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Three Ways to Tell How Much Gas Is Left in Your Propane Barbecue Cylinder

We’re at the height of outdoor living season here in Connecticut – time to get out and cooking on your propane barbecue grill! Just make sure you have enough propane to get you through your next summer cookout.

Carbon monoxide cloud

What to Know about CO

Any fuel-burning equipment that operates in your Connecticut home produces at least some amount of carbon monoxide (CO). In very small amounts, CO is relatively harmless – but as it builds, CO can become an increasingly dangerous threat to the health and safety of your family.

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…