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Could Your Local Business Benefit From Propane?

Published on: January 31, 2022

Here’s Why Commercial Propane is a Smart Choice!

propane supplier virginiaDid you know propane is a versatile and affordable fuel for an extensive range of commercial and industrial uses? Because propane burns both incredibly hot—and incredibly clean—commercial propane appliances and heating systems prove to be highly efficient, with ratings well into the 90s. With that kind of performance, choosing propane is a great decision for your business operations when compared to other alternatives. 

From the agriculture sector to manufacturing, businesses throughout Southwestern Virginia rely on the expert team at SWVA Gas Service for all their commercial propane needs, from set up to routine deliveries.

Here are some of the ways propane might be able to work for your specific business:


Whether you’re getting merchandise off trucks and onto shelves, or moving building materials quickly and efficiently around worksites, forklifts are essential for many businesses.
Propane-powered forklifts are workhorses that take minutes to refuel with a new cylinder rather than hours to recharge. They also run at full power until the tank is empty and are safe to use indoors or out. Plus, they give off far fewer emissions than diesel powered options.

Manufacturing & Construction

Propane’s versatility is a plus on any job site. In addition to forklifts, it can be used to power all kinds of equipment on your construction site, including:

  • Welding equipment
  • Commercial mowers
  • Asphalt heaters
  • Concrete grinders, saws, polishers, trowels, and dust extractors
  • Pressure washers
  • Small cranes
  • Water pumps
  • Floor buffers


Farmers can use propane for a broad range of applications, including:

  • Drying crops
  • Warming greenhouses
  • Heating barns
  • Powering equipment
  • Chemical-free weed control

Commercial Kitchens & the Hospitality Industry

Professional chefs appreciate the control they get cooking with propane. But it also is an efficient and eco-friendly option for water heating for dishwashing and commercial laundries.

  • Restaurants
  • Schools
  • Churches
  • Hotels
  • Nursing homes
  • Hospitals

Let SWVA Gas Service be your partner for all your commercial and industrial propane needs! As a locally-owned and operated company, we bring local knowledge and familiarity with area regulations, permitting, and more. We can help you assess your needs to get the best value from propane for your business and install any systems your need and provide reliable propane deliveries to make sure your operation runs smoothly. Contact us today for more information.