What are the standards for placing a tank near the house?

In Quebec, there is a code that stipulates measures that are required for handling, installation and use of propane-powered equipment. These measures are intended to reduce the risk of accidents and ensure your safety.    Tanks In Quebec, tank installation standards are regulated by the Régie du Bâtiment du Québec. Regulations are available from the …

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How to calculate consumption.

When purchasing a gas-powered device, people are often poorly informed of how much gas it requires. We regularly receive calls from our clients informing us that the level of consumption of their appliances is too high, which they frequently attribute to suspected leaks made during installation. After we explain how gas-powered devices consume the fuel, …

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What to do in the case of carbon-monoxide poisoning?

When combusted correctly, propane gas eliminates only carbon dioxide, water vapour and a low quantity of carbon monoxide, exactly like a breathing plant, which makes it a green source of energy. However, if your device requires maintenance or if there is insufficient ventilation around your device, propane gas combustion can produce more carbon monoxide, which …

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May I transport my reservoir?

The rules for transportation of propane tanks, regardless of the type of vehicle you have, are as follows : Maximum number of tanks that may be transported without risk according to hazardous materials training or transportation documents on hazardous materials Size of tank In open commercial vehicles 500 kg maximum (tank + gas) Personal vehicles 150 …

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What are the advantages for customers that Gaz Propane Rainville is CAA-Residential recommended?

Clients who use a company recommended by CAA-Residential are ensured that the company is inspected and meets all the requirements. The following aspects are carefully verified: Credibility and competence:CAA-Residential insures that employees of Gaz Propane Rainville inc. are experienced and competent to conduct their work using best practices at your residence. Solvency:Credit checks are conducted …

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How to turn on the pilot light?

Most propane-powered devices contain a pilot flame which must be lit before the device is used. This is the pilot flame lighting procedure : Verify the level of the tank and that the tank valve is open and that the valve near the device is in the same direction as the gas inlet pipe. Open the …

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What are the installation standards for different equipment?

Stoves and their hoods (propane) Installation standards for clearance between the stove and combustible material are: Between the area above the stove and the combustible material: 76.20 cm or 30 inches. Between the kitchen and the lateral combustible wall: 15.24 cm or 6 inches Considering that 30 inches is required between the base of the …

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