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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 […]

Which Energy Source Is Cleaner–Propane Or Electricity?

January 27, 2021

There are many ways propane energy is a benefit to our environment– in our homes, in our communities and in our businesses. Let’s take a look at how propane compares to electricity in terms of environmental impact. For starters, propane emits less than half the greenhouse gas emissions of electricity while producing the same amount […]

Cut Your Energy Costs With A Tankless Water Heater

December 30, 2020

Not all water heaters need to store hot water, which in the end wastes energy and costs you money. That’s where propane tankless water heaters can step up to help. Tankless hot water heaters get the water hot as you need it. This on-demand system accesses water directly from a water pipe. This makes the […]

Can Propane Freeze In My Tank?

November 18, 2020

If you rely on propane to keep your home warm during our bone-chilling Iowa winters, you already know how well propane does its job. But during periods of extreme cold, some people worry that their propane supply will freeze up inside the tank and they will not be able to get gas to keep their […]

Propane Safety Tips for Iowa Homes

Propane Safety Tips For Your Iowa Home

October 26, 2020

Occasionally, you will receive information in the mail from your propane company, explaining what steps to take in the event that you smell gas. These materials will also discuss carbon monoxide safety, propane gas detectors, general appliance safety tips and more. Please read them so you stay as safe as possible! Reminders For Staying Safe […]

Facts about Propane in Iowa and America

Facts About Propane In Iowa And America

September 25, 2020

Propane is one of the safest, efficient and versatile fuels available, and that’s just the beginning of the reasons why Iowans enjoy using this clean-burning, American-made fuel. We’ve compiled some numbers and facts to give you more insight into Iowa’s own propane industry as well as propane use across the country. Propane in Iowa There […]

Lifting the Veil on Electrification in Iowa

Lifting The Veil On Electrification In Iowa

August 28, 2020

Propane is such a crucial part of the energy mix. American-made propane remains abundant and provides comfort and convenience and saves you money. And you don’t get propane blackouts or large groups of people experiencing service interruptions. That’s why it’s so frustrating that many state and local governments continue to aggressively push for the increased […]

Do You Know How Propane Gas is Created?

Do You Know How Propane Gas is Created?

July 27, 2020

Since propane was first identified as a volatile compound in gasoline in 1910, businesses and scientists have worked diligently to make propane the viable fuel source it represents today. The process itself of making propane has evolved over the last century or so. Today, there are two primary ways propane is produced. Because propane is […]

Propane Safety during Tornadoes

Propane Safety During Tornado Season

June 18, 2020

June is among the peak months for tornadoes in Iowa, with May being the other. However, tornadoes can occur at any time or day of the year. Weather data shows that on average, our state experiences 48 tornadoes per year. The most common time of day for tornadoes to occur is between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Where do I go during […]

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