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Collage300x200Lakes Gas is proud of our employee Karl Schmidt. Karl was recently named U.S. Navy Reserve Seabee, Sailor of The Year NMCB 25 for Fiscal Year 2017. Great work, Karl! Thanks for being on the Lakes Gas team. Your hard work and dedication exemplify the Lakes Gas team spirit.

newblogsimage08If you’ve read our blog before, you’re probably somewhat familiar with propane-powered vehicles. You know propane fuels buses and farm vehicles, and even some cars you pass on the street. But here are some things you may not know about propane autogas, courtesy of the Alternative Fuels Data Center.

There are different kinds of propane vehicles. You can either buy a car meant to run on propane or convert one designed to run on gasoline. If you’ve purchased a vehicle designed to use propane, it can either be dedicated, meaning it only runs on propane, or bi-fuel, meaning it can run on propane or gasoline. 

Image of lakes gas customer and a propane tank.How do you use propane? Maybe it heats your home or grills your burgers. Maybe it runs the buses your children take to school every day. Perhaps it powers vehicles, dries grain, and heats water to keep your farm operation running smoothly.

Whatever your favorite uses for propane, there are more you could be exploring. And when you do, you’ll enjoy clean, affordable energy in other aspects of your life.

Here are some other uses for propane to look in to.

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If you’re new to propane, you may have some questions about trying it. Not to worry, our highly skilled propane professionals will answer any questions you have along the way. And here are a few common ones that may be on your mind.

Image of a farm that uses propane.Propane isn’t just for grilling burgers. It actually helps make the burgers you throw on the grill, by powering the farms that grow the feed and the cattle ranches that produce the beef.

Propane is used in nearly every aspect of farming, from combating insects and running farm vehicles to drying grain and warming orchards during winter cold snaps. On dairy farms, tankless propane-powered water heaters ensure farmers have the hot water they need to clean and sanitize milking areas, all while cutting costs.

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