Two Stage Propane Regulator System

two stage propane regulator system

The reasoning behind having two separate regulators in a propane system is strictly for economy of the installation. Integral twin-stage regulators are more common and more sensible for most installations. However, in a situation where there is an extreme distance between the tank and house or application, a two stage regulator system is often the best option. This is due to several factors including pipe size, total service line distance appliance BTU demand. We will discuss a two stage propane regulator system.

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What is the Purpose of the Propane Regulator on Propane Tanks?

What is the purpose of the propane regulator?

Our clients often ask us “What is the purpose of the propane regulator?” The regulator is an essential device in any propane gas system. Therefore, knowing how it works gives you a better understanding of propane regulator operation. Never attempt to modify or tamper with a propane regulator on our own.

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Propane Regulator Connection – Pigtail

propane regulator connection

The connection between the propane tank and regulator is commonly called the pigtail or hogtail. It connects to the service valve of the propane tank and the inlet connection of the regulator. This connection is also relatively small in diameter which initially restricts gas flow from the tank to the regulator. When the replacing the regulator, you must replace the pigtail as well. Therefore, we will discuss the propane regulator connection.

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Proper Propane Tank Disposal

Propane Tank Disposal

It necessary to sometimes discard propane tanks of all sizes. While there are other uses for condemned propane tanks, people often just want to get rid of them. Proper disposal of propane tanks is necessary, as they contain hazardous materials. Therefore, we will discuss proper propane tank disposal.

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Propane Safety Statistics: How Safe is Propane?

How safe is propane?

There are numerous statistics available for propane. The following are just a few statistics to answer the common question, “How safe is propane?”

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The Propane Regulator Installation Process

Propane Regulator Installation

For those unfamiliar with LP Gas systems, propane regulator installation can be a difficult process. While the actual installation itself may seem simple, there’s a good bit more to the process than one might realize. It is necessary for a LP Gas professional at Texas Propane to install regulators on your propane tank. Not only is installing a regulator yourself dangerous, but is often illegal. We will discuss propane regulator installation to provide you a better understanding on the process.

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Benefits of Propane Delivery with Texas Propane

Texas Propane can remove some of the stress by delivering propane any time you are running low. There are numerous benefits of scheduling your propane delivery with us. Therefore, we will discuss some of these benefits of propane delivery.

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What to Do if Your Propane Gauge is Low

What to do if your propane gauge is low

You may notice that your propane gauge is in the red. A propane gauge is typically marked at the 20% line. With a cold front coming in soon, you realize you need the heat now. Therefore, we will discuss what to do if your propane gauge is low.

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Propane Gas Furnaces for the Winter Months

Propane Gas Furnaces

Homes and buildings have central heating systems or fixed furnaces that are unique to the property. HVAC mechanical engineers design furnaces, while licensed air conditioning and heating contractors install furnaces according to manufacturing specifications. Therefore, we will discuss propane gas furnaces for the winter months.

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Propane Gas Appliance Ventilation for Your Home or Business

propane gas appliance ventilation

The process of removing products of combustion out of a structure to the outside atmosphere is gas appliance venting. Installation of specific appliances inside your home require venting, such as gas powered furnaces and hot water heaters. Some gas appliances don’t require venting. These are listed as such provided the appliance installation is within the scope of NFPA 54 requirements as well as according to the manufacturers recommendations for proper placement and use. We will discuss propane gas appliance ventilation.

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