Is It Cheaper to Run a Vehicle on Propane?

May 18, 2023

Propane Autogas in Iowa: a Cost-Efficient Alternative One in eight households in Iowa rely on clean-burning propane for home heating. Meanwhile, high-efficiency propane-powered crop drying represents a critical phase in the harvesting process within our state’s 30 million acres of farmland. But did you know that propane also plays an important role in powering motor […]

What Is Propane Made Of?

April 21, 2023

The Production of Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) The roots of the propane industry were planted when American chemist Walter O. Snelling discovered that some evaporating gases could be transformed into liquids. Out of all the gases, propane turned out to be the most plentiful. From there, Snelling discovered a method to bottle the liquid gas. […]

Propane Vs. Electric Appliances

March 20, 2023

Why Propane Appliances Are a Better Choice Efforts by government officials around the country to mitigate the impact of climate change has focused solely on supporting wide scale conversions to electricity to replace traditional fuels like propane. But that’s an extremely expensive path to take, and one that’s not very popular for people in Iowa […]

The Truth About Gas Stoves

February 28, 2023

Is There a Gas Stove Ban in Iowa? The potential banning of gas stoves in parts of Iowa has been a growing concern for legislators in the past few years. That’s why the Iowa state legislature addressed the issue of a gas stove ban by recently passing a law that prohibited “counties and cities from […]

How Does a Tankless Water Heater Work?

January 16, 2023

Not All Water Heaters Need to Store Hot Water Some water heaters simply heat water on-demand, accessing water directly from a water pipe. This type of unit is called a tankless water heater. Often fueled by propane, a tankless water heater is a great way to lower your energy bills while making the process of […]

How Much Propane Does a Fireplace Use?

December 23, 2022

Consider the BTU of Your Hearth Product Have you ever thought about converting your old, seldom-used wood fireplace into an efficient, clean-burning and safe propane fireplace? One question that always comes up is: how much propane does a propane fireplace use? As a general rule, a propane fireplace uses about one gallon of propane for […]

What is Propane Autogas?

November 21, 2022

The World’s Most Popular Alternative Fuel Propane autogas describes propane when it is used as fuel for vehicles. Propane autogas is the world’s most popular alternative fuel, which is defined as any product that bypasses the two big traditional petroleum fuels: gasoline and diesel In fact, it’s estimated that in 2022, there are more than […]

Propane Vs. Natural Gas

October 24, 2022

A Comparison of Efficiency, Reliability and Safety While natural gas is the leading home heating source in many parts of the country, most people don’t realize that many of the benefits of natural gas translate to propane as well. Whether it’s a super-efficient furnace, unlimited hot water, temperature-precise cooking stoves, or reliable backup home generators […]

4 Reasons to Fill Up Your Propane Tank Now

September 16, 2022

Why Risk a Run-Out or a Price Spike? As summer transitions into the fall, we always advise propane customers to start the heating season off with a full tank. Early fall is the perfect time to schedule your propane delivery. Here are four reasons why this is a smart idea. Demand drives up propane prices and that demand […]

Propane and Lower Emissions

August 23, 2022

Propane Releases Less CO2 than Other Energy Sources Did you know that you’re doing your part to help the environment by using propane appliances instead of electric ones? It’s true! It takes three units of source energy to get one unit of electricity into your home. That means more coal often has to be burned […]

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