How Is Propane Made?

April 5, 2021
Because propane is created through the processing of natural gas and crude oil, it is a fuel that is largely a domestic product. In fact, about 90% of the American propane supply is generated in the United States. That abundant, right-at-home supply makes propane a reliable fuel choice for your North Carolina home or business, […]

The Rush To Convert To Electricity May Cause Shocks

March 5, 2021
Many of those in government—from federal to state to municipal–continue to push for the increased use of electricity in favor of other fuels. While we all must take aggressive steps to combat climate change, putting all of our energy eggs in one fragile electric basket is not the best way to go. One of the […]

A Propane Stove Is A Recipe For Memorable Meals

February 2, 2021
More people are working from home than ever before, so it’s no surprise that stoves and ovens in the home are being used much more often. Dining out seems too much of a risk for many people, and with daily commutes to work on hold, there’s been no need to stop somewhere to pick up […]

Winter Safety Tips For Your Home

January 26, 2021
While following proper propane safety practices is important throughout the year, the peak winter season in North Carolina presents specific challenges and potential hazards. Your 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 […]

Propane vs. Electricity: Which Fuel Is Cleaner?

December 30, 2020
Which fuel burns cleaner and generates fewer emissions—propane or electricity? If you said propane, congratulations, you’re correct. Electricity is often touted as a “clean” energy source, but that assertion becomes less convincing when you take a closer look. About half of the electricity generated in the United States is generated by coal-fired power plants. How […]

How Much Propane Will My New Fireplace Use?

November 18, 2020
When people consider converting their old, little-used wood fireplace into a propane fireplace, one question always comes up: how much propane would that new propane fireplace use? As a general rule, a propane fireplace uses about one gallon of propane for each 100,000 BTU. So if you install a propane fireplace that is rated 50,000 […]
Stay Warm with Propane This Winter

Stay Warm With Propane This Winter

October 19, 2020
The Farmers’ Almanac, which has been making weather projections since 1818, predicts that the winter of 2020-2021 in North Carolina will be filled with chilly, showery weather. Meanwhile, the Old Farmer’s Almanac, founded in 1792, has better news. It forecasts a not too wet, not too cold winter in North Carolina. Whatever prediction turns out […]
Farming, North Carolina and Propane

Propane Powered Farming

September 25, 2020
North Carolina is one of the most diversified agricultural states in the country, with more than 80 different crops and commodities grown here. North Carolina leads the country in sweet potato, egg and poultry production, and ranks in the top three for Christmas trees, pork, trout and turkeys. Other key crops include blueberries, peanuts, and […]
Why Propane Overpowers Electricity

Why Propane Overpowers Electricity

August 28, 2020
In early August, Hurricane Isaias made landfall in North Carolina, with sustained winds of about 85 miles per hour. The Category 1 storm damaged homes and created storm surges of up to five feet. By the next morning, it had continued to travel up the East Coast. In its aftermath, almost three million customers were […]
Turn Your Backyard into a Summer Vacation with Propane

How Propane Can Turn Your Backyard Into A Summer Vacation

July 27, 2020
Whether the kids’ camp is closed or your vacation plans have been canceled, many of us are trying to figure out how to make the best out of a bad situation. One way has been to focus on home improvement projects that you may have been putting off for years. With the warm weather here, […]