Zero Net Energy Home Trends

$3 billion: The potential market value for ZNE homes by 2037, according to the Rocky Mountain Institute

Zero Net Energy (ZNE) homes are becoming more popular every day. In fact, more than 22,000 zero net energy projects are either in design, construction, or completed, according to Team Zero1. As high-performance technologies and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems become more cost-effective and energy codes require higher efficiencies, ZNE and Zero Energy Ready (ZER) homes…

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Light Up Your Home with Propane Outdoor Lighting

Propane gas lantern

Propane Outdoor Lighting Ideas Real flame lighting creates an unforgettable look for outdoor spaces and can increase your home’s curb appeal and value. Propane outdoor lighting is increasingly being used for walkways, columns, general lighting, patios, outdoor living areas and more. Plus, propane outdoor lighting is totally odorless and will function even during a power…

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Choosing a Tank for Your Propane Home

Technician testing a propane tank

Propane provides real benefits when used in new home construction, remodels or upgrades. Performance, efficiency and comfort are all qualities that homeowners enjoy from propane appliances. There is also the security of knowing that your energy source is stored on-site and not subject to power outages or curtailments. A key to ensuring that energy independence…

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Propane vs. Electric in Homes

Black truck sitting in the driveway of a propane home

Source Energy Secrets and Home Heating Propane is an ideal option to power homes in Missouri and across the Midwest. It’s a clean, high-performing and efficient energy that provides a long list of benefits for homeowners. Electric power is sometimes perceived to be clean energy as well. However, unless it’s generated from an on-site renewable…

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The Benefits of On-Demand Hot Water Heaters

Person sticking their hand into water from a shower head

As you turn the faucet on for a shower, you expect hot water instantly, right? Even though that’s the desired outcome, it’s not always a reality if you have multiple people living in your home. Standard electric tank-style water heaters take time to heat water once the storage tank empties. If you’re last in line…

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Weather-Proofing Homes with Dependable Backup Power

Generac propane backup generator

Are you prepared to go several days without electricity? For many, unfortunately, the answer may be no. Recently, with severe cold weather sweeping across the U.S., many had to face the harsh realities of power outages from electric and natural gas utilities. Whether caused by storms, natural disasters or some other factor, the loss of…

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Key Differences Between Propane and Natural Gas

Woman cooking on a propane stove

You have a lot to think about when you’re building a new home; what contractors to use, design, materials, finishes and the list goes on and on. Another important may be choosing a primary energy source to power your major appliances like furnaces and water heaters. Propane and natural gas are popular options because of…

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Propane Brings the Heat for Campen Heating and Air

Campen Heating and Air Propane Furnace

Campen Heating and Air provides HVAC services in northeastern Missouri and Illinois. Based in Canton, Missouri and owned and operated by John Campen, the company provides heating, cooling, furnace and air conditioning installation, repair and maintenance. Serving a large rural Missouri and Illinois market, propane brings the heat for Campen Heating and Air in many…

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Pairing Propane Furnaces with Water Heaters for Maximum Efficiency

Appliance Technician

Propane-powered furnaces are a great option for home heating across the state of Missouri and throughout the country. Homeowners who heat with propane enjoy a several benefits: warmer, more comfortable heat, energy savings from propane’s efficient performance and a reduced carbon footprint. If you are a homeowner planning to build or remodel your residence, take…

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Sizing Hot Water Heaters for the Home

Man inspecting propane hot water heater

Because of their potential for lower energy costs, tankless water heaters are becoming more popular in new homes and as replacements for storage tank units in existing ones. Propane tankless water heaters provide homeowners savings in energy costs compared with typical electric tank models. Their small footprint, ability to heat water quickly on demand, and…

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