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5 Ways Buildings Owners Save Money From A New Gas System With Individual Gas Meters

Posted by 9:08 am in Homeowner Tips, Natural Gas

Owning a multi-unit complex, resort, RV park, private, or corporate business in Arizona with a master gas meter comes with it a myriad of challenges, but installing a new gas system, with individual gas meters can save a lot of headaches…and money!

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3 Reasons It’s Important To Schedule An Annual Inspection Of Your Master Gas Meter

Posted by 9:24 am in Company News, Critical Safety Tips, Natural Gas

Have you had your Natural Gas Master Meter inspected recently in Arizona? Your master meter gas system supplies two or more buildings, or multiple units inside one building. Master meter systems allow a multi-tenant property to bill tenants for individual measured utility usage. Note, it’s the property owner’s responsibility to make any repairs to the system, not the utility company’s. There are 3 main reasons that property owners should be scheduling an annual master gas meter inspection: Master meter maintenance: Annual...

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What The AZCC Master Gas Meter Policy Means For You

Posted by 12:20 pm in Company News, Critical Safety Tips, Natural Gas

There are new policies concerning natural gas master meter systems that may affect you in Arizona. In November 2018 the Arizona Corporation Commission voted to approve and adopt a new policy regarding natural and propane gas master meter systems throughout the state. The policy requires that all master meter systems upgrade their pipes to bring them into compliance with state and federal laws. Existing master meter systems must either remain or come fully into compliance with state and federal regulations, or be converted to a traditional gas...

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4 Reasons You Can Trust RP Gas Piping

Posted by 9:38 pm in Company News, Natural Gas, Propane Gas

At RP Gas Piping, we know there are many companies to choose from. And we believe we stand out from the rest. Our commitment to safety, our proven results, and our specialized expertise are just some of the reasons you can trust RP Gas Piping. Still not sure? Well, we’d like to convince you. 1. Specialized Expertise Some companies like to try to do everything. But with RP Gas Piping, we’ve found what we’re good at and we’ve stuck to it. We specialize in installing natural gas piping and propane systems – that makes us experts in natural...

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A Phoenix-area resident’s guide to project permits

Posted by 10:20 am in Critical Safety Tips, Homeowner Tips, Natural Gas, Propane Gas

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 Blue Stake?

Posted by 7:07 am in Critical Safety Tips, Homeowner Tips, Natural Gas, Propane Gas

Blue Staking is the act of marking underground infrastructure and facilities, such as electric, gas,  water, telephone and cable lines, to prevent them from being damaged during any digging or excavation activities. It is a state law that all underground facilities must be marked before any digging or excavation starts. Arizona 811, previously known as Arizona Blue Stake, performs excavation information services and stakeholder education designed to provide for public safety and underground equipment damage prevention in accordance with the...

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PLEASE research your contractor before you hire!

Posted by 10:28 am in Critical Safety Tips, Homeowner Tips, Natural Gas, Propane Gas

I am going to go on a little rant here as an advocate for my customers … I am tired of seeing people being taken advantage of in my industry. I have been in the natural gas plumbing and pipeline industry in Phoenix, Arizona for the last 7 years. My background is owning/operating businesses and working with customers and employees. I have been able to build a successful natural gas installation business on a few basic principles that pretty much sums up to do the job right and safe the first time, for a fair price and treat our customers and...

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Arizona Corporation Commission Pipeline Inspections

Posted by 8:49 am in Critical Safety Tips, Homeowner Tips

What is the Arizona Corporation Commission Pipeline safety inspection and why is it important to your facility or community? The Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) is a government agency that’s role is to enforce state and federal regulations, as well as to provide information and guidance to pipeline operators to ensure safe operations. The big idea behind the ACC is to prevent injuries and deaths that can be associated with the installment and use of gas pipelines. When it comes to installing natural gas in your facility or...

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What is Cathodic Protection?

Posted by 8:51 am in Critical Safety Tips, Homeowner Tips, Propane Gas

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. Corrosion is a natural process that can cause costly damage for your business or residence. Cathodic protection is a simple method of protection that works by connecting the metal that we want to protect to a more easily corroded “sacrificial metal”. The active, sacrificial method acts as an anode and the protected metal becomes a cathode. This means that the sacrificial...

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Natural Gas Emergency Response Team

Posted by 8:08 am in Critical Safety Tips, Homeowner Tips, Natural Gas, Propane Gas

RP Gas Piping is one of Arizona’s most qualified and efficient Natural Gas Contractors with a natural gas emergency response team that is ready to respond quickly and effectively when customers need service safely restored. RP Gas Piping is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and staffed by experts who receive specialized training in responding to natural gas emergencies. Our goal is to dispatch our team as quickly as possible with the right tools and the right expertise to be able to complete the repairs in a timely manner to get our...

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