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To: AlmaKing

I have a propane tank.
They top off
There is evaporation
None of what you state seems out of the ordinary


2 posted on 02/06/2013 8:55:20 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: svcw

Dangit. I can’t get away from these folks.


3 posted on 02/06/2013 8:56:46 PM PST by AlmaKing
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To: svcw
There is evaporation

What sort of evaporation? If no vapor is being drawn nothing is leaving the tank.

18 posted on 02/06/2013 9:17:10 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: svcw

I sold my propane co a few years ago to a major national co who are mostly all crooks and opportunists. They will play many pricing games.

Try to own your own tank. Only order after calling each co in your area.
don’t let tank run out

Re price of elect vs LPG - if memory serves me there are 3400 btu’s in 1 kilowatt and price per KW varies per your location. LpG has 91,000 BTU’s per gallon.

So about 27KW to equal 1 gallon of propane.
do that part of the math based on the prices in your area.
Usually tough for elect to be cheaper except certain regions of our country. Wholesale cost of propane goes
Up further away from oil refinery

Also look at the efficiency rating of each appliance ie water heater, furnace. Good lpg furnaces can be 95% each appliance has an info tag that if you’re willing to take the time you can zero in on good cost accounting.

The heat loss of yourhome will be the same whether you use gas or elect.

Most people live in areas served by natural gas - always much cheaper than eeither propane or elect


38 posted on 02/06/2013 9:54:01 PM PST by jcon40
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