How Much Can You Save in Your Home with Propane?

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lowcost_redPropane offers you the savings of a gas home combine with the pleasures of country living. Propane appliances such as water heaters, space heaters, clothes dryers and stoves are more efficient and cost less to operate than comparable electric units.

Annual Operating Costs





Water Heater

$385 $455

Space Heater

$51 $94

Clothes Dryer

$62 $102

Kitchen Range

$86 $98

Pool/Spa Heater

$277 $421




Fireplace Logs

$118 $308





$19 $37


Source: Railroad Commission of Texas. Based on average statewide energy prices in 2000 for usage of a family of four. Actual savings may vary depending on usage and equipment efficiency.

Your air is cleaner with propane too. Generating electricity or burning wood or charcoal produces far more pollutants than clean-burning propane.

And you can really clean up with rebates offered through your propane dealer on selected propane appliances.

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