In heating hydrocarbon gases can be used in many areas.
Advantageous source of energy mainly for:
Main advantages of hydrocarbon gases in heating:
- clean and ecological heat source
- comfortable servicing and easy regulation
- not depending on distribution network
A mixture of propane-butane or butane is used for heating – differences in their use.
One of the basic characteristics which distinguishes propane from butane is the vapour
pressure and evaporative capacity. While propane can evaporate at temperature -42 °C and has higher pressure,
butane does not evaporate at temperatures under the zero. That is the reason why propane is mainly used as
heating medium for pressure tank stations without a vaporizer. On the other hand, cylinders which are placed
especially in buildings, cases or sheds, where the temperatures do not drop under the zero point, it is recommended
to use a mixture of propane and butane for filling. You can use either a summer mixture with lower content of
propane (30 – 40%) or a winter mixture where the proportion of propane and butane is opposite. Butane use in
heating is limited by a possibility of its economical warm-up.