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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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How to select a boiler system for heating and process loads

Propane boilers offer value to commercial buildings by serving both space heating and hot water applications with high efficiency levels and versatile designs. Consulting-Specifying Engineer takes a look at the boiler systems frequently used in university, hospital, and industrial campuses.

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What makes this grilled cheese sandwich so tasty?

While Grafton Village Cheese’s bucolic location lacks easy access to natural gas, the company doesn’t have to sacrifice by paying exorbitant prices for energy. It was able to install low-emission propane boilers to heat and power the processes that turn high-quality milk into delicious aged cheddar.

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