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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.

Portable Propane Heater - Handy in Many Ways

Using propane in place of natural gas is an idea that is familiar to many of us. One of the most versatile types of propane appliances on the market today is the portable propane heater. Here's a few scenarios in which a portable propane heater can be a great asset. ...read more >>

What You Should Know About Biodiesel Benefits

Biodiesel benefits have continued to appear as interest in and development of biodiesel fuels has grown. Here are some of the advantages to using biodiesel fuel that we are just beginning to understand and appreciate. ...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 >>

Factors in Biodiesel Pricing

As the expansion of the use of alternative fuels continues, there have been questions about the reasons why biodiesel pricing is at the current level. Actually, there are a number of factors that help to dictate the costs of biodiesel fuel. Here are a couple of examples. ...read more >>

Conserve Natural Gas and Electricity with a Propane Pool Heater

If you own a pool, you can certainly attest to how expensive it is to keep that pool heated. In the summer time it is certainly no problem, as you can simply slip the solar cover right on top of the water. The sun's rays will do all of the work for you and keep the pool nice and toasty. However, in the winter time, if you are looking for a nice warm place to take a dip, oftentimes a solar cover is not going to cut it. ...read more >>

The Natural Gas Fireplace Alternative

Many people would love to have a fireplace, but for a number of reasons are not able to. One of the major concerns many have about fireplaces is the worry that it could end up being a fire hazard. This is not paranoia, but a valid concern. So, people end up going without ever having that fireplace they dreamed of. Some people, however, persevere and utilize an alternative to the traditional fireplace. ...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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