The advantages of propane are tough to beat. Millions of Americans use propane to make their lives more comfortable. Propane is an environmentally friendly choice – a choice that you can make today. Propane burns cleaner, works harder, and operates smarter. Choosing propane means that you can help reduce greenhouse emissions, save energy, and protect the environment. Propane is not harmful to soil and water and the placement of propane tanks either above or below ground is not regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). CLEAN – RELIABLE – ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY propane is a clean burning and non-toxic alternative to heating.
Propane & its Many Uses
- Heating Homes & Businesses
- New Construction
- Agriculture & Farming
- Pool Heaters
- Outdoor Heating
- Fueling Vehicles and Equipment
- Propane Q&A from Propane Education & Research Council (Washington, D.C.)
Propane for School Buses in Vermont
If we had more propane-powered buses in Vermont, school bus fumes would be a thing of the past and kids would have a peaceful, healthier, quieter ride to school. Propane fuel is cheaper and maintenance costs are lower. For the cost of a single electric bus, school districts can purchase three propane buses, benefitting their bottom line while reducing harmful emissions.* Learn more about how to get involved in bringing propane-powered school buses to your Vermont school district here.
Agriculture & Farming
Bourne’s supplies propane for Farming & Agricultural needs. Bourne’s understands ways to cut cost. Let Bourne’s deliver a steady, reliable supply of propane to power your propane needs on the farm.
Nearly 900,000 farms in the United States use propane, and with good reason. Propane is a clean-burning, reliable, and efficient energy source. Farmers can depend on propane to cost effectively and responsibly run their operations both in and out of the field.
More about propane on the farm
Farmers interested in saving money on propane equipment can take advantage of programs offered through national, state, and local organizations. These programs will help farmers experience the benefits of propane technology while helping offset the costs of propane equipment. Follow the link to your state for programs in your area.
Propane Farm Incentive program
USDA Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center
Why Propane in Agriculture?
How Propane Energizes Agriculture
Roadmap of Propane in Agriculture-right on target
Fueling Vehicles and Equipment