Why Choose Propane for Hospitality and Lodging

Lower Energy Costs:

Switching to propane can save you money. Historically, propane can cost less than oil or electricity.

Unmatched Versatility:

You can use propane for professional cooking, instant hot water, backup power, a relaxing sauna, and so much more. 

Green Choice:

Not only does propane produce lower emissions, but there is no risk of a damaging spill and costly cleanup.

Constant Power:

Warm and cozy isn’t just a feeling, it’s your business. Ensure your guests have a pleasant stay even if the power goes out with standby propane power.

How Does Propane Stack Up?

Propane is the reliable, cost-effective alternative to diesel, electricity and oil. Switch to propane today to experience all the benefits.

Diesel vs. Propane

  • Typically, diesel costs up to 40% more

  • Diesel emits 15% more emissions and 98% more particulate matter

  • Delivery costs for diesel to remote sites can be much higher than propane

  • Equipment using diesel requires more frequent maintenance and related costs vs propane, which burns cleaner for less wear and tear on equipment

  • Diesel poses risk of spills and environmental impact vs propane, which vaporizes if released

  • Risk of diesel fuel contamination from long term storage

Electric vs. Propane

  • Propane heat is often more economical than electricity

  • Propane mitigates the risk of lost business due to a power outage

  • Propane fueled furnaces can last years longer than electrical heat pumps

  • Propane water heaters can heat more than twice as much water in an hour versus electric models

Oil vs. Propane

  • Cleanup and remediation from an oil spill is not only costly, but can hurt a company’s reputation

  • Equipment using oil requires more frequent maintenance and related costs vs propane, which burns cleaner for less wear and tear on equipment

  • Propane is more cost-effective than heating oil on a per BTU basis

  • Oil poses risk of spills and environmental impact vs propane, which vaporizes if released

Hospitality Propane Applications

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Keep guests comfortable with consistent, even heat while curbing your operating costs with an energy efficient propane furnace and water heating system.
Multiple cooks working in a large restaurant kitchen using propane-powered ranges and ovens.


Propane is the standard for professionals because of its control and precision. Cooking with propane provides even heat distribution and gives you power outage protection - it’s time to get cooking with gas!
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Laundry is non-stop in hospitality. Conserving energy goes a long way to save on operating costs and maintain your sustainable image. Thankfully, propane provides you with energy-efficient options for linen dryers and hot water that can provide significant savings.
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Outdoor Amenities

Extend your business to the outdoors with propane. Propane-powered lighting, fire pits and patio heaters are outdoor elements that can improve the quality and experience of your guest’s stay.
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Pools, Saunas & Spas

Propane can save you up to 30% compared to oil or electricity for your large-scale water heaters. Plus, propane heaters usually last longer than electrical heat pumps, saving you even more.
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Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

CHP systems provide heat and generate electricity at a higher level of efficiency and lower emissions levels than conventional heating. It adds up to significant savings on laundry, pool heating, radiant heating, and more.
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Snow Melting

While they enjoy the beauty of the snow, ensure your guests’ safety and make life easier for your staff with radiant snow-melting systems installed on stairs, walkways, and driveways.
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Consistent Power

Propane can work as your prime fuel source and as a reliable backup fuel. It ensures your amenities are available to guests even in the event of an outage.

Superior Hospitality


With Superior Propane you will always have a fuel supply to keep your guests happy, warm and well fed. Backed by Canada's most extensive delivery network, you’ll never risk your guest's comfort.


We understand the budgetary pressures of a seasonal business like yours. That’s why we offer multiple payment plans to combat fuel price fluctuations to help you forecast and manage monthly expenses.


Partnering with Canadian hotels and resorts since 1951, we have local experts ready help you design seamless, cost-effective solutions for your heating and energy requirements.
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Propane results in lower costs, lower emissions and less maintenance.
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mySUPERIOR™ puts your propane account at your fingertips. With mySUPERIOR you can schedule a delivery, view SMART* Tank™ levels, make payments and more online. Connect to your propane even faster with our mobile app available on both Google Play and the App Store.
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SMART* Tank™ Wireless Monitoring

Managing your propane has never been easier. Our remote tank monitoring technology called SMART* Tank™ ensures you always have the fuel you need. SMART* Tank™ detects when it’s almost time for a fill and notifies Superior Propane to automatically schedule the delivery. You will also receive text or email notifications with up-to-date propane levels and can view readings, delivery details, and historic usage online at mySUPERIOR.ca.


We have extensive propane storage capacity in Canada and access to U.S. supply when needed. With access to an abundant supply and cross-border storage points, Superior Propane can reliably deliver to our customers. Superior proactively plans for seasonal demand by purchasing and storing increased inventory. We also offer:


Superior has diverse transportation methods and contracts, and can mobilize quickly to increase inventory in preparation for changing demand. We have employed all channels including truck, rail, barge, pipeline and plane in order to get propane to our customers. We have the largest distribution footprint in Canada and are the only propane distributor in North America, with more than 170 storage and distribution points to serve almost 200,000 customer locations in more than 10,000 communities.


Whether it’s unforeseen weather or critical disruptions to transportation, our tank sensor technology allows us to remotely monitor tank levels and prioritize critical deliveries. Customers can also monitor their fuel levels through mySUPERIOR™️ online or our mobile app. Superior also maintains proactive customer communications and notifications as regular course as well as during critical events (ex. Supply Chain Disruptions 2014 due to Shale Gas Exports [wet crops, extreme cold winter] and the CN rail strike in 2019).
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The Superior Difference

Propane Made Easy

We make it easy and stress free for you to manage your propane supply. Our innovative business tools like mySUPERIORTM and SMART* TankTM wireless monitoring system offer all the convenience and control of managing and forecasting your fuel needs anywhere, anytime.

Proven Expertise

We’ve been fueling businesses of all sizes across Canada since 1951. We are the propane experts. We provide solutions to simple or complex projects with a focus on safety and compliance. Let us plan your next project and fuel your growth.

Unmatched Reliability

With Superior Propane, there is no downtime. We promise secure propane supply and an unmatched delivery network to provide propane whenever, wherever. Trust Superior to keep your business, site or fleet running smoothly and trouble-free.

Reliable Propane Business SOlutions

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Forget about the high cost of oil heating. When you compare heating costs and emissions, propane comes out ahead with lower costs and superior energy efficiency.
Chef placing steak in a frying pan on a propane range.


From the fine dining to the food truck experience, propane delivers unmatched cooking performance and energy efficiency for your restaurant equipment.
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Power Generation

Guarantee that you will always be able to serve your customers with backup power from Superior Propane.

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