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Benefits of Heating Your Home With Propane

Enjoy both comfort & energy efficiency!

propane furnace Smithfield, nc As lovely as this past summer was, it’s time to look ahead to the colder weather to come and how you’ll keep your home warm, safe, and comfortable.

Parker Gas is here to help, with space heater installation and service along with dependable propane delivery with options such as Automatic Delivery and wireless propane tank monitoring.

Get energy efficient heating without sacrificing comfort with propane

While there has been a big push nationwide and right here in North Carolina to use electricity for home heating based on the misguided belief that it is somehow “cleaner” than propane, electric heating systems are quite problematic both in terms of how well they heat and their actual environmental friendliness.

According to the Department of Energy, propane home heating has become more cost-effective compared to electricity in recent years. Moreover, a propane furnace has the advantage of heating air at higher temperatures (between 130° and 140° Fahrenheit) compared to an electric heating system (typically up to only 98.6°). As a result, you will experience a noticeable difference in superior warmth!

In very cold weather, the limited heat energy outside poses a challenge for electric heat pumps to maintain optimal comfort.

Supplemental heating such as electric space heaters, often needed with electric heating systems, can be quite expensive to operate. Similarly, relying on backup electric strips can also be costly and may result in a burnt odor due to dust and residue accumulation.

Finally, electricity is far from being a clean source of energy. It is accountable for the second largest portion of greenhouse gas emissions. A staggering 63% of our electricity is generated by burning fossil fuels, predominantly coal and natural gas.

Why choose propane?

Adding propane to your home offers many advantages over other energy sources for home heating. Here are some of them.

With reliable propane delivery and expert heating equipment service from Parker Gas, you can stay comfy all winter long! Become a customer today.