Uses of LPG
Because of its nature (portability, controllability, reliability, cleanliness, safety) LPG is used as an alternative fuel to electricity, kerosene and wood/solid fuels. Its uses are characterised into Domestic/Residential uses, Agricultural uses, Commercial uses, and Industrial uses.
Totalgaz is the most flexible and versatile fuel for cooking, heating, lighting and grilling. Totalgaz strives to provide cleaner and cheaper energy for all your domestic energy needs. Domestic uses of Totalgaz are:
Cooking - LPG provides instant and efficient flame which makes cooking easy, enjoyable and clean. It doesn't leave utensils with soot and food with a smell. Totalgaz is available in 3kg, 6kg, 13kg, 22.5kg and 50kg cylinder packages.
Heating - LPG can be used for heating in cold weather through the use of the LPG fire place. It is best known for producing efficient heat and not producing sparks or residue.
Lighting - LPG lantern, which is available in Total stations, has proven to be one of the most reliable and practical source of out door and indoor lighting. LPG lighting is also known for its repellent effect on insects.
Barbecue - Why struggle with the charcoal Jiko grill when there is an LPG barbecue grill? The LPG barbecue grill is simple, safe, easy to use, portable and clean. It clearly gives a new satisfying experience to the art barbecue grill cooking.
LPG is used in many commercial applications and has proven to be ideal and economical for cooking and cooling equipments like space heaters and boilers. LPG offers economic and environmental benefits over the use of oil, wood fuel or electricity. For commercial purposes LPG is either supplied in cylinders (13kg, 22.5kg or 50kg) or through the tank installations. The tanks can be installed either above the ground or below the ground. Common commercial uses of LPG in Kenya are:
Heating - factories, warehouses, showrooms, or industrial units. It is preferred because of its quick response and specific directional heating.
Refrigeration - LPG is mainly used cold storage facilities because it provides a non pollutant atmosphere which keeps foods fresh.