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    Propane Fuels the 2004 International Builders’ Show

     

    Las Vegas, NV (January 19, 2004) — Propane’s versatility, efficiency, and reliability will be highlighted at the 2004 International Builders’ Show (IBS) as it fuels four homes and the main stage at the Show Village, located adjacent to the main entrance.  This display village will be built with top-of-the-line appliances and open for touring every day of the IBS, being held January 19 – 22.

    “The propane industry is excited to be a part of this year’s Show Village,” said Roy Willis, president of the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC).  “We have a lot to say this year and fueling the Village allows the propane industry to show builders and consumers the benefits and increased living options propane offers.”

    In addition to the Show Village, look for the following propane information:

    Propane Water Heaters Cost Up To One-Third Less To Operate Than Electric Models
    Energy efficient propane water heaters can deliver nearly twice as much hot water as an electric water heater – in the same amount of time.  To learn more about the benefits of propane water heaters visit PERC’s booth (#C-5223).

    Propane Helps Builders Increase Living Space and Home Value
    Propane-fueled outdoor kitchens, fireplaces, heaters, and lighting appliances are expanding homes, and their values, across the country.  Learn more about trends in elaborate outdoor living spaces and the propane products that create outdoor rooms (#C-5223).

    Get Great Gas-Grilling Techniques from Dr. Barbecue America
    Barbecue America host Rick Browne will demonstrate great gas grilling techniques throughout the day at the Show Village between January 19 – 21.

    Second Annual PROPANE Exceptional Energy® Homebuilder Award
    PERC will announce the winners of the second annual PROPANE Exceptional Energyâ Homebuilder Awards on the main stage of the Show Village at 4:30 p.m. on January 19.  These awards are designed to recognize homebuilders who consistently use propane as a home energy source and have found innovative ways to use propane in their building projects.    

    Editors Note: Images of these builders’ homes are available upon request.