Environmentally Friendly Propane Gas for Your Home or Business

environmentally friendly propane gas

Refined fuels and petroleum products are perceived as pollutants and environmentally unfriendly. However, propane is not only clean and environmentally friendly in its unused state, it also produces exhaust emissions that exceed the requirements for clean fuel vehicles and surpass eco-friendly expectations in all aspects. We was discuss environmentally friendly propane gas.

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Propane Loss Due to a Leak

propane loss due to a leak

Questions among our customers often involve having a leak and “How much propane gas did I lose?” Typically, the answer is not that much. In reality, a small leak will result in the loss of maybe a gallon of propane over a considerable period of time. However, make sure to contact us here at Texas Propane if you have any questions about propane leaks. We will discuss propane loss due to a leak.

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Propane Permits and Local Requirements in Texas

Propane permits and local requirements

Requirements for permits and code compliance pertaining to propane gas and tank installation exist in some locales in Texas. In many scenarios, the rules (NFPA 58) state that any additional and final control lies with “the authority having jurisdiction”. Therefore, you must adhere to any requirement in addition to the national laws imposed by the state, county or municipality. We will discuss propane permits and local requirements in Texas.

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Summer Outdoor Propane Grilling Safety Tips

Outdoor Propane Grilling Safety Tips

With summer in full swing, make sure to keep the following outdoor propane grilling safety tips in mind.

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Everything You Need to Know About Propane Tank Dimensions

Propane Tank Dimensions

Propane tanks come in all shapes and sizes. Therefore, finding the exact dimensions is necessary for proper propane tank installation. Our team here at Texas Propane can help you determine the appropriate propane tank dimensions and sizing, as well as install your propane tank.

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Propane Tank Size and Vaporization Capacity

Propane Tank Size and Vaporization

Vaporization is the process of liquid conversion into gas (or vapor). As propane boils, it is in the process of vaporizing. Water boils at 212°F, where it converts to a vapor we know as steam. Propane operates the same way, but at a much lower boiling point. Some refer to propane vapor as “LP Gas steam”. The actual size of your propane tank will affect and influence vaporization. Therefore, we will discuss the basics of propane tank size and vaporization capacity.

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Vaporizers for Propane Tanks

Propane Vaporizers

Often times, commercial and industrial propane applications using high demand LP Gas equipment will incorporate propane vaporizers to satisfy appliance BTU requirements. The use of vaporizers is common when equipment or appliance demand exceeds the vaporizing capacity of the tank. Simply put, vaporizers supply the necessary amount of propane gas when the tank can’t keep up with the downstream appliance demand on its own. However, placing a much larger tank, with higher vaporization capacity would not be practical. LP Gas vaporizers work with liquid propane at a location apart from the tank with liquid being piped to the vaporizing equipment for gas vaporization.

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Commercial Propane Tank Sizing for Your Business

commercial propane tank sizing

Propane is common for commercial and industrial fuel for many high volume usage activities. There are numerous different industrial and commercial uses for propane. Therefore, choosing a propane tank of proper size to suit the application requirements can be complex. When considering commercial propane tank sizing, there’s many factors to think about.

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Residential Propane Tank Sizing for Your Home

Residential Propane Tank Sizing

Historically, propane was common as a rural fuel. However, it is increasingly becoming an alternative to electricity in many areas. People are selecting propane as an energy source in new home construction both in and around towns and major cities. Residential propane use is fairly predictably and will fluctuate primarily with weather and winter heating demand. When considering residential propane tank sizing, there’s many factors to think about.

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How to Save Energy with Propane During the Winter

Save Energy with Propane During the Winter

You don’t have to turn your heat down extremely low just to conserve energy and save on your heating bills during the winter months. Instead, follow these great tips we put together on how to save energy with propane during the winter.

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