Propane: Helping Fuel America’s National Parks
October 24, 2014
Clean, American-made propane is ideal for organizations focused on sustainability. So, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) set up a partnership with the U.S. National Park Service to donate propane-powered equipment to parks that could use it. Hear how Blue Ridge Parkway, Yellowstone, and Mammoth Cave national parks have all made alternative fuels part of their operations, such as using propane for mowing, fueling tour buses, and backup power generation.
Mowing With Propane: Why It’s Right For You
September 19, 2012
What do propane-fueled commercial mowers offer?Lower operating costs. Proven performance. Fewer emissions. Easy on-site refueling and less downtime. Reduced fuel spills and pilferage. Abundant fuel supply produced in the United States.
Innovative Propane Technologies: Micro Combined Heat and Power (CHP)
July 24, 2012
Combined heat and power (CHP) systems use an internal combustion engine to generate heat as well as electricity. Usually found in commercial settings, CHP systems are not new. Recently, however, manufacturers have started offering smaller-scale versions suitable for residential or light commercial use. This video examines two CHP models currently on the market: the Ecopower by Marathon Engine Systems and the CP10WN-SPB by Yanmar America Corp.
Design and Installation of Outdoor Propane Applications
July 24, 2012
This video provides an overview of the design and installation considerations for outdoor propane applications in a residential setting. Topics covered include best practices for water and space heating, fuel plumbing, and tank placement, as well as safety considerations for outdoor cooktops and fire features. The video also emphasizes the rising popularity of outdoor spaces among homeowners who desire a flexible, attractive living environment that can be created at lower cost than a finished interior room.