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Propane vs. Natural Gas: Which Is Best for Your Home?

December 29, 2016

Propane and natural gas are both popular fuels used for heating homes and powering appliances across the country. If you have the option of using either, how do you know which is the best choice? The answer is not as straightforward as you may think, as both have pros and cons. Here, we’ll compare propane…

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Using Propane for Off-Grid Power

May 28, 2016

When you hear the term “living off the grid,” you probably think of using alternative energy sources such as solar power to generate electricity, or wood stoves and ovens for heating and cooking purposes. However, many homeowners are discovering the many benefits of using propane for off-grid systems. Propane is a clean-burning fuel that is…

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Propane for Agriculture: Eco-friendly Upgrades & Incentives

May 12, 2016

Have you considered using propane as the primary fuel source in your farming operation? Propane is a reliable, efficient, clean-burning energy source you can use for tasks in the field and all around your property. This abundant fuel source is produced in the United States — approximately 830,000 U.S. farmers make use of agricultural propane…

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Propane Energy Pods

March 29, 2016

Propane is a clean, efficient, versatile gas that can serve as a reliable, cost-effective home energy solution. A great way to maximize the benefits of propane for new home construction or a remodeling project is by combining propane gas appliances to create a propane energy pod. A pod consists of five home energy applications: space…

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What Is Propane Autogas?

March 14, 2016

In a time when there is a keen focus on protecting the environment and preserving natural resources, the use of autogas as an alternative fuel source continues to gain traction in nations throughout the world. What is autogas? Also known as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), autogas is the product of natural gas processing and petroleum…

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Propane Tax Credit in Virginia

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March 10, 2016

Propane is a versatile, energy-rich gas that offers numerous benefits such as flexible installation, dependability, cost savings and environmental friendliness. No wonder so many home and business owners throughout the United States are making the transition to clean-burning propane as their primary fuel source! In addition to helping reduce your energy bills, there are other…

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How Long Does Diesel Fuel Last?

January 5, 2016

Diesel fuel has a wide range of both residential and commercial applications, from powering backup generators to driving large trucks and heavy machinery. Whether you use diesel on a regular basis or only in emergency situations, there are two questions you need to be able to answer in order to keep your equipment running and…

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Foster Fuels’ Guide to Energy Efficiency Tips for Winter

December 16, 2015

As the leaves turn and we know that winter is coming, the annual battle against Jack Frost resumes in earnest. This battle is waged on two fronts: our houses and our wallets. Fortunately for us, victory on one front means victory on the other. Finding ways to make your house more energy efficient, and therefore…

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Switching to Propane? Here Is What You Need to Know

December 1, 2015

Your home’s heating and cooling is one of its most important systems. Not only does effective heating and cooling keep you comfortable, but it also keeps you safe. Extreme hot and cold temperatures can be life threatening. When it comes to heating, what’s the best way to fuel your home? Propane is a popular and…

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Foster Fuels Winter Heat Checklist

November 24, 2015

As fall fades and winter creeps in, it’s vital to make sure your heating system is fully operational. Many homes use propane for a number of purposes, including running appliances, space heaters, water heaters, backup power, fireplaces and more. As you get ready for cold weather, here’s a checklist for your propane heating system: Call…

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Grilling at the Big Game? Read These Propane Safety Tips for Tailgaters

November 14, 2015

Everyone enjoys a good tailgate before the big game. These stadium-side parties include tents, chairs, food, drink and much more. They also typically feature a propane grill for tailgating, one that helps make fantastic food. However, that propane grill can be a safety hazard if it’s not properly cared for. Have a fun, safe and…

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The Top Benefits of Propane Generators

July 14, 2015

Your trusty old gasoline generator is popular for a reason. Affordable, easy to find, compact and running on regular gasoline, there’s a lot to be said for this old workhorse. But for many users, a propane generator might actually make more sense. When you consider fuel and maintenance costs, environmental impact and the possibility to…

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