What is LPG used for?

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Australians have been using LPG since the 1950s as an efficient fuel for ovens, stoves, hot water systems and space heating.

Today, around one million Australian households use LPG for these purposes.

Another seven million households use LPG for barbeques and outdoor heating.

Around 100,000 Australian businesses use LPG for a range of industrial uses, including heating and power generation.

  • In the Kitchen

    The traditional upright LP Gas stove – an obvious choice when you’re looking for a simple, inexpensive and easy to use kitchen stove. 

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    Compact design, and typically available in white and stainless steel, it’s features may include a separate grilling compartment, conventional oven, Piezo ignition, wok burner and instant, efficient LP Gas heat. LP Gas cooktop stoves are fast to heat up, easy to control and cost-effective to run.

    Freestanding Gas Cooker
    In the Kitchen

    The traditional upright LP Gas stove – an obvious choice when you’re looking for a simple, inexpensive and easy to use kitchen stove. 

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    Compact design, and typically available in white and stainless steel, it’s features may include a separate grilling compartment, conventional oven, Piezo ignition, wok burner and instant, efficient LP Gas heat. LP Gas cooktop stoves are fast to heat up, easy to control and cost-effective to run.

    Gas Cooktop
    In the Kitchen

    Today’s modern stainless steel cooktops bring a touch of quality and style to every kitchen. 

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    From the most delicate simmer to the demands of a super-fast stir-fry, LP Gas cooktops deliver the instantaneous heat control you need to bring out the gourmet chef in you. They’re highly efficient, uncomplicated and clean burning, which makes them cost-effective and environment-friendly.

    Elevated Stove
    In the Kitchen

    Elevated stoves are distinctively different from traditional cooktops with the oven sitting separate beside the stove at a lower level.

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    The cooktop/grill offers a a variety of applications like a continuous trivet with LP Gas burners arranged in a square pattern, a slide out tray and the oven door is downward opening. Depending on your preference, the oven can be located left or right and has the ability to cater to many users needs.

  • Hot Water Heaters

    LP Gas continuous flow hot water systems heat water only as required, heating up to 26 litres per minute and they never run out of water.

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    They are designed for maximum energy efficiency and environmental protection making them the technological pinnacle of water heating, compact, space-saving and easy to install. Continuous flow systems let you enjoy uncompromised quality, higher capacities and even more temperature controllers.

    Continuous Flow
    Hot Water Heaters

    LP Gas continuous flow hot water systems heat water only as required, heating up to 26 litres per minute and they never run out of water.

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    They are designed for maximum energy efficiency and environmental protection making them the technological pinnacle of water heating, compact, space-saving and easy to install. Continuous flow systems let you enjoy uncompromised quality, higher capacities and even more temperature controllers.

    LP Gas boosted solar
    Hot Water Heaters

    LP Gas is one of the most environmentally friendly ways to boosts the temperature of solar heated water.

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    The boost operates only when the hot tap is turned on, and even then, only if the water in the tank is not already at 60°C.  A LP Gas solar boosted system ensures endless flow of hot water regardless of whether the sun is shining or not.

    Hot water tank
    Hot Water Heaters

    Today’s best hot water tanks are state-of-the-art, high performance units.

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    Many have 5 star energy efficiency rating, sleek ultra modern styling, with stainless steel or specially developed vitreous enamel coated steel, anode protected tanks. Modern tanks have first hour capacity of up to 360 litres, followed by 200 litres of hot water every hour – much more than most households will ever need.

  • Heaters & Fireplaces

    LP Gas convection heaters offer high energy efficiency and low emissions, making them a smart choice for any heating requirements. 

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    These popular LP Gas heaters are ideal for open plan living areas, and the full thermostatic ‘set and forget’ operation makes them very easy to use. They have many practical features from remote control and programmable timers to child locks and flame failure LP Gas cutoffs.

    Fireplace
    Heaters & Fireplaces

    LP Gas convection heaters offer high energy efficiency and low emissions, making them a smart choice for any heating requirements. 

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    These popular LP Gas heaters are ideal for open plan living areas, and the full thermostatic ‘set and forget’ operation makes them very easy to use. They have many practical features from remote control and programmable timers to child locks and flame failure LP Gas cutoffs.

    Convection heater
    Heaters & Fireplaces

    LP Gas convection heaters offer high energy efficiency and low emissions, making them a smart choice for any heating requirements. 

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    These popular LP Gas heaters are ideal for open plan living areas, and the full thermostatic ‘set and forget’ operation makes them very easy to use. They have many practical features from remote control and programmable timers to child locks and flame failure LP Gas cutoffs.

    Radiant heater
    Heaters & Fireplaces

    LP Gas radiant style heaters offer the highest efficiency gas heating available today. 

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    The two most popular styles of radiant heaters are radiant convectors and compact radiants. Convectors combine the cosiness of radiant heat with fan forced convection heating while the compact radiants provide radiant heat only. They are ideal for individual room heating requirements and may be moved from room to room.

