Propane gas is used to heat more than 14 million households in the U.S. As one of the most popular fuels for heating and cooling homes, it could offer many benefits for your home in Dover, DE. Propane is cost effective, safe and environmentally friendly.
Propane Is Cost Effective
Propane fuel produces many more units of energy than other sources of fuel. Furthermore, the upfront cost for propane-burning appliances and equipment is quickly recovered when considering the inexpensive fuel cost of propane.
Homes that use propane for heating cost less to operate than electric or natural gas-run homes. Propane water heaters produce more hot water than electric units in the same amount of time. In addition, propane provides more energy than natural gas.
Propane Is Safe to Use
No fuel source is without risks, but propane is a very safe energy source. According to the National Fire Protection Association, propane has a solid safety record because of the stringent codes and regulations ensuring its safety.
Propane can be used safely to fuel many different home appliances. This includes home furnaces, fireplaces, hot water heaters, clothes dryers and generators. It is one of the most versatile fuels that you can have in your home.
Propane Is Environmentally Friendly
Propane is listed as a clean fuel in the 1990 Clean Air Act and the Energy Policy of 1992. This means you can trust propane to be environmentally friendly. It’s both non-toxic and non-poisonous and will not create an environmental hazard if released into the air or soil.
Heating your Dover, DE, home with propane has many benefits because it’s safe, cost effective and efficient. If you’re interested in custom recommendations and streamlined installation options, give us a call at Griffith Energy Services today.
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