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What You Need to Know About Biodiesel Fuels

If you are the kind of person who would go to all lengths in order to ensure the health and safety of our planet, you may want to think twice about purchasing that hybrid and instead select a vehicle that runs on biodiesel fuels. While hybrid vehicles like the Prius are all well and good, and do get a fantastic amount of mileage, they are far inferior to vehicles that run on biodiesel when you consider their impact on the environment.

Hybrids, you see, still require petroleum based products like gasoline and oil in order to run - so they still produce quite a few pollutants. And that is not even taking into account the toxicity of the battery and the large amounts of electromagnetic radiation produced by a hybrid, both of which are factors associated with its electric motors.

Cars and trucks that run on biodiesel oils and fuels on the other hand are almost totally clean burning because they use natural materials as a substitute for highly refined petroleum based substances. While a hybrid is busy getting sixty or seventy miles per gallon, an automobile using a biodiesel will produce as much as sixty percent less pollutants over practically the same distance. As you can see, biodiesel is a much cleaner burning fuel.

One of the truly amazing factors about biodiesel is that it can be made from practically anything. While most biological fuels in America are made from oil feedstock, companies have also successfully shown that they can produce biodiesel from waste vegetable oil, animal fats, treated sewage, and practically even from thin air. This means that biodiesel can potentially be extremely cheap over the long term because there are so many sources for production. Finally, any car, truck or boat with a diesel engine can run on biodiesel fuels automatically - there are no additional parts that you have to purchase for your vehicle, making it a cheap and effective solution for those who want to protect the environment.

Biodiesel Production - What Do You Use?

When it comes to biodiesel production, one of the first questions asked by the curious is what can be used to make biodiesel fuels. The fact is there are several different that can be used as the basis for biodiesel, all of which are in plentiful supply and are considered to be ongoing renewable substances. Here are some examples of the substance, of feedstocks, that are used in the making of biodiesel fuel. ...read more >>

What is Liquefied Natural Gas and How is it Used?

Most of us have a good idea of what natural gas is; we use it in our homes for cooking, heating and ensuring we have enough hot water for our needs. But what is liquefied natural gas and what can be done with it? ...read more >>

Natural Gas Stove Elevates the Chef

Sometimes it is not how food is cooked that makes it good. This statement does not refer to a specific recipe, but by the very means it is cooked. For example, a brick oven can make a pizza taste better than if it was cooked in a regular oven. ...read more >>

The Sense of a Propane Fireplace

A fireplace has a romantic homey quality to it that can provide a relaxing atmosphere within the confines of one's own home. ...read more >>

Ways to Use a Natural Gas Heater Around the House

One of the great things about natural gas is that it can be used in so many ways. No longer limited to just the indoors, a natural gas heater can help you enjoy all your property to the fullest. ...read more >>

Perfect for Camping, a Propane Lantern Allows You to Stay Up After the Sun has Set

Camping is a great pastime that people from all walks of life can enjoy. You can camp with your family or friends, or if you are daring, you can head out to a campsite by yourself. Furthermore, you can head out on a long hiking path and, instead of turning back after you have been walking for half of a day, simply continue on your trek and camp out in the wilderness for the night. ...read more >>

The Safety Net of the Portable Propane Generator

Why is the portable propane generator such an important device to have in one's home? ...read more >>

The Reliability of a Propane Pool Heater

It's ninety-nine degrees in the shade, so you decide to deal with the rather uncomfortable situation by jumping into the water of your swimming pool. Not a bad idea right? So, you dive in and end up really wishing you didn't because the temperature of the water is so cold that you think you leapt out of the heat and into the ice age. ...read more >>

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