    Flued heater
    Heaters & Fireplaces

    Energy-saving flued space heaters are the perfect choice if you want the best in comfort, safety and efficiency in heating whilst reducing your heating costs at the same time. 

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    They also promote healthier indoor air quality with zero emissions into the room – making them ideal for those who may be susceptible to allergies or respiratory problems.

  • Outdoor Entertaining

    There are a wide range of LP Gas barbeques on the market.

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    The great advantage of LP Gas is that it heats the barbeque up quickly and you can control the temperature with your burner control knobs. It is easy to light and provides efficient, clean cooking.

    BBQ
    Outdoor Entertaining

    There are a wide range of LP Gas barbeques on the market.

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    The great advantage of LP Gas is that it heats the barbeque up quickly and you can control the temperature with your burner control knobs. It is easy to light and provides efficient, clean cooking.

    Firepit
    Outdoor Entertaining

    LP Gas outdoor fire pits burn safely, unlike those that use logs and charcoal, which can cause fires and spread hot ashes. 

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    Fire pits are also low maintenance as they don’t require you to clean up charred wood or charcoal afterwards. LP Gas fire pits have become very popular because of the ease with which they can be used and the amount of safety they provide.

    Column heater
    Outdoor Entertaining

    LP Gas column heaters allow you to enjoy alfresco dining and other outdoor entertaining all year round. 

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    Very stylish in design with highly effective radiant heat, they are ideal for patios, in courtyards and on decks. Features include stainless steel burner for extra long-term reliability, durable, weather resistant construction and a door opening enables easy access to cylinder.

    Patio heater
    Outdoor Entertaining

    Patio heaters are the perfect way to extend your home outdoor entertaining season.

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    Quality units can cast up to a 3 metre circle of radiant, sun-like warmth providing comfort in outdoor conditions that would otherwise be too cool to enjoy. Features include a safety ‘tip-over’ switch that halts supply of LP Gas to the unit should it be accidentally knocked over, and a flame safeguard system.

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  • Camping, Caravans & Boats

    LP Gas lanterns are lightweight and provide an all round flood of brilliant light.

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    Most frequently, the light is contained within a mantle, which functions essentially as a wick, allowing the light source to be bright and concentrated. They bring instant comfort and convenience on a camping or fishing trip, or they can be the perfect solution for outdoor lighting where an electrical connection isn’t available.

    Lanterns
    Camping, Caravans & Boats

    LP Gas lanterns are lightweight and provide an all round flood of brilliant light.

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    Most frequently, the light is contained within a mantle, which functions essentially as a wick, allowing the light source to be bright and concentrated. They bring instant comfort and convenience on a camping or fishing trip, or they can be the perfect solution for outdoor lighting where an electrical connection isn’t available.

    Portable radiant heater
    Camping, Caravans & Boats

    Rugged and sturdy enough for roughing it in the great outdoors, but still lightweight enough to be the right sized solution for instant heat when you need it, where you need it.

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    Simple to use on location and easy to pack-away for traveling.  Portable radiant LP Gas heaters are perfect for keeping you warm when you’re out and about.

    Portable BBQ
    Camping, Caravans & Boats

    Outdoor cooking made simple. Portable BBQs are a great option for your camping trip or picnic in the great outdoors.

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    You can grill and cook at the same time and they come with a number of burners, so depending on your needs it allows you to use as many or as little as you want. These BBQs have good heat output with adjustable cooking power for even heat distribution.

    Cooler
    Camping, Caravans & Boats

    Many of the most popular coolers have a 35 litre capacity with a 3 way absorption system, and can be used for up to 30 days on a 9kg LP Gas cylinder.

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    Some can run on a 12 volt vehicle battery while traveling and then be switched over to LP Gas on arrival at the camp site. LP Gas coolers have easy-start Piezo electric ignition.

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  • Around the House

    Portable generators powered by LP Gas are one of the most commonly purchased types of home generators.

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    They are convenient, easy to operate, reliable and economical. The engine burns cleaner than petrol and diesel generators making them healthier for the family and gentler on the wider environment. And because they are quieter than petrol driven generators, they are also neighbour friendly.

    Generator
    Around the House

    Portable generators powered by LP Gas are one of the most commonly purchased types of home generators.

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    They are convenient, easy to operate, reliable and economical. The engine burns cleaner than petrol and diesel generators making them healthier for the family and gentler on the wider environment. And because they are quieter than petrol driven generators, they are also neighbour friendly.

    Clothes dryer
    Around the House

    Due to the efficient heating power of LP Gas, drying times are greatly reduced.

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    LP Gas dryers only produce half the greenhouse emissions as well and feature humidity sensors that automatically switch off the dryer when the clothes are sufficiently dry, increasing efficiency and protecting your clothes by avoiding over drying.