Tevis Propane Blog

  • Why did my tank percentage fall so quickly?

    This is a common question propane energy users ask shortly after receiving a delivery to their tank. To answer the question, let’s start with the bleeder valve. The bleeder valve on your tank is always used during delivery. It is designed so that during the filling process, liquid will come out of the open valve […]

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  • Propane Buying Options

    If you have a home heated with propane you are likely familiar with some key terms that are used in the industry. Automatic delivery, will-call, fixed pricing or capped pricing to name a few. You may find it difficult to understand the differences in the heating oil jargon, especially fixed and capped pricing. Capped and […]

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  • They say my grill tank is expired. What are my options?

    With grilling season coming into full swing, it’s likely you may have to refill your propane cylinder at some point. And when you do, you should know that by law, once a propane tank is 12 years old it cannot be refilled without certain steps being taken. You have two options: you can buy a […]

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  • Great Balls of Fire! It’s Cookout Season!

    May is National Barbecue Month. With warmer weather, longer days and Memorial Day officially kicking off summer, May is a perfect time to practice your grilling skills. Whether you are a seasoned griller or you have a brand new grill that you are itching to try out there are a few things you need to […]

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  • What the first-time propane tank user should know

    So you’ve moved into your new home with that big propane tank sitting in the backyard. Now what? It’s time to celebrate! Not only is propane a clean and cost-effective way to heat your home, U.S. Department of Energy research says that propane clothes dryers perform at half the cost of electric dryers. Additionally, The […]

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  • Tevis in the Community – Footworks

    Tevis Energy is pleased to invite you to Footworks – An Exhibit Celebrating the Carroll Arts Center’s 12th Anniversary. All of the original pieces in this delightful exhibit have been created by talented local artists measure exactly 12″ x 12″ and will include painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, sculpture, photography and mixed media. Additionally, each 12″x12″ […]

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  • Everybody knows what happens on April 15th, but do you know what changes on the 16th this year?

    The National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA), approved by Congress and administered by the US Department of Energy (DOE), has put forth new regulations requiring that water heaters produced after April 16, 2015 must conform to new energy efficiency standards. These translate to a mandatory increase of 3% – 30% greater efficiency vs. current models, […]

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  • Get Your Sizzle On… It’s Time to Grill!

    After being cooped up indoors this winter, we’re all impatient to get outside and enjoy some warmth and the company of good friends. This year you can put yourself in charge, and make that happen on your schedule…if you have the power of propane! Tevis Propane’s Hampstead showroom carries everything you need for a comfortable […]

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  • How Cold are We Compared to Last Winter?

    By this point in the season, many of us speculate how the current winter compares to previous winters.  For most people, their comparison is based on a particular memory, snow totals, or their heating bill.  Makes sense.  But when your business depends on predicting how much heating oil a customer’s home will consume in a season, […]

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  • Groundhog’s Day – Bad News and Good News

    Groundhog’s Day – Bad News and Good News Edit First, the BAD news…. Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow.  In a mix of snow, sleet, and freezing rain this morning, one wouldn’t expect any shadow at all, but apparently he saw something.  Now we’re in for another 6 weeks of winter… maybe. Now, the GOOD news…. Propane […]

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