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Did you Know? New Water Heater Regulations are in Effect

(Photo courtesy of Google Images)   In April 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy implemented new water heater regulations.  I’m sure you’re wondering “what exactly has changed?” and “will this really affect me?”  The short answer:  A lot has changed …

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Bring it on, Jack Frost

Summer came and went, which means only one thing: Fall is here.  It’s time for apple picking, pumpkin carving and—you guessed it—winter prep.  It’s never too early to start thinking about what you can do now to prepare your home …

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Origin Engines, PERC Launch Certified 9.1-Liter Propane Irrigation Engine

Original article appears at propane.com. In January, the Propane Education & Research Council and Origin Engines are announcing the release of a new, emissions-certified, 9.1-liter propane irrigation engine that will provide producers with a reliable and cost-effective alternative to expensive …

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Space Heating: Propane options for homeowners

Propane is one of the most versatile space heating fuels on the market, letting homeowners choose from a wide range of propane-powered solutions to meet a variety of needs. Homeowners can choose from propane-powered furnaces, boilers, or hybrid systems that …

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History of Propane Powered Forklifts

Forklifts are a staple and an indispensable piece of equipment in manufacturing and warehousing operations, and they have been around for longer than most would suspect. Forklifts have been around for almost a century. In 1917, Clark Material Handling Company began …

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Visit from Overseas: Delegates Learn About U.S. Propane and Propane Safety

Recently, delegates from Saudi Arabia visited an AmeriGas plant to learn about our industry, propane processes and  safety measures that are implemented for our industry. Below, PERC‘s (Propane Education and Research Council) communications manager, Emily McComas, wrote about her onsite …

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Double Your Incentive: PERC Propane Mower Incentive ProgramThrough March 2015

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is offering a limited-time promotion for the Propane Mower Incentive Program. The incentive program will feature a “Double Your Incentive” opportunity for applicants. Now through March 31, 2015, you can earn $2,000 per …

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Brand New: Propane Safety Website

We’re pleased to announce www.propanesafetyfirst.com – an interactive, safety-focused website for all our customers. This site will bring consistent and accurate safety content and is a great resource for customers in search of safety information. The site is both visually …

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Plumbers: Help Enhance the Value of Your Clients’ Homes

Want to know where your homeowner’s energy costs are going? Just turn to the hot water faucet. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that approximately 20 percent of a home’s energy costs are spent heating water. That’s why helping your …

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Farmers Plan Ahead: 2014 PERC Propane Farm Incentive Program

Recently reported by precision.agwired.com: The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) is encouraging farmers to plan ahead for harvest season and upgrade their grain dryers with new, fuel-efficient propane models with a $5,000 incentive through the 2014 Propane Farm Incentive …

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