Propane is also known as Liquefied Petroleum (LP) gas. It is a by-product of crude oil and natural gas refining, popularly used as a source of fuel. It is a non-toxic, colorless and odorless gas. About 97% of propane that is used in the U.S is majorly produced in North America. A unique odor is added to liquefied propane at the refinery for it to be detected easily. It is a hydrocarbon (C3H8), gas that burns much cleaner in comparison to diesel, gasoline and other fossil fuels.
Power bills can shoot up during winter due to home heating but there are ways to lower energy consumption without losing comfort. Integrating these simple tricks won’t take more than thirty minutes of your time and most of the materials needed are cheap and easily accessible so you should be able to see a quick return on your investment.
Expenditure on heating oil is expected to drop by 2% this winter. That’s according to the October 2013 Short Term Energy And Winter Fuels Outlook report released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). In comparison there is expected to be a rise of 13% in the expenditure on natural gas.