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How the sausage gets made — and delivered

Stevens Sausage requires a high-performance energy source to fuel its boilers and ovens. And the company requires a clean, low-cost fuel source for its 13-vehicle fleet. Propane provides an affordable and accessible fuel source for both the manufacturing and delivery of the company’s pork products.

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Montana hunting lodge’s propane boiler retrofit provides invaluable peace of mind

For hunting guide Cody Carr, adding a propane-fueled boiler to his wood-fired hydronic system allowed him to focus on what’s important: his family and his business.

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'Right-sized' heating for low-load homes

At a home in Pittsburgh stocked with 300 sensors and a propane-fueled furnace, a research project was underway that could change the way American homes are heated. The subject: In an energy-efficient home, can small-capacity heating and cooling equipment actually improve comfort while saving energy?

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For wooded New York getaways, propane's a natural fit

At the high-style Hudson Woods community, the choice of materials pays homage to the community's surroundings, but the appliances and mechanical systems were chosen for their smart use of energy. That's why the designers specified propane systems for heating, pool heating, and other equipment.

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Do you know your propane history?

If you're a building science or history buff that wants to learn more about how a scientific discovery becomes a common amenity in homes and businesses around the country, "Propane in America: The First 100 Years 1912–2012" is the book for you.

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12.2 million Americans live in 'remote' areas

A new analysis of Census data shows that 12.2 million Americans live in remote areas, defined as being a one-hour drive from any city of 50,000 or more people. This group constitutes 3.9 percent of the U.S. population, though the territory defined as remote covers 52 percent of the country's land.

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Dark skies, no cell service, and beautiful retreats

The home sites picked by a typical client at Reader & Swartz Architects often share three features: dark skies, lousy cell phone service, and no accessibility to natural gas. Those features mean propane plays a vital role on nearly every project the firm designs.

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No Power, No Problem

Homebuilders can play a critical role in the battle against power grid instability. A new class of homes, called resilient homes, goes beyond standard weather protection by anticipating natural as well as man-made disasters, such as a crippling terrorist event.

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The Ultimate Guide to Tankless Water Heaters

Our brand new ebook, “The Ultimate Guide to Tankless Water Heaters,” provides a comprehensive primer on this highly efficient technology, collecting five of our most popular and helpful resources on tankless water heaters.

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RESNET adds water efficiency rating

Builder’s Laura McNulty reports on RESNET’s latest focus: an easy-to-use score that measure’s a home’s water efficiency. Along with the HERS Index, the WER Index offers a new marketing opportunity for builders to differentiate their projects.

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