Commercial Uses

Commercial Uses for Propane

Commercial Uses for PropaneRestaurants, hotels, resorts, dry cleaners, greenhouses, farms, wineries, offices and warehouses are among the many businesses that rely on propane to keep their operation moving.

Propane remains one of the most economical sources of energy for large warehouses and factories. Because of its low nontoxic emissions, propane is also the fuel of choice for powering indoor forklifts, torches and welders.

Propane is the best choice for backup generators for businesses (and homes) since it can be stored indefinitely, and will not deteriorate over time like gasoline or thicken in cold weather like diesel.

Propane autogas has made a big impression for forward-thinking Iowa businesses, who find that operating their vehicles with eco-friendly autogas strongly appeals to their client base.

Construction industry

Building contractors can rely on their propane company for fuel tank and gas supply system sizing, installation and continuous fuel supply throughout the building process. Visit Build With Propane

Temporary heat service programs can be designed as a single source for a 100-pound propane tank and/or bulk fuel requirements, whether it is for a small single-family residence or condominium complex, school, municipal or business project.

In the residential construction industry, smart builders have been incorporating propane into their design plans for high-efficiency homes, using an effective tool known as the Propane Energy Pod.

Propane for forklift equipment

Propane-powered forklifts offer many advantages over electric, natural gas, diesel and gasoline-powered units. These advantages include:

  • safe to operate
  • easy cylinder exchange system
  • economical
  • environmentally friendly
  • flexible—can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications

For example, farmers can use propane-powered forklifts to lift, carry or stack goods. Forklifts can provide assistance with applications such as hay and forage production, crop production, livestock, dairy and mixed farming.

Other commercial applications for propane

hot water
space heat
swimming pool and spa heat
patio heat
greenhouse space heating
office heating
power dryers
power for farm equipment
fuel for trucks, lawn mowers and school buses

Propane is the perfect choice to help businesses meet their energy needs! Contact your propane dealer to find out about propane gas deliveries, autogas fleet fuel, temporary heat and more.