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Is Propane The Same As Natural Gas?

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What is the difference and what are the benefits?

You may have heard the words “propane” and “gas” being used interchangeably. While propane is most certainly a gas, it is important to distinguish the difference between this energy source and other energy sources that are considered natural gases.

Propane basics

Propane is a fuel that is made from natural gas processing and petroleum refining. Since it is stored as a liquid it is also referred to as liquefied petroleum gas, LPG or LP. Propane is non-toxic and, therefore, not harmful to any surrounding soil, water or other organisms in the event of a spill.

Reasons to use propane over natural gas

There are many benefits of using propane as opposed to a natural gas. Here are some advantages the fuel provides to its customers:

Hocon has the propane you need

If you are interested in switching from natural gas to propane or are in need of reliable propane services, the experts at Hocon Gas can help.

We are happy to tell you about all the ways propane can be used around your home such as whole-house heating, heating water, cooking, grilling, igniting fireplaces and drying clothes in a clothes dryer.

The services we offer throughout Connecticut and in certain parts of Massachusetts and New York include:

Hocon Gas and propane can make your life easier and more convenient. Contact us today to learn more!

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