From water and home heating, to cooking and clothes drying, propane provides essential energy solutions to help you save money and the environment.
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Propane is used daily by hundreds of thousands of Canadians from coast to coast to coast, from heating homes, drying crops, powering forklifts to transporting children to school.
The health and safety of customers and employees are vital to the propane industry.
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For My Home / Cooking
Gas is the energy of choice by the majority of professional chefs and by many homeowners for its performance, affordability and efficiency. Gas appliances are also more reliable, with the ability to continue operating during a power outage compared to electrical appliances.
Propane ranges, cooktops and ovens provide even heating, precise temperature control and instant on/off capabilities. This results in better temperature control, and higher heating capacity in addition to saving time in a busy kitchen.
Gas cooktops also cool down much quicker than electric ones, helping to prevent overcooking and is an added safety feature.
Many recent models are Energy Star certified and are 30 to 60% more efficient than older generation models.
Propane produces a strong flame, perfectly suited for cooking over high heat, or for cooking or searing meat, fish and poultry. The stable flame and even heat distribution on the grill guarantee a precise cooking time, whether you are a restaurant owner or a home cook!
Propane cooktops are usually equipped with thermostatic controllers that allow for optimal responsiveness for temperature control. Their design allows for a homogeneous distribution of heat over the entire cooking surface. Modern cooktops consume about 30% less energy than older models.
Some consumers use propane for modern or unique cooking applications, such as for ice-making or maple syrup boiling!
The health and safety of customers and employees are vital to the propane industry. Whether you are a first-time customer or a veteran in the propane workforce, this section offers a wide array of valuable information on the safe usage and storage of propane.
Refillable one-pound cylinder kits manufactured to specification TC-39M, and aerosol containers are being sold in Canada.