Out of Sight, Out of
can be small and portable, or fuel a home
discreetly, almost invisibly, from an underground
ASME propane tank can be buried with minimal
excavation costs, leaving only a small dome visible
just inches above the ground. This dome allows for
easy servicing and refilling, and it can be easily
screened with shrubs or other plantings to blend
seamlessly into a home's overall landscaping.
selecting a location for the placement of a DOT
cylinder or ASME storage container, you should
evaluate only accessible, safety-approved sites.
Considerations should include:
Building and safety codes:
These vary from location to location. Precedence
must be given to state and local regulations and
NFPA 58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code.
Your propane professional will refer to this
standard when planning placement of your
containers. Extra copies are available from the
National Fire Protection Association,
Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269. Generally,
tanks fall under a 10-foot rule with regard to
clearance from the home and other structures.
There are additional distance requirements for
the point of transfer and the positioning of the
tank's safety release valve.
Ease of access:
Delivery trucks will need adequate access to
refill tanks or exchange cylinders.
Aesthetics play an important part in project
success. Be sure to review proposed tank
placement with your customer and discuss
landscaping, if necessary.
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