Cap and Invest Plan in New York

How Much Will It Drive Up Energy Prices? A few months ago, state lawmakers in Albany approved a $229 billion state budget that included a Cap and Invest measure. This program is designed to cut carbon emissions but may cause painful energy price increases for New York families. The jury is still out on just […]

Electrification in New York State

Are We Moving Too Fast? Is New York’s express train to all-out electrification on the wrong track and moving too fast? The answer seems to be yes, especially in the wake of the most recent Reliability Needs Assessment (RNA) released by the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO). The NYSIO manages New York’s electric grid, […]

How Efficient Are Propane Appliances?

How Efficient Are Propane Appliances? It’s Hard to Beat Propane for Its Efficiency From municipal to state to federal, governments efforts to mitigate the impact of climate change has largely focused on supporting wide scale conversions to electricity to replace traditional fuels like propane. But that’s an extremely expensive path to take, and one that’s […]

How Does a Propane Pool Heater Work?

How Does a Propane Pool Heater Work? Enjoy Your Pool More, Heat It with Propane A propane pool heater simply burns gas to warm water from the pool pump, then cycles the water back into the pool. That’s why propane pool heaters are an ideal choice for in-ground and aboveground pools and spas. But you […]

Ways to Use Propane in Your Home

Ways to Use Propane in Your Home Home Heating, Cooking, Hot Water and Much More Consumer surveys have shown that while propane customers have high levels of satisfaction with both their fuel and their local supplier, most don’t realize all the ways propane can be used in the home. But if you swap out your […]

How Does a Tankless Water Heater Work?

How Does a Tankless Water Heater Work? Not All Water Heaters Need to Store Hot Water If people were asked to describe a water heater, they might say it looks a lot like a giant tin can. Of course, what they would be describing is the storage tank for a typical water heater. The many […]

The Truth About Gas Stoves

The Truth About Gas Stoves Will All Gas Stoves Be Banned in New York? Are you aware that starting next year, certain types of new buildings in New York City will have a gas stove ban? Besides gas stoves, in most cases builders in the city will no longer be allowed to install any equipment […]

Residential Propane Tank Sizes

Residential Propane Tank Sizes What Propane Tank Is Right for My Home? Deciding on the correct size for your propane tank can be pretty simple, although there are some variables involved. Your New York propane supplier has a deep knowledge of typical usage, especially during the winter, so they’ll have a good idea what your […]

What is Propane Autogas?

What is Propane Autogas? It’s the Third Most Popular Vehicle Fuel With diesel fuel prices still painfully high and inventory levels in the Northeast much lower than average, propane autogas is looking like a better option every day. Propane autogas describes propane when it is used as a fuel for vehicles. Propane autogas is the […]

Propane vs. Electricity

Propane vs. Electricity Which One is Better for the Environment? There are many ways using propane benefits the environment, especially when you compare it to electric power. To start with, propane produces 43% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than using an equivalent amount of electricity generated from the grid. That’s something to think about the next […]