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Landscapers: 6 Steps to Switch to Propane Mowers

In an article from Total Landscape Care, see the six steps they list if you are considering switching your lawnmowers to propane: 1. Establish a relationship with a propane-fuel provider in your area. Metro Lawn provides a propane fuel program …

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Propane Autogas: Protect the Alternative-Fuel Tax Credits

Two important tax credits for propane, the alternative-fuel vehicle refueling infrastructure credit and the excise tax credit, are set to expire at the end of this year. This is no surprise, but it is important for us to highlight why …

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Propane Furnaces vs. Ground Source Heat Pumps

PERC (Propane Education and Research Council) recently put out an excellent comparison between high efficiency propane furnaces and ground source heat pumps (GSHPs). Every consumer has their different preferences (comfort), concerns (upfront costs and annual heating costs), and constraints (price), …

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Savings This Upcoming Season: Heating Your Home With Propane

The heating and cooling systems in a home use the most energy, so it’s the single area where you can save the most. Fall is the ideal time for homeowners to have a trained, qualified professional — such as a …

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Savings This Upcoming Season: Water Heaters

We have officially fallen into Fall and are well on our way towards Winter. It’s at this time of year when everyone is preparing for the cooler weather ahead and the increased energy bills it brings in with the chill. …

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Forest Preserves of Cook County Goes Green With New Propane Mowers

From the latest news on the Forest Preserves of Cook County’s website: This July, as part of an ongoing effort to make its operations as green and economical as possible, the Forest Preserves of Cook County converted 16 new Gravely …

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Hernando County, FL Makes the Switch from Gasoline to Propane

This spring, Hernando County, FL converted their gasoline-powered mowers to propane. Our Metro Lawn Conversion Trainer Dave Calver completed the conversion on-site, along with the Hernando County staff, including the superintendent. Making the switch to AmeriGas propane AutoGas is easy. …

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Update on the Alternative Fuel Tax Credit

At the beginning of April, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) clarified and extended the deadline for the alternative fuel tax credit to July 1.  At issue was that the due date for filing claims for payments related to alternative fuel …

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Take the Plunge! Switch to Propane Tankless Water Heaters Today

Spring is here! It’s the best time to clean out your home, clean up your lawn and garden, and freshen up your business. There’s not a better time to review your home and business and their needs. One thing you may want to consider is a …

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5 Things You Need to Know About the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was passed by Congress on January 2, 2013. What’s the bottom line for businesses who use propane? If you use propane for fleets, vehicles, forklifts or homes, you may be eligible for alternative fuel tax …

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