Benefits of Natural Gas

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Discover all the ways natural gas is working for you today!

Natural gas does much more than just heat your home in the winter. Natural gas can be used in a variety of ways in and around your home for such things as cooking, drying clothes, water heating, grilling and even generators! Natural gas is the safe, affordable and smart choice for your energy needs.

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It's your money, don't throw it away! Natural gas is one of the most affordable ways to heat your home, and can provide significant savings on your energy costs. Homeowners can save up to 41% or more by switching to natural gas for home heating! 







Are you tired of feeling cold in the winter? Natural gas keeps your home warm and cozy even on the coldest winter days. Natural gas provides exceptional heat that is 25-35 degrees warmer than an electric heat pump