Propane Building Resources

Take the first step toward high-performance buildings. Download our propane building guides below.

The Build with Propane Guide:
Commercial Edition

Consider this guide your personal handbook to learn about propane systems, new technology, and products in commercial construction. It's packed with information you can put to use in your next project. From the basics of propane delivery and distribution to setting a timeline for the installation of propane systems, the handbook is a comprehensive resource to guide your energy source decisions.
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The Build with Propane Guide:
Residential Edition

This comprehensive project resource was updated in September 2013 with new information on comparative energy costs, greenhouse gas emissions, and home energy ratings. It's the best place to start when you're learning about high-performance, propane-fueled residential building systems.
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The Propane Technical Pocket Guide

Updated in November 2013 to cover residential and commercial construction, the Pocket Guide is an easy-to-use reference for construction professionals ready to start building with propane. It includes frequently referenced facts and data about propane systems, such as gas properties, pipe and tube sizing, and fuel load estimates for popular applications. View online or download copies for your contractors.
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Propane Incentives
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