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North Carolina School Buses Get Greener

June 13, 2022
Propane-powered school buses have a lot to offer To help make switching to greener, alternative fuels a more affordable option, the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has allotted millions of dollars for school districts that want to replace old, air-polluting diesel buses with cleaner-burning options—including propane-powered vehicles that run out of propane autogas. Additionally, […]

The Best Pool Heaters for Year-Round Swimming

May 15, 2022
Enjoy Your Pool More, Heat It with Propane With all of the sunny, warm days we enjoy in North Carolina, it may seem like a pool heater is an unnecessary luxury. But while average temperatures enable the typical swim season to last from May through September, we still have to contend with some below-average temperature […]

Is Propane or Electricity More Efficient?

April 15, 2022
Why Propane Gives You More Energy for Your Money Did you know that propane generates a lot more Btu than an equivalent amount of electricity? This means you need much less propane to produce the same amount of heat energy. That’s a big reason why propane is better for the environment. Because the less energy […]

How Much Do You Know About Propane?

March 18, 2022
Some Facts about Propane That May Surprise You Despite the fact that propane has been used to fuel appliances and gas heating equipment for about 100 years, there are still quite a few misconceptions about how safe it is, how it can be used and other wrong beliefs. Propane Is Versatile It’s amazing when you […]

Propane vs. Electricity

February 28, 2022
Which One Burns Cleaner with Fewer Emissions? If you use propane appliances instead of electric ones, you’re doing your part to help the environment. The average propane-powered home reduces carbon dioxide emissions by nearly 30% compared to all-electric homes. What’s more, direct use of propane for space heating, water heating, cooking and clothes drying reduces […]

Winter Safety Tips for Your Home

January 24, 2022
Advice about How to Avoid Running Out of Propane Your North Carolina propane company’s priority is to always keep you safe and comfortable, so here are some tips to help you remain secure as you hunker down in your propane home during the rest of winter. Avoid Run-Outs As a general rule, you should schedule […]

Propane: An Eco-Friendly Alternative Fuel

December 20, 2021
Clean, Affordable Energy for Everyone Did you know that propane gas has a lower carbon content than fuel oil, gasoline, diesel, kerosene, and ethanol? That’s a big part of the reason the U.S. Congress designated propane as a clean-burning alternative fuel in the 1990s. Because propane is created through the processing of natural gas or […]

Why Are Propane Prices Going Up?

November 24, 2021
Your Propane Company Is on Your Side We all know that propane prices have their ups and downs. This is all normal and influenced by many factors, including supply and demand, the weather, geopolitics and Wall Street investors, to name a few. Unfortunately, we’re in a temporary “up” cycle now. What’s Going On With Propane […]

Be Ready with a Propane Whole-House Generator

October 6, 2021
When the Electric Grid Fails, Let Propane Take Over The fragile electric infrastructure in this country has failed us time and again, causing massive disruption, frustration, and discomfort. We’ve all experienced a number of uncomfortable power outages in North Carolina over the years. In preparation, some folks keep gasoline-powered portable generators in their garage for […]

Propane Safety During Hurricane Season

September 17, 2021
How to Keep Your Family Safe While the Tar Heel State was fortunate to avoid the wide-spread flooding and power outages that Hurricane Ida brought to other parts of the Southeast as well as the Northeast, this latest destructive storm serves as a topical time to provide some important information about safety tips for future […]