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Gone Green-Top Environmental Benefits about Propane

Blossman Gas, the nation’s largest privately family and employee- owned propane company in the United States indicates that propane, a clean, efficient energy source is not just for firing up the grill or heating the home.  Propane is used in 48 million households as well as many businesses for water and space heating, indoor and outdoor cooking, clothes drying, and backup power. Additionally, many industries increasingly choose propane to cost effectively fuel vehicles and equipment while lowering emissions.

Propane is the true, green energy solution.

Propane is one of the cleanest burning fossil fuels. It creates less pollution, providing all of us with cleaner, more breathable air. Propane is an approved, alternative, clean-fuel listed in the 1990 Clean Air Act, as well as the National Energy Policy Act of 1992 making it an ideal energy source for those dedicated to protecting and preserving our planet.

 Here are 8 Top Environmental Benefits about Propane

  1.    Propane is a nontoxic, environmentally responsible fuel that doesn’t contaminate aquifers or soil.
  2. Propane does not endanger the environment so the placement of propane tanks (above or below ground) cannot result in soil or water environment.
  3. Coal –burning electric power plants emit twice as much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere as propane, at a comparatively low 38% efficiency rate.
  4. A recent whole-home study by the Propane Education & Research Council showed that each propane appliance resulted in a minimum of 70% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions per appliance.
  5. Reducing electricity usage by switching to propane can make a powerful difference to our environment.
  6. 100% of the propane used in America is made in the U.S. increasing the energy security of America.
  7. Propane is a valuable alternative to electricity and significantly reduces emission of greenhouse gases.
  8. Greenhouse gases are emitted from several sources, but 80% of the emissions from human activity can be attributed to the combustion of fossil fuels for energy.

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About Blossman Gas

Blossman Propane Gas, Appliance & Service has been providing the comforts of propane and propane appliances to families throughout the Southeast and Mid Atlantic for more than 60 years. Servicing customers in 12 states from 72 branches, the family-and employee-owned company sells more than 85 million gallons of propane a year. Showrooms provide demonstrations and expertise on most national manufacturers of ranges, cooktops, water heaters, generators, gas grills and gas logs. Leading the industry in technician training, Blossman is a full-service company that provides everything from propane delivery to appliance sales, installation and service. For more information, call 1.888.Blossman or