, 2022 @ 10:10 AM

It's one of those big trends you see every once in awhile in home outdoor living & patio design - the fire pit. You just need to look through your local real estate listings to see how many people are installing fire pits and showcasing them as a backyard feature.

A fire pit looks inviting and reminds us that our outdoor space can be an area for family and friends to get together and enjoy time outside. No wonder they are so popular! And the heat they generate means you can enjoy your patio at the start of the spring and well into the fall.

Fire pits can be wood, natural gas or propane. Of course the advantage of propane is that the unit can be run from a portable propane cylinder and propane provides strong BTU heat and burns clean.

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Topics: Propane Cylinders, Propane Appliances, Propane Fire Pits

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