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Being a pod person could really pay off.

Propane podDon’t worry. We’re not talking about those alien imposters from science fiction movies and T.V. shows, grown in giant husks to resemble your neighbors. We’re talking about the Propane Energy Pod.

It’s way less creepy, and will save you a heck of a lot on your home energy bills.

“Propane Energy Pod” is a term used to describe switching all a home’s systems ꟷ space heating, water heating, cooking, and more ꟷ from electricity to propane to optimize your energy efficiency and cut down on costs.

A recent article from explains how the Propane Energy Pod can work for you. Here’s a breakdown:

AdobeStock 95165364Commercial trucks are the backbone of our economy. Almost everything you buy was at some point transported by one.
And more than ever before, those trucks are being fueled by propane.

A recent article explores the growth of propane-powered commercial vehicles in the last couple years.

Here are some takeaways:

Fotolia 39789507 Subscription Monthly XXLCooler weather doesn’t have to mean moving your parties indoors. A propane-powered patio heater can keep your guests cozy all season long. And with a variety of models including table top, standing, hanging, wall and ceiling mount and portable units, you’re sure to find the perfect one for you.

Here are some common questions about propane patio heaters, courtesy of the experts at Northline Express.

Fotolia 145635445 Subscription Monthly LFall means brightly colored leaves, crisp air and fun activities like apple picking and hayrides.

But it also means winter is just around the corner.

Here are some tips to keep your propane tank safe this snowy season.

  1. Mark Your Tank.  In Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan, we expect huge snowfalls during the winter. And a lot of snow can bury your tank. If it’s not visible, it could be hit by a delivery truck, which could cause a leak. So attach a brightly colored flag to the top so you know where it is at all times.


The Lakes Gas family cheered on the Minnesota Vikings at their game against the Baltimore Ravens at U.S. Bank Stadium on October 22nd. Fifty Lakes Gas employees and their family members represented the company at the game. And all that company spirit must have been good luck for the Vikings. They beat the Ravens 24 to 16.

In addition to the game, those in attendance also saw Esera Tualo – a former defensive tackle for the Vikings – sing the national anthem. Tualo recently competed on NBC’s “The Voice.”

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