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.
LPG, or liquefied petroleum gas, behaves in a similar way to natural gas and can fuel all familiar domestic household gas appliances, such as central heating boilers and cookers as well as gas fires and AGAs, making it a popular choice with consumers.
Reasons why LPG is a popular choice in fuelling off gas grid homes include:
When it comes to environmental performance and cost, LPG offers a superior solution to off gas grid homes:
Ultimately LPG is a fuel that is clean, green, widely available and perfect for familiar appliances from gas fires to AGAs, making it an easy option for housebuilders to discuss with prospective homeowners. It’s ease of installation makes it an attractive proposition to housebuilders whilst its ease of use means a happy homeowner, long after the keys have been handed over.
For more information on the benefits of LPG or to find your nearest supplier, please visit www.uklpg.org.
The trade association for the LPG and bioLPG industry in the UK