10 Surprising Facts About Propane Gas

Have you switched to propane in your home? If not—WHY NOT?

Propane is a safer energy alternative that is easy to use, reduces your carbon footprint, and saves you money. Read on to learn the amazing facts about this clean-burning fuel.

10 Surprising Facts about Propane
  1. When propane is in liquid form, it is half the weight of water.

  2. Propane is harmless to soil and water. It’s great for agriculture because it doesn’t pool, leave a residue, or spill.

  3. When detecting gas leaks, you may get a rotten egg smell. This isn’t actually how propane smells. It’s a naturally odorless gas with an odorant that has been added.

  4. Propane tankless water heaters are up to 98% more efficient than other energy sources for heat!

  5. Propane clothes dryers generate less static, saving the quality of your clothes. Added bonus: they also dry faster than electric dryers.

  6. Propane gas is so light, clean, and simple that it is not considered a greenhouse gas. It is one of the cleanest burning gases on the planet!

  7. When propane combusts it produces clean water vapor and CO2.

  8. Propane gas can be used to power almost any home appliance, including dryers, kitchen appliances, water heaters, house heating, fireplaces, pools, spas, and even vehicles.

  9. Cooking with an outdoor gas grill uses very little energy and keeps heat outside, which in turn lowers your energy bill when it comes to cooling.

  10. With propane gas, you have the option of exchanging your metal tank for a composite fiberglass propane cylinder (click to learn more)!

    This is a great benefit because composite fiberglass cylinders allow you to see how much propane is left inside the tank!

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