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  • Off Gas Grid Homes: LPG as the ideal solution

    Tuesday 13th December 2016

    The drive to deliver carbon savings within budget on new builds is a tricky one, with technology and fuel solutions all subject to scrutiny by developers, particularly as budgets remain tight. Availability, reliability, ease of installation and use are major considerations, making LPG an attractive option for heating homes in rural areas for housebuilders and homeowners alike.

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  • LPG: Bringing benefits to the forklift truck industry

    Friday 2nd December 2016

    There are many reasons why forklift managers will choose LPG to fuel their forklift truck fleet. Much cleaner and greener than diesel, it is a versatile fuel source that cuts air and noise pollution and, when you look at the range of benefits it brings to users compared to its diesel-fuelled and electric counterparts, it’s no surprise that LPG is a popular choice:

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  • Driving LPG into our cities: an immediate solution to the air pollution crisis

    Thursday 3rd November 2016

    You may have seen recent media coverage about the LPG taxi project that’s underway in Birmingham. Thanks to funding from a number of parties – including Birmingham City Council – more than 50 black cabs are being converted to run on automotive LPG, aiming to improve the health of people living and working in the second city.

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  • Greener whisky is on the way

    Tuesday 18th October 2016

    I can think of nothing better than a glass of single malt after a day on the Scottish mountains…the peace and tranquillity…it’s as if time stands still.

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  • LPG Vehicles: The Fleet Solution to Urban Air Quality

    Friday 23rd September 2016

    It was great to see LPG fuel provider Autogas Limited showcasing OEM LPG vehicles to test drive at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Show last week. Both the Ssangyong Tivoli and Ford Transit Connect Kombi have been launched with right hand drive to generate interest from UK fleet customers and explore the potential market for OEM LPG vehicles, particularly in fleets.

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  • LPG: fuelling our farms

    Tuesday 13th September 2016

    As one of the most energy-intensive sectors of the economy, farming businesses are always looking for more efficient practices to manage their increasing energy requirements without eroding their profit margins. Consequently, many are turning their attentions towards the most viable off-grid fuel sources to determine where savings can be made, both in pounds and energy efficiencies.

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  • LPG: fuelling the UK foodchain

    Wednesday 24th August 2016

    Our members of UKLPG are reporting a significant increase in demand for LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) from commercial users and the food and drink sector is no exception, with increasing take up in the meat, cereal, dairy, brewing and distilling industries. With some suppliers reporting an increase in demand of as much as 50%, what is driving this switch to LPG and why now?

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  • Three ways LPG autogas can help tackle urban air quality

    Wednesday 27th July 2016

    I was delighted to see urban air quality cited as a top policy priority for the London Mayor Sadiq Khan and UKLPG will be actively involved in the forthcoming consultation to address the issue of poor air quality in London. LPG autogas has an important and potentially transformational role to play in improving air quality in the capital and other urban areas.

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  • Why the Hospitality sector is giving LPG a warm welcome

    Thursday 21st July 2016

    Cooking on gas might be popular with chefs, but the advantages of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) extend far beyond the kitchen for businesses operating in the hospitality sector. LPG is fast becoming the fuel of choice for country hotels, pubs and spas thanks to its versatility and ability to deliver clean, low carbon energy for space and water heating, as well as cooking!

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