Propane can do that!

Propane fuels the lives of Canadian in many ways. June 7th was the first International Propane Day. Let’s take the opportunity to take a  a look at some uses that can be made of this affordable and low-emission energy source.

(This text is from Canadian Propane Association website)

At home

We know propane as a source of energy to heat up the barbecue or  fuel the appliances in recreational vehicles. But propane can do so much more all year-round at home :

  • Furnaces
  • Hot water heaters
  • Fireplaces and patio heaters
  • Ovens and cooktops
  • Fridges and dryers
  • Pool heaters and generators

On the Road

Propane represents a significant advantage for the transportation industry. In addition to substantial cost savings, it offers a reduction in emissions. Keeping your eyes on the road on your next trip, you could see propane applications for:

  • School and transit buses
  • Taxis and limousines
  • Courier vans
  • Police cars
  • Trucks and vans of all sizes

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In agriculture

There is a lot to do in agriculture field and propane is an energy source that can support an impressive variety of related operations. Here are some of them :

  • Heating livestock facilities, including barns and brooding pens
  • Heating commercial greenhouses
  • Powering irrigation systems
  • Drying grains and crops
  • Controlling pests and weeds without chemicals


Propane is an essential energy solution whose applications are expected to diversify and whose reduced environmental impacts align with global efforts to reduce the environmental footprint.


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Source : Canadian Propane Association