You know the smell we’re talking about: a distinct, unpleasant, rotten egg-like odor. What many people don’t know is that propane gas is actually odorless, and that it’s a special additive that causes the smell we associate with a dangerous gas leak.
Whether you’re an individual homeowner or a commercial business operator, propane is a remarkable fuel source in its efficiency, cleanliness and cost-effectiveness.
From heaters and water heaters to gas grills, crop dryers and clothes dryers, propane appliances are efficient, clean and environmentally friendly ways to generate heat as needed, all while reducing your dependence on the electrical grid and its fossil fuel generated electricity.
It’s difficult to overstate the virtues of propane as a fuel source for your home heater, appliances such as clothes dryers, grills and more, but one of the best uses for home propane is often overlooked until it’s really needed: propane-powered generators.
Propane offers a way to power your home heater – and many other frequently used appliances – in a way that reduces your carbon footprint and your personal costs.
Propane and butane can often get lumped together in discussions of fuel sources for home appliances and systems. In some ways, the comparison is fair – both are forms of Liquified Petroleum Gas and they do share some similarities, but their differences are important and set propane apart as a superior fuel for many home, commercial and agricultural applications.