This course will explore how propane is effectively used in residential construction, specifically for: space heating, water heating, cooking, clothes drying, fireplaces, power generation and outdoor living. Today, several innovative technologies make propane a reliable, versatile and affordable choice for homes.

Throughout the US, in areas without affordable access to natural gas, high-performance propane energy applications are being installed in homes to meet efficiency requirements for tax credits, green building codes and sustainable building programs.

Learning Objectives

  • Compare propane to other energy choices for high performance homes.
  • Describe the energy and performance characteristics of high efficiency propane applications for residential projects.
  • Describe propane's role in energy ratings and above-code green building programs.
  • Understand propane storage and distribution system options.

Pre-Requisite: Basic knowledge of propane applications.