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Natural Gas for home

Natural Gas Advantages

From saving you money to saving the planet,
read about the many advantages of natural gas below. divider

green leaf icon Natural Gas is Green

  • Natural gas is cleaner than petroleum-based fuels and emits far less chemicals associated with acid rain, smog and greenhouse emissions
  • The average natural gas home emits 46% less carbon than its non-gas counterpart
  • Replacing a non-gas water heater with a natural gas tankless water heater prevents approximately 3,000 pounds of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere every year

efficient icon Natural Gas is Efficient

  • Natural gas reaches your home directly at more than three times the efficiency of non-gas energy
  • While natural gas provides up to 90% usable energy, up to 78% of non-gas’ original energy is already wasted by the time it is delivered to your home

economical icon Natural Gas is Economical

  • Natural gas appliances cost up to half as much to operate than their non-gas counterparts
  • Homes with the four major natural gas appliances save an estimated 25%* on energy costs every month

reliable icon Natural Gas is Reliable

  • Natural gas is delivered to your home via an underground pipeline and provides nearly100% reliable service
  • Homes with natural gas can still cook and use hot water*—even when the power goes out
    *In the event of a power outage, a natural gas tank-style water heater continues to operate automatically while a tankless water heater requires a simple battery.

domestic icon Natural Gas is Domestic

  • Over 97% of the natural gas used in the United States is produced in North America (approximately 84% is domestically produced while the remaining 13% comes from Canada)
  • The direct use of natural gas can help reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil—working to keep over $1 billion energy dollars (and countless jobs) home every month
  • America’s current natural gas supply is set to last well into the next century with a worldwide supply thought to be more plentiful than oil