Pixie Gas meets all U.S. DOT (Department of Transportation: USDOT:1875271) and NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) guidelines for installing and converting vehicles for running on alternative fuel.
Pixie Gas is the only currently certified U.S. DOT installer in the country.
“The Propane Education & Research Council’s Static Electricity in the Propane Industryprogram reduces the likelihood of incidents involving static electricity. A booklet and DVD provide a practical approach to static electricity, including its causes and sources, common threats that may be present at propane handling facilities and strategies to reduce the risk of unwanted ignition.” – PERC Smartbrief
The Propane Education & Research Council will convene April 13 in Atlanta at the Marriott Atlanta Marquis at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The meeting is scheduled to conclude at 5:00 p.m. Download the agenda. Contact PERC at 202-452-8975 for further information.
“Looking for an innovative, interactive way to share the latest propane training with local construction professionals? With the PERC Interactive Training Module you can add up to five online training tools to your website: the Propane Energy Pod Tool, the Virtual Home, the Heating Energy Cost and Carbon Calculator, the Energy Efficiency Map, and the Propane Products and Appliance Directory. Adding the module to your website is easy. Get started today.” – PERC
PERC- Inergy’s Senior Vice President of Business Development Carl Hughes disputed several “myths” that suggest propane’s global and domestic supplies are running short. The propane inventory levels in the U.S. are lower than their usual averages “because U.S. propane exports are on a record pace due to the strong global propane market” and have nothing to do with the “long-term availability of propane,” Hughes wrote. LP Gas magazine
“The 11th annual National Motor Vehicle and Aviation Workshops and Exposition for federal fleet managers runs through the end of this week at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando. There, managers nationwide will learn how propane autogas can cut down on their operating and maintenance costs without harming performance or affecting the reliability of their vehicles.”
“A new online training tool allows users to compare a Propane Energy Pod home with a standard home on the homes’ annual energy rates, carbon dioxide emissions and Home Energy Rating System scores in any county in the U.S. Check it out.” – PERC
“Using liquid propane or natural gas treatments to fuel fire pits is safer and more convenient than burning wood, but property owners must still observe caution and diligence to avoid accidents. For wood fires, fire-pit owners must not overload their units and must always use spark screens to keep embers and sparks from coming out of the container. When finished, homeowners may spread the embers on a flat surface to cool down and extinguish them with water.” – PERC