Over 8 million households use propane gas to fuel their home heating system. Take a look below to find out why.
|A propane furnace consistently supplies air at 120ºF, so the air feels warm.||Electric heat pumps dispense air at 95ºF (lower than your body temperature), so the air still feels cool even though the heat is on.|
|Propane gas furnaces last an average of 20 years and cost less to repair than electric heaters.||Electric heat pumps only last an average of 12 years.|
|Propane-fueled space heaters produce fewer air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions than those fueled by oil and electricity.||Global warming, here we come...|
|On average, propane gas water heaters are 42 percent less expensive than electric heaters.||Electric water heaters cost approximately $10 more per month to operate than comparable propane units.|
|Propane gas water heaters have a quicker recovery rate than electric water heaters, so you'll have hot water when you need it.||Make sure you are the first one to take a shower if you want hot water.|
|Over an average unit's life span, propane gas water heaters can save homeowners nearly $2,000 when compared to an electric unit||Now about that family vacation...|
In addition, propane furnaces cost less to repair than electric heaters and propane gas fireplace systems cost between 30 to 60 percent less per hour of operation than do wood-burning fireplaces.