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Is Propane a Liquid or a Gas?

Written on: January 22, 2024

Get To Know Propane

propane Wysox, PA Propane is a popular choice in Eastern Pennsylvania homes like yours. That’s because propane offers a lot of benefits. Let’s take a closer look at what propane is, where it comes from, and why it’s so popular.

An Intro to Propane

Where does propane come from? According to the U.S. Department of Energy, most of the propane used in America is made in North America.

How is propane made? Propane is produced during natural gas processing and petroleum refining.

Is propane a liquid or a gas? Propane is usually compressed and stored as a liquid. For this reason, it is often referred to as liquefied petroleum gas, LPG or LP—for short.

Now that we’ve taken a closer look at what propane is and where it comes from, let’s take a closer look at what makes it so popular. Propane offers a number of benefits. Some of what makes propane so popular is the fact that it is versatile, eco-friendly, accessible, safe, and efficient.

Propane Is Versatile

There’s so much propane can do in and around your Wysox, PA home. It can safely and efficiently power appliances inside and outside your home. It offers a professional level of temperature control when cooking. It also powers appliances like water heaters and clothes dryers (and does so more efficiently than electricity). Propane also has a lot of commercial applications. It’s used on construction sites as well as in warehouses and factories for things like heating and generators. And because propane produces low, nontoxic emissions, it’s a popular choice for indoor forklifts, torches, and welding equipment.

Propane Is Eco-Friendly

Propane is actually one of the cleanest-burning options for fuel. For example, according to the Renewable Propane Alliance, using a propane generator versus one that uses diesel or gasoline results in fewer greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, homes powered by propane produce 30% less carbon dioxide (CO2) than all-electric homes.

Additionally, in the rare event of a leak, propane doesn’t pose a danger to the environment. It doesn’t damage the air, soil, water, plants, or water-based organisms. It simply dissipates. It also won’t damage your home or property in any way.

Propane Is Accessible

America has an abundant supply of propane. In fact, most of the propane we deliver comes from right here in Pennsylvania! Furthermore, you can always have ample access to propane for your home because you can easily and safely store it on your property. You’re not at the mercy of a utility like natural gas customers are. And using propane helps reduce our country’s dependence on foreign oil.

Propane Is Safe

With propane, you can have peace of mind. The strict propane handling guidelines enforced by the National Fire Protection Association have helped propane to maintain a strong safety record. Propane is less combustible than other fuels. It’s also nontoxic. And when Ace-Robbins is your propane provider, you’re in good hands because we always put safety first.

Propane Is Efficient

Propane appliances deliver more value than their electric counterparts because they operate more efficiently and thereby reduce energy costs. Modern propane heating systems can be up to 98% efficient. Propane water heaters work faster than electric water heaters. The same is true of propane clothes dryers. That saves time, money, and energy.

Propane Delivery from Ace-Robbins

You can rely on Ace-Robbins for safe, reliable, and affordable propane delivery. We proudly serve our Eastern Pennsylvania customers from Bradford to Wyoming county, from Lackawanna to Luzerne, and from Susquehanna to Sullivan. We also deliver, install, and monitor propane tanks.

Join our family of satisfied customers today. Contact Ace-Robbins for more information on propane delivery or propane tank installation and monitoring.