Tank Safety Info

Take the time to inspect your cylinder. If your cylinder was manufactured prior to 1988 and is due for requalification, (cylinders need to be requalified 12 years after the original date of manufacture and every five years thereafter) your valve must be replaced with an OPD. The date of manufacturer is located on the neck ring of the cylinder as a three or four digit number. Check the date on your cylinder to see if your tank needs to have the valve replaced. All propane cylinders will … [Read more...]

Where Can I Set My Tank?

2001 GAL.w.c. and OVER - This tank must be placed a minimum of 50' from the nearest line of an adjoining property which may be built upon, and a minimum of 50' from the house. 501-2000 GAL.w.c. - This tank must be placed a minimum of 25' from the nearest line of an adjoining property which may be built upon, and a minimum of 25' from the house. 125-500 GAL.w.c. - This tank must be placed a minimum of 10' from the nearest line of an adjoining property which may be built upon, and a … [Read more...]

How the propane industry is helping you combat rising fuel costs

Propane wholesalers and retailers work hard to protect consumers from "sticker shock." Many retailers purchase advanced supplies of propane at lower contract prices to protect themselves and their customers from the potentially higher seasonal prices. Plus, many propane retailers offer balanced billing payment plans that allow customers to spread their projected annual cost of propane over many months, spreading out the cost of seasonally higher bills. Retailers also encourage customers to … [Read more...]

How to lower your energy costs

Are there steps that consumers can take to guard against winter price increases this year or to help lower their energy bill in general? While the factors that contribute to higher fuel prices cannot be controlled by propane retailers or consumers, there are some simple steps customers can take to lower their energy bill year-round. The industry encourages homeowners to save on energy costs by following this three-step energy plan: Explore fuel payment plan options to spread your … [Read more...]