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October 11, 2018

A Day Without Propane

In America today, more than 48 million households regularly use propane to some degree or another. That’s almost 40% of the country! Whether you just use propane for your grill, or you use it to heat your whole house, you’ve probably come to recognize many of the advantages of this convenient, clean-burning, efficient fuel. But […]

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September 13, 2018

How Propane Can Transform Your Commercial Fleet

Whether you have just a couple of tractors or a huge fleet of delivery trucks, buses, shuttles, or any other commercial vehicle, you know how quickly things can start to add up. Fuel costs. Maintenance. Licensing. It’s a big responsibility. And it can get expensive. Well, what if we told you that you could transform […]

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August 3, 2018

Top 5 Michigan Destinations This Fall

Last month, we blogged about how propane can power your adventure and give you flexibility, mobility, and freedom from “the grid.” That got us thinking about all the awesome adventures you can go on this fall, all without leaving the great state of Michigan! In fact, it’s pretty much impossible to narrow it down to […]

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July 9, 2018

Propane Can Power Your Adventure

Of all the many virtues of propane, one of the best is mobility. Think of it. With most other sources of heat and energy, you have to be connected to “the grid.” The hookups, for the most part, are fixed. Appliances need to be near an existing gas line or outlet. And if the neighborhood […]

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June 8, 2018

Propane and Lawn Care: #PropaneCanDoThat!

Now that winter is finally, definitively over in Michigan, homeowners everywhere have at long last hung up the shovels, shoved the snow blowers to back of the garage, and retrieved the lawnmowers from deep storage. If you run a lawn care, landscaping, or agricultural business, the busy season is officially back. And considering the heavy […]

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May 4, 2018

Propane Standby Generators: Don’t Get Left in the Dark!

It doesn’t take much to knock out the power to your home or business. Let’s set the scene: Here in Michigan, a storm is always a real possibility. Blizzards in the winter (or perhaps even the middle of April …). Thunderstorms (or even tornadoes) the rest of the year. Heat waves that cause electrical equipment […]

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April 3, 2018

From Farm to Table: Propane Leads the Way

There’s a reason more than 800,000 farms across America regularly use propane in their day-to-day operations. Clean, reliable, and efficient American propane provides the power to plant, water, harvest, dry, store, and transport our national food supply. Michigan leads the nation in production of crops like asparagus, cucumbers, and cherries, just to name a few. […]

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March 9, 2018

Help and Education for Homebuilders

No region of the United States relies on propane to deliver residential heating and energy than the Midwest, with Michigan leading the way—a greater percentage of homes use it here than any other state! The advantages of propane can’t be denied, especially in cold-winter locales—it’s safe, environmentally friendly, heats quickly, and beats natural gas and […]

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February 16, 2018

The MPGA Proudly Supports Habitat for Humanity

Cold winters. Skyrocketing housing costs. Poor insulation. Aging furnaces, water heaters, and pipes. In Michigan—just like in many other places around the country—it’s never been more important to ensure affordable, accessible, and energy-efficient housing and utilities for people of all walks of life. That’s one reason why the Michigan Propane Gas Association supports multiple billing […]

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January 12, 2018

Safety Is Our Top Priority

There are lots of reasons to love propane. One of the biggest is safety, thanks to strict rules, certification programs, and training enforced by the propane industry, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and local and state authorities. Fires that cause significant injury or damage to property are exceedingly rare. Plus, because propane is non-toxic, […]

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