2018 July

Tips for Workers Using Propane-Powered Heaters

2018-09-12T11:10:30-04:00July 31st, 2018|Blog|

On a temporary basis, construction workers sometime use propane-powered heating equipment during the cooler winter months. Propane-powered heaters can make certain tasks that depend on temperature possible, such as painting or drywall installation. Propane is also beneficial on jobsites because it is the cleanest fuel choice. While kerosene heaters sometimes cause film on walls, equipment, etc., propane heaters do not. In addition, propane heaters are also a financially smarter choice over electric heathers, which cannot generate the same amount of BTUs as propane heaters can. With this in mind, the Propane Education & Research Council has offered tips to these jobsite [...]

2018 July

Why is Propane the ‘Greener’ Choice?

2018-08-23T15:32:04-04:00July 15th, 2018|Blog|

When it comes to major residential and commercial spaces, propane is a greener fuel choice than electricity. According to a study performed by Nexight Group and Energetics, propane-powered residential water heaters, furnaces, and more, greatly reduce greenhouse gas emission than the same items powered by electricity. For example, propane-powered residential furnaces emitted 73% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than those powered by electricity. Similar results were proven for water heaters. In commercial locations, the results were also similar, with propane-powered furnaces emitting 34% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than electrically powered ones and tankless water heaters emitting 49% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than [...]