There are many ways propane energy is a benefit to our environment, especially when compared to electric power. For example, propane emits less than half the greenhouse gas emissions of electricity while producing the same amount of energy. Because propane generates more Btu’s than an equivalent amount of electricity, you need much less propane to […]
Today’s propane hearths can be installed in your New York home as freestanding stoves, built-in fireplaces, and sealed fireplace inserts. These propane units give you all the warmth and comfort of a wood fireplace without the drawbacks, and with some great benefits that you just can’t get from a wood-burning hearth. For starters, you can […]
Have you ever checked the gauge on your propane tank right after a delivery from your propane company and noticed it only reads 80 % full? You may have thought, “What’s wrong here? I thought I was getting a fill-up?” Don’t worry. There is nothing wrong. In fact, everything is exactly right. Your tank gauge […]
To show you how active the 2020 hurricane season has been so far, we have already gone through all 21 designated storm names on this year’s alphabetical list, with names beginning with Q, U, X, Y and Z excluded.
In early August, Hurricane Isaias made landfall in North Carolina and continued up the East Coast all the way into Canada. In its wake, almost three million utility customers were left without power in the region. This once again displayed the vulnerability of New York’s electricity infrastructure. In New York alone, tens of thousands were […]
If you’re like many people in the Empire State, you chose a staycation this summer, staying safe at home with your family and enjoying outdoor living in your own backyard, including cookouts. And it’s a good bet that you’ll be giving your outdoor grill a workout through most of the fall, as long as the weather holds up.
Have you ever thought about the cost of using propane vs. electricity in your home? The fact is, when you compare the cost of propane per gallon when using propane appliances, you’ll find that it easily beats out the cost you will pay per kilowatt of electricity by source.
Based on feedback from consumers who have taken advantage of the New York Propane Gas Association (NYPGA) rebate program, the addition of new propane appliances has made a positive difference in both comfort and efficiency levels, while also adding value to the home.
Everyone has safety concerns during these stressful, unprecedented times. All of us have been affected, and our deepest hope is that you and your family are staying well, and have not lost someone close to you.
At last count, there are now more than 15,000 propane-powered buses in the country transporting 928,000 children to school each day, and that number keeps increasing.