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9 Ways to Save Money on Your Gas Bill This Summer

9 Ways to Save Money on Your Gas Bill This Summer

The current economic climate has been financially devastating for millions of families. In fact, some 26 million Americans have lost their jobs to COVID-19. With a significantly reduced income, most people are eager to cut costs wherever they can. These nine tips will show you how to save money on your natural gas bill, keeping your costs as low as possible as we head into the warmer months. 1. Cook Outside When you cook in your kitchen, not only are you potentially using gas to run the stove, but you will require more gas to power the air...

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Pipe Sizing and Reaming – Done Right!

Pipe Sizing and Reaming – Done Right!

When it comes to installing a new natural gas pipeline system, one of the most critical factors to consider for performance and natural gas safety is the size of the piping used. In this case, one size absolutely does not fit all! The importance of getting gas pipe sizing right. The size of the pipe dictates the amount of gas that can pass through it. Gas pipes must be large enough to allow an adequate supply of gas to flow through them—as undersized gas lines will cause incomplete combustion—but not so large that the gas pressure is not high...

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6 Factors to Keep in Mind for a Gas Pipe Installation

6 Factors to Keep in Mind for a Gas Pipe Installation

When it comes to your home, there are few things more important than ensuring that gas pipes are installed correctly. Whether you’ve just moved into an older house or you’re remodeling your existing home, if you find you need to reinstall gas pipes, add new appliances, or design and install a system that will supply multiple appliances such as pool heaters, spa heaters, fire pits, and barbeques, it’s not something to take lightly.  These are six key factors to consider when it comes to gas pipe installation.  1. Determine where gas pipelines...

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10 tips to keep your energy bill low during the winter

10 tips to keep your energy bill low during the winter

Compared to other parts of the country, Arizona is blessed with beautiful hot summers and relatively mild winters.  That being said, it’s not immune to the occasional cold snap when temperatures can reach to almost freezing levels at night. Even during the average winter, nights can drop down to well below 50F.  Many Arizona homeowners choose to heat their homes in winter using either natural gas, propane or electricity via a heat pump, each of which comes with pros and cons. Even through mild winters, most homeowners want to keep their...

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Is replacing a furnace with a heat pump a good idea?

Is replacing a furnace with a heat pump a good idea?

Furnaces are the most popular residential heating system in the U.S because they are effective, long-lasting, and can warm a house in even the coldest conditions. However, despite their durability, there will eventually come a time that your furnace will need replacing, and it’s worth doing your due diligence and looking into all the available options rather than simply replacing with a new furnace.  A heat pump is a favorable alternative to a furnace and it’s often the more popular choice in much of the southeastern region of the...

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What propane tank size do I need for my home?

You’ve weighed up the pros and cons of natural gas vs propane as the heat source for your home and determined that propane will work best for your needs. Great news! Propane is a versatile fuel source that has many uses.  This includes home heating, producing fire, cooking, and cleaning, making it an essential part of a home or commercial establishment. In addition,  the environmental advantages of propane gas make this an especially good fuel choice that also offers cost savings, so you can rest assured that you’re helping the environment...

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10 Commonly Asked Questions about Natural Gas

  What is natural gas? Natural gas—the earth’s cleanest fossil fuel—is used extensively in residential, commercial and industrial applications, mainly for generating electricity and heat. Natural gas is actually a mixture of gases which are rich in hydrocarbons. However, natural gas is not used in its pure form; before consumption, it must be processed and converted into cleaner fuel. Read more about what exactly natural gas is here.  Where does natural gas come from? Natural gas is formed deep beneath the earth’s surface, near other...

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Propane vs Natural Gas: Differences and Similarities

Gas is the number one consumer energy choice for heating homes and businesses. However, the term ‘gas’ is sometimes used without defining if it is natural gas or propane. While both fuels are very similar, they are not identical. There are many differences between the fuel sources, from their source, to physical properties, to costs. Here we dig a bit deeper into each type of fuel. Natural gas vs propane Natural gas is a fossil energy source that formed deep beneath the earth’s surface from decomposed organic matter, and was buried...

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Gas safety: Natural gas explosions are too common

It’s been almost a year since the September 13, 2018 gas explosion in Boston, MA that killed one person and forced the evacuation of 30,000 people from their homes. The series of explosions and fires affected approximately forty homes. The cause was determined to be excessive pressure in natural gas lines owned by Columbia Gas of Massachusetts. Since then, utility companies have been pushed to improve safety and update old infrastructure—an expensive proposition. Cities that have replaced the often century-old pipelines have significantly...

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Electricity Vs Natural Gas: Which is greener?

Do you give much thought to fuel source when installing appliances, upgrading outdoor appliances, or plumbing a new Arizona business or home? Homes require a source of energy for heating, cooling, appliances and more. No means currently exists to generate all our power from renewable sources. That means all the energy used in our homes will have some form of impact on the environment. While scientists are actively looking for less environmentally harmful energy sources—with the eventual goal of 100 percent renewable energy—consumers should be...

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