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RP Gas Piping Rolls Out a New 401(k) Plan

Congratulations to RP Gas Piping on rolling out their new 401(k) plan for it’s employees! Under the new plan, retirement savings contributions are provided by RP Gas Piping and deducted from the employee’s paycheck before taxation. Meaning all contributions are tax deferred until the money is withdrawn during retirement. Therefore, each employee is creating a retirement savings account and making a commitment towards saving for the future. 401(k) plans are one of the best ways to save for retirement. With many different types of plans, an...

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A Phoenix-area resident’s guide to project permits

By Rosie Romero Special for The Republic | azcentral.com Mon Jul 22, 2013 12:37 PM So you’re adding a fireplace. You’re running a gas line out to your backyard grill. You’re adding a bedroom onto the back of the house or turning a garage into an office. You need a permit for these projects. That may seem obvious, but what about some of those other jobs that seem less complicated, like replacing an air-conditioner or building a fence? After consulting with Phoenix, Scottsdale, Glendale, Tucson and Prescott, we came up with the following advice...

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What is Cathodic Protection?

Cathodic protection or CP is the most common way to protect your underground propane tank or metallic gas piping below grade from corrosion or rust in Arizona.  Cathodic protection is a technique used to control the corrosion of a metal surface by making the metal in the ground the cathode by installing an Anode to it.  A simple method of protection connects protected metal to a more easily corroded “sacrificial metal” to act as the anode. The sacrificial metal then corrodes instead of the protected metal. Cathodic protection...

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What do you do if you find an abandoned underground propane tank on your property?

Since underground propane tanks are extremely dangerous and flammable, full or empty, you should proceed with extreme caution. Since the below ground propane tank was abandoned you probably do not know if the tank is full of propane or in proper working order. Here are a few options to try. Option A:  If you are able to identify that the tank is owned by a propane company that is still in business, contact that company and request the tank be removed. It is their property and you should not have any removal expense. Option B: Contact RP Gas...

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Be Safe, Hire a Professional to Install Your Gas Line

On Sunday evening June 8, 2013, the quiet suburb of Beloit, Wisconsin was startled when the home at 2041 Meridith Drive exploded into a pile of rubble in seconds. Neighbors said it sounded like fireworks had gone off only to go outside and see the house across the street had collapsed. Several neighbors wanted to go look for survivors but feared further explosions. Tara & Todd Purdy were both rushed to the local hospital suffering from severe burns. Tara Purdy suffered minor burns and Todd Purdy was left in critical condition at...

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What is the best BBQ fuel for you?

If you’re lucky enough to live in a state like Arizona, where cook out weather lasts almost all year long, a barbecue is a long term family investment. You’ll want something reliable, that isn’t an eyesore on your backyard, and most importantly a grill that evenly and efficiently cooks your food. If you’re in the market for a new grill there are 4 basic varieties to consider: charcoal, electric, propane, and natural gas. While the grills themselves are less expensive, charcoal can be a pricey and messy form of fuel....

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RP Gas provides APS with Propane Power

Arizona’s leading electric company, Arizona Public Service (APS), is utilizing Propane for a stable backup power source.  RP Gas was called to provide the installation of high capacity propane systems at 7 APS substations throughout Arizona. These substations are the electrical hubs that transform and distribute power to homes and businesses across our communities. The project included of the installation of high capacity propane systems. The systems included above ground, high capacity propane tanks and polyethylene (PE) piping that will...

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Fueling the Future; R P Gas helps Luke AFB prepare for F-35 fighter jets

The new F-35 fighter jets are flying to The Valley, and R P Gas is pleased to be part of the welcoming party. The F-35 Lightening II, which comes in three variants, will be the future of the U.S. tactical air support for decades. Glendale’s own Luke Air Force Base will be transformed into a training facility for these new jets, and R P Gas is excited to be assisting in their transformation. Luke Air Force Base made the announcement of the new addition on their campaign website last month: “Luke AFB will now have more F-35A’s assigned to its...

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Top 5 Fire Features to Brighten Up Your Yard

Natural gas fire features are a great way to brighten up your backyard with light and decor. Here are the top 5 natural gas fire features to consider when designing your back yard: 5. Fire pit: The center of attention that blends the ruggedness of camping with the elegance of comfort. Since man first learned to make fire, it’s served as a symbol of warmth and comfort that people feel indescribably drawn to. Something about those contained flames causes people to gather together, making an outdoor gas fire pit a great option for...

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RP Gas Piping Handles All Types of Gas Pipe Installation in Arizona

RP Gas Piping’s years of experience have helped them become one of the premier gas pipe line contractors in Phoenix and all of Arizona. For the gas piping needs of homes, businesses, and public spaces, RP Gas Piping has completed all types of gas pipe installation throughout the AZ. Natural Gas and Natural Gas PVC Sleeving Natural gas as a fuel supply is one of the most sought-after features in the sale or construction of homes and businesses. Whether you are building new, adding to or remodeling an existing structure, or planning to add...

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