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Guidelines For A Worry-Free Winter

  Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…and when it does, help us keep you warm this winter by remembering some helpful tips to ensure your propane appliances run smoothly and continuously throughout the winter.  Remove snow and …

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Restaurants & Propane: Interesting industry statistics

Restaurants use propane in a variety of ways. The most obvious, cooking, is one of only several applications. Restaurants also use propane for hot water, space heat, patio heat and generators. Let’s take a look at some interesting restaurant industry …

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Propane in America: the 1920s – The Days of Our Prosperity

The 1920s were an exciting, growth-filled decade for the United States. Homeowners began purchasing gas appliances, improvements in propane manufacturing led to more economic means of its production and cutting gas sales stepped up. The industry also experienced massive improvements …

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Propane in America: the 1910s – A Brilliant Discovery

December 13, 1880 marks the birthdate of Walter O. Snelling, otherwise known in this industry as the “Father of Propane.” In honor of Dr. Snelling’s birthday, we have decided to take a look back at the history of propane, from …

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Homeowners: 10 Most Cost-Effective Upgrades to Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) recently shared a new study on their buildwithpropane.com website that will help remodelers and home performance contractors prioritize needed home improvements. (Original article written by Jeffrey Lee, Staff Writer for PERC) Spurred by state and …

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Greener Homes Growing in Popularity

A report from McGraw Hill Construction: A recent survey of builder and remodeler members of the National Association of Home Builders revealed the evolution of green building for single family homes from boom to bust to recovery through comparisons with …

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Getting to Know the Icom JTG II Bifuel Liquid Injection Propane System

Icom North America, LLC of New Hudson, Michigan is a pioneer in Liquid Injection. Icom manufactures, assembles and distributes the patented  JTG II Liquid Injection System, which is available in Bifuel and Monofuel and has over 10,000 systems in use in North …

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Getting to Know the American Alternative Fuel GEN3 Conversion System for Your Fleet

  American Alternative Fuel and AmeriGas Propane can help you convert your existing vehicles to run on clean, American-made alternative fuel. Specializing in aftermarket EPA-certified conversion systems that drastically lower costs, reduce emissions, and lower your dependency on foreign oil, the …

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5 Reasons Your Business Should Offer Propane Refill Services

By providing propane, you maximize your profit and offer the best value for your customers. Here are 5 reasons why your business should offer Propane Refill services: 1. Convenience. Providing propane enhances a convenient one-stop shopping experience for your customers. It also increases …

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Propane Tanks & the 80% Fill Rule

How many gallons of propane are in a 120-gallon tank? Some of you may recognize this as a trick question. The tank has a 96-gallon capacity. So why aren’t propane tanks ever filled up all the way? That has to …

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