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School bus

Lesson Learned: More Schools Turning to Propane Autogas to Power Their Fleets

Want proof that propane autogas is the smart choice for a small- to mid-sized fleet hauling precious cargo? Look no further than the iconic yellow school buses of our nation’s public schools.

What’s on July 4th grilling menu?

Whether you’re planning a holiday bash or simple get-together for your family, July 4th is a great day to get out and do some cooking on your propane barbecue grill. But what’s on the menu for our great nation’s 242nd birthday? Are you thinking classic burgers and dogs or something more exotic? Either way, here […]

Family swimming pool

Five Tips for Increasing Pool Heater Efficiency

If you’ve never run a propane pool heater before, you may be in for a surprise the first time you use it – especially if you run it before outdoor temperatures start to really rise this summer.

Tankless water heater

Thinking About Going Tankless? Do It Today and Save!

We have talked before on this blog about how to cut your water heating bills – and one of the best ways to do it is to upgrade to a high-efficiency tankless water heater.

Large propane tank

Why Isn’t My Propane Tank 100 Percent Full?

If you’re a keen observer, you have probably noticed that Hocon propane delivery teams never completely fill your propane tank.

Grilling steaks

Healthy Propane Grilling Basics

Outdoor cooking season is upon us – time to fire up your propane grill and get to work on your charbroiled masterpieces. The question is, can you make your grilled meals as healthy as they are delicious?

Residential propane tank

Two Key Questions to Ask When Buying a New Propane Tank – Part 2 of 2

In our last post, we talked about the importance of rightsizing your propane tank – one of the key considerations when it’s time for a propane tank upgrade. Today we’ll talk about important factor in your decision: buying vs. leasing.


Two Key Questions to Ask When Buying a New Propane Tank – Part 1 of 2

When it comes time to replace your home’s propane tank – whether because your current tank has reached the end of its usable life or simply because you’ve outgrown your previous model…

Propane fire pit

Upgrade Your Summer with the Power of Propane

Believe it or not, summer 2018 is almost here – and we’ve certainly earned it after the winter we just had (officially it’s a bit more than six weeks away, but unofficially? We’re already looking longingly at Memorial Day weekend).

Safety tips

Six Spring Propane Safety Tips

Here at Hocon Gas, nothing is more important than keeping you and your family safe – and although propane is one of the safest sources of home energy around, it does require some basic care and knowledge about it to keep your family protected.