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Q. How does a propane furnace compare to an electric heat pump in terms of performance?

  • A propane furnace consistently supplies air at 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Electric heat pumps dispense 95-degree air, which is less than body temperature (98.6 degrees), so the air feels cool, not warm.
  • Propane gas furnaces last an average of 20 years, while electric heat pumps last an average of 12 years. The cost of repairing propane gas furnaces is also lower than the cost of repairing electric heaters.

Q. What are some advantages of propane space heaters?

  • Vent-free propane-fueled space heaters are 99.9 percent efficient.
  • Propane-fueled space heaters produce minimal air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions.

Q. How popular is propane gas for home heating?

  • Approximately 8.1 million households use propane gas to fuel their home-heating systems.

Q. How well do gas water heaters work?

  • Propane gas water heaters are very cost effective, heating more than twice as much water in an hour as a comparable electric model.

Q. What benefits do propane gas fireplaces offer?

  • Propane gas fireplaces produce fewer emissions than wood-burning units and cost less to operate. They can also be turned off easily with a switch, eliminating concern about remaining embers.

Q. Why should I consider a gas stove?

  • Propane-fueled cook tops offer instant heat and absolute temperature control.
  • 97% of professional chefs prefer cooking with gas.

Q. How do gas dryers perform compared to electric dryers?

  • Propane-fueled dryers can complete drying tasks in approximately three-quarters of the time it takes an electric unit, saving you time and money.

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