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Odor Present on Delivery Ticket

The odor present box on your delivery ticket should ALWAYS be checked “yes”—it does not mean that there is a leak in your propane system. Propane is a naturally odorless gas. Typically, an odorant called mercaptan is added to propane to provide a distinctive odor or smell. This allows the consumer to detect if there […]

The History of Propane

The Discovery In 1910, Dr. Walter O. Snelling, a chemist and explosives expert for the U.S. Bureau of Mines, was contacted to investigate vapors coming from a gasoline tank vent of a newly purchased Ford Model T. Dr. Snelling filled a glass jug with the gasoline from the Ford Model T and discovered on his […]

Safe Grilling Tips for Outdoor Summer Fun

Grilling Tips 1. Always read and follow all the grill manufacturer’s instructions before turning on and lighting the grill. Keep the top open when lighting a propane grill, and don’t close it until you are sure grill is lit. 2. Season the meat before cooking and use a light hand. Whether you’re adding salt, pepper, […]

Scholarship Opportunity

College Foundation Funds New Scholarship with Aid from New York Propane Gas Association December 17, 2010 For More Information Contact: Deborah Renfrew (518) 629-7180 d.renfrew@hvcc.edu Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Hudson Valley Community College Foundation announced a new scholarship funded by a gift of $12,000 from the New York Propane Gas Association (NYPGA) for […]

Propane Safety During Winter Storms

Friday, December 10, 2010 For More Information: Barbara Roach Executive Director 518-383-3823 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Albany, NY – December 9, 2010 – As many homeowners across the Northeast have seen this week, winter is now here and New Yorkers need to be prepared for heavy snowfalls and frigid temperatures. “It is so important […]

Star Gas Products, Inc. Supports the Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis

POUGHKEEPSIE. NY–This past February 14th was more than just Valentine’s Day for family and employees of Star Gas Products Inc. It was a celebration that marked the second year anniversary of Maribeth S. Muellerleile (granddaughter, daughter, and niece of the owners) returning home after being hospitalized due to an exacerbation of multiple Sclerosis. “We realized […]

Propane Tankless Water Heaters – Go Green and Save Money

Press Release For more information, contact Barbara Roach nypga@localnet.com 518.383.3823 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Propane Tankless Water Heaters Go Green and Save Money Albany, NY – March 19, 2009 – In a world where going “green” is top-of-mind, it’s surprising to discover that many homeowners are unaware of a proven way to save energy, water and […]