What is propane?

Propane, also called Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG or LP), is a gas that is compressed and stored as a liquid. It is one of the cleanest and least complex hydrocarbons in existence. It is non-toxic, colorless and virtually odorless (the pungent skunk-like aroma you smell is an additive to keep you safe!). It has numerous residential propane services inside and outside your home and is a clean, abundant energy source.

Why should I use propane?

  • Affordable. On average, propane costs about half as much per BTU as electricity.
  • Reliable. You can still have heat during electricity outages even—in the worst of weather conditions.
  • Warmer. Compared to electric heat, a propane heating system is, on average, 20 degrees warmer (approximately 91,000 BTUs).
  • Readily Available. Propane is convenient and portable, and can be used virtually anywhere, whether you are in the country or the city.
  • Easier maintenance. Propane-fueled furnaces last between 5 and 10 years longer than electric heat pumps, on average.
  • Clean & Environmentally Friendly. Propane is non-toxic and insoluble in water, so you don’t have to worry about a risk to soil and ground water supplies. It’s released as a gas, so it doesn’t spill, pool, or leave a residue.

What can I use propane for?

  • Whole home heat
  • Supplemental heat
  • Fireplace inserts & log sets
  • Water heating
  • Cooking
  • Clothes drying
  • Grills
  • Generators

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