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Propane: the cleaner, greener fuel

You probably know that propane is versatile enough to power just about any equipment you use in your Southwest Iowa-area home or business (including your vehicles) – but did you know it was one of the greenest fuels around, too? Here are three big reasons why using propane benefits the environment. It reduces emissions – […]

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Propane Autogas: transforming transportation in our National Parks

Summer is a great time for a road trip – and if you’re lucky enough to have your explorations take you to one of our country’s incredible National Parks, be on the lookout for a familiar diamond-shaped propane logo on the back of the park’s tour and maintenance vehicles. That logo indicates that the vehicle […]

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Why is my propane tank only 80 percent full?

Have you ever noticed that your propane tank is never 100 percent full? There’s a (propane safety) reason for that: You see, propane expands in the presence of heat (just like water). That’s why propane tanks, which are exposed to heat in the summer, are filled to only about 80 percent of their capacity – […]

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Grill safely in 2018!

It is spring in Iowa – which means it’s time to dust off the propane grill, refill your propane cylinders, and get cooking! Just remember to do it safely. Follow these 18 tips for safe grilling in 2018: Before using your propane grill, check the connectors and hoses for cracks, leaks, or other damage. Clean […]

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Seven propane advantages for builders

If the goal of your construction project is to create a beautiful, efficient, high-performance building, then powering up with propane could be one of the smartest choices you can make. Consider these propane advantages for new construction – especially when compared to using electricity as a power source: Environmental performance – Propane emits less than […]