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Are you ready for new water heater efficiency regulations?

New water heating standards from the DOE that go into effect this year are re-writing the price-point differential between electric and propane water heaters.

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Remote pool pavilion maximizes breathtaking landscape

The Story pool house, on a grassy plateau overlooking Texas Hill Country, is a dreamy getaway with a stunning backdrop. At its heart is a series of amenities fueled by propane, from the pool heater and domestic water heater to the grill and cooktop.

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Putting the instant back in instantaneous water heaters

While the use of recirculation systems with tankless water heaters has previously been a niche application, a new integrated recirculation technology from Rinnai has the potential to bring tankless recirculation systems into the mainstream.

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DOE standard could eliminate non-condensing furnaces

A DOE proposal would raise the national minimum energy-efficiency standard for gas furnaces from the current 78 percent AFUE to 92 percent by 2021. That standard would effectively eliminate non-condensing furnaces from the market, which could send ripples through the industry if approved.

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Safety screens don’t cool down fireplace demand

ANSI-compliant vented gas fireplaces are now required to include a safety barrier screen as standard equipment. New ANSI-compliant fireplace models are now shipping, as linear and modern propane and gas fireplaces continue to grow in popularity.

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Tankless rack systems offer resilient water heating

Reliability is crucial in commercial water heating. So while using multiple propane tankless water heaters can offer building owners improved energy efficiency and lower the overall cost of ownership, the big selling point for many owners is certainty that they’ll always have hot water.

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Propane heaters battle downtown Detroit building flood

When a burst water pipe floods two entire floors of a downtown building, cleanup will never be an easy task. But in the case of the historic David Stott Building in Detroit, propane heaters made the enormous challenge more manageable.

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Builder case studies

These videos profile builders with real-world experience using propane to please their customers and improve the value of their homes. From one builder to another, these pros deliver unvarnished straight talk on the benefits propane brings to their projects.

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Is this the final call for energy efficiency tax incentives?

Tax filing season is here, which means that business owners are looking for ways to ease their tax burden. For construction pros who build or remodel energy-efficient homes and buildings, a set of "tax extenders" passed by Congress at the end of 2014 could make the tax load a little lighter.

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Contractors will love these time-saving pipe technologies

Construction pros are no longer forced to choose a tankless unit that can only be vented one way. Rinnai's new Ultra Series tankless water heater models offer concentric and PVC/CPVC venting on the same unit, right out of the box.

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