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Written on: September 24, 2023

Propane suppliers across the nation celebrate the importance of the propane industry.

PERC and the propane industry are excited to kick off their second-annual National Propane Day on Saturday, Oct. 7.

National Propane Day is an opportunity to acknowledge the hard work of the propane industry and the contributions it makes to our daily lives. It’s a time to highlight the economic, environmental, and practical benefits of this fuel, as well as to educate the public about its various applications.

The Versatile Fuel

Propane is a versatile and efficient energy source that is widely used for various purposes. One of its most common uses is as a heating fuel. Propane-powered furnaces, boilers and water heaters provide reliable and efficient warmth during the cold months, making it an essential component of many residential and commercial heating systems.

Propane is also the fuel of choice for cooking in homes, restaurants, and catering businesses. Chefs around the world appreciate its precise and instant heat control, allowing them to create culinary masterpieces with ease.

And when used as a fuel source for backup generators, propane keeps the lights on, appliances running and critical lifesaving equipment operating during blackouts and other electrical disruptions.

Environmental Benefits

National Propane Day is not only about celebrating the convenience and versatility of propane but also about recognizing its environmental benefits. Propane is considered a clean-burning fuel, producing fewer greenhouse gas emissions compared to traditional fuels like gasoline and diesel.

Furthermore, propane is not harmful to soil or water, making it a responsible choice for various applications. Its low emissions and non-toxic nature contribute to a healthier environment for both humans and wildlife.

Innovation and Progress

Propane continues to evolve, with advancements in technology leading to even more efficient and sustainable uses. Propane-powered appliances have become more energy-efficient, helping consumers save on energy costs while minimizing their impact on the environment. And with the advancement of renewable propane, with a carbon-intensity as low as zero, the future looks even brighter.

Celebrating National Propane Day

From educational events and workshops to community gatherings and promotional campaigns, National Propane Day is celebrated in a variety of ways across the country. It’s a chance for propane providers, environmental advocates, and consumers to come together and share their enthusiasm for this vital energy source.

Check with your local propane supplier to see what programs they’re planning for National Propane Day on Saturday, October 7.