How Long Does Propane Last Between Fill-ups?

Written on: August 9, 2021

propane delivery new yorkIf you’re new to owning a propane-powered home here in Western New York – or don’t have much experience running propane equipment year-round – you may wonder how often you can expect to refill your propane tank.

To estimate how often you will need a propane delivery, you will need to know four things:

  1. The size of your propane tank (typically 250 to 1000 gallons);
  2. The number, types, and sizes of your propane appliances;
  3. The amount of energy produced by each gallon of propane as it is burned (about 91,500 BTUs (British Thermal Units) per hour); and
  4. How much fuel each of your appliances consumes in typical use (we will take a look at that below).

How Much Propane Do Common Appliances Use?

The amount of propane your appliances will use depends on factors ranging from the size and efficiency of each unit to how well it was matched to your space, installed, and maintained. But the following table should give you some idea of how much each appliance uses to do its job:

If you want a better idea of how much propane your home might use – and how quickly – contact Hometowne Energy today. Our experts will help you determine whether or not your propane tank is right-sized for your home and appliances so you can be sure you’re getting the most value for your money.

And if you never want to think at all about propane refills again, just sign up for FREE Automatic Delivery from Hometowne Energy and let us take care of it.

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