Is Propane or Electricity Better for the Environment?

November 24, 2021

There are many ways propane energy benefits our environment, especially when compared to electric power. For starters, propane produces 43% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than using an equivalent amount of electricity generated from the grid. Propane also generates more Btu’s than an equivalent amount of electricity. That means you need much less propane to produce […]

What’s Happening with Propane Prices in Iowa?

October 19, 2021

Now Is the Time to Plan Your Supply We all know that propane prices have their ups and downs. This is all normal and influenced by many factors, including supply and demand, the weather, geopolitics and Wall Street investors, to name a few. Unfortunately, we’re in a temporary “up” cycle now. What’s Going On? Propane […]

Fill Up Your Propane Tank in Early Fall

September 15, 2021

High Demand Later Could Drive Prices Up We all know that a lot of cold days and nights lie ahead for us in the Hawkeye State. With that in mind, early fall is the perfect time to schedule your propane delivery so you can start the heating season off right with a full tank. Here are […]

Convert Your Wood-Burning Fireplace to Propane

August 16, 2021

Are you tired of setting up and maintaining a wood-burning fireplace? Is your wood-burning fireplace unused because you’re not sure it’s safe to light a fire inside it anymore? Would you like the warm glow of a fire in the fireplace without the work, the wait, and the worry? Here’s a solution that will make […]

Propane Water Heaters vs. Electric Water Heaters

July 16, 2021

If your home has an electric water heater instead of a propane water heater, you’re probably paying more than you should, and you may be having issues with running out of hot water. This is a common problem for large families. Who enjoys a nice hot shower that suddenly turns ice cold? Here are some […]

How Do Propane Pool Heaters Work?

June 18, 2021

If you have a backyard pool or spa and don’t use a propane pool heater, it’s time to shake the outdoor shivers and enjoy your swimming pool earlier—and later–in the year. When you have a propane pool heater at your Iowa home, you can always say: “come on in, the water’s fine!” A propane pool […]

Secrets To Using Your Propane Grill Properly

May 14, 2021

Did you know that May is National Barbecue Month? Of course, the way to celebrate is to go out to your backyard and do some fun outdoor cooking on your propane grill. To whet your appetite, here are tasty grilling recipes from the Iowa Beef Industry Council from beef kabobs to balsamic marinated flank steak […]

Propane Makes Outdoor Living Better!

April 12, 2021

Now that spring has bloomed, have you looked outside to your backyard yet and thought about propane? Are you familiar with all the of ways propane can enhance outdoor living right here in Iowa? Here are some ideas to add more fun to your spring and summer. Grilling There are many reasons why propane grills […]

Why Is The Flame Of Propane Gas Blue?

March 11, 2021

Did you ever stop to wonder why the propane gas flame you see on your cooktop is the color blue? That’s a good thing because it means all is well as far as combustion goes. When the ratio of fuel to air is correct, there is enough oxygen for the complete combustion of propane. Complete […]

Iowa Vs. The Polar Vortex: Winter Propane Safety

February 17, 2021

The weather forecasters were right! The polar vortex—a bone-chilling Arctic air mass that increases the chance of snow—has now made its presence felt in Iowa. The polar vortex is so named because of a counter-clockwise spin of Arctic air that occurs around the North Pole. This always exists, but sometimes, a jet stream of air that usually […]

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