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Forklift using PropaneWhen most people think of propane, they think of grilling hamburgers and hot dogs on the patio.

While propane is perfect for the barbecue, it has a wide range of residential and commercial uses that may surprise you. Equipment powered by propane produces fewer emissions and less nitrous oxide than machinery running on gas, diesel and electricity. This environmental benefit makes propane an ideal choice for work conducted near facilities such as nursing homes, schools and hospitals.

Spring Storms 300x200We often take our reliance on power for granted. Until we don’t have it.

Then, our reliance on things such as television, computers, air conditioning and phone chargers comes to the forefront.

lakesmarch2019As the weather turns warmer, our thoughts turn to exterior food and beverage preparation. That’s right, it’s grilling and homebrewing season.

The arrival of spring and summer means it’s time to fire up the grill, fry some fish and brew an ale or IPA with a propane burner.

Shower head with water heated by propane.If you’re willing to pay more now to save a lot more later, investing in a propane water heater makes a lot of sense.

Propane water heaters – available in both tank and tankless versions – are more environmentally friendly, efficient and cost-effective than electric models. Although they cost more initially, propane units can save homeowners up to 60% on energy costs.

Farm powered by propane.The spring planting season is a busy time of year for farmers.

Did you know that propane is an ideal way to get reliable performance in a cost-effective manner? Almost 900,000 American farms use propane, according to the Propane Education & Research Council.

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