Safe, Clean & Green

Renewable propane brings emissions reductions to exceptionally efficient equipment.

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Compared with grid-based electricity, renewable propane — like conventional propane — emits very few greenhouse gases. It contains no methane and virtually no particulate matter, and renewable propane’s carbon intensity is low and getting lower with more research. Pair that with the fact that renewable propane’s feedstocks are affordable and plentiful — and its production process has a small carbon impact — and it becomes clear that this is a clean and green fuel.

The Significance of Energy Efficiency

When you see a blue Energy Star label on propane equipment or a propane appliance, you know that the item you’re looking at produces fewer emissions and uses less energy than nearly all comparable products on the market.

In fact, the amount of pollution prevented in one year as a result of consumers using Energy Star products was equal to 23 million cars’ worth of pollution. At the same time, they saved $12 billion.

Renewable Propane: A Clean-Burning Fuel
Far fewer greenhouse gas emissions result from propane generators than from generators powered by diesel or gasoline.

Consider these points about conventional propane, which is already incredibly clean-burning:

  • A propane tankless water heater can prevent 3,000 pounds of CO2 from going into the environment annually.
  • Propane-powered homes reduce CO2 use by 30% when compared with all-electric homes. This includes direct use of propane for space heating, water heating, cooking and clothes drying.
  • Propane itself is not a greenhouse gas, and propane-powered homes reduce greenhouse gases by 50%.
  • Far fewer greenhouse gas emissions result from propane generators than from generators powered by diesel or gasoline.

Additionally, propane is an ideal option for times when functioning off the grid is either preferable or inevitable.

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Renewable Propane Combines Efficiency with Decarbonization

Now, consider that all the high-efficiency products listed above can see even better environmental performance with renewable propane and other renewable liquid gases. Derived from sustainable organic sources, renewable propane’s carbon intensity (CI) score is roughly one-quarter that of conventional propane’s already low CI. What’s more, it is only 15% the CI of America’s average grid electricity!

The energy solutions we implement in the effort to address climate change cannot be addressed by any single source of fuel. Instead, we need to look at climate change as a broad challenge with several long-term, multifaceted solutions. Renewable propane is most definitely one of these solutions.

Who Benefits From Renewable Propane?

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Health-care facilities

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First responders

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The work-from-home population

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It’s important to remember that propane and renewable propane alike are nontoxic. There’s no residue left behind, and both types of fuel are harmless to soil and water. And while a tank leak is quite unlikely for a well-maintained system, there are no risks to worry about in terms of home or property damage even if one does happen.