Building with Propane

Whether you're building new homes or remodeling existing ones, propane is the efficient, high-performance, and environmentally friendly energy option that today’s homeowners are looking for. To help you meet that demand, the propane gas industry works continuously to train construction pros to raise the efficiency of building systems; to bring new and innovative products to market; and to improve the safety and security of propane gas storage and delivery. Through the Propane Education & Research Council, the propane industry provides a wide range of research and training content, including videos, fact sheets, interactive tools, and continuing-education courses at And be sure to speak with your local propane retailer about how to select and install propane systems and products in your next project.

PWS Propane Energy Pod

Propane Energy Pod

This model of new home construction merges five applications of propane — space heating, water heating, cooking, fireplaces, and clothes drying — into an integrated whole-home energy package. Homes constructed with the Propane Energy Pod enjoy maximized efficiency, performance, and comfort.

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Professional Training

See our free online training courses, approved by the AIA, NAHB, NARI, and USGBC, on the application and installation of propane systems.

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Research and Insights

View the latest research on how propane applications can meet the most demanding performance goals for new homes or system upgrades.

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Interactive Tools

Looking for a propane water heater? Want to know the rate of payback on a propane retrofit? One of our online interactive tools can help.

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Propane Tanks

Propane tanks come in many sizes. Some are installed above ground, while others are safely buried, virtually invisible to a homeowner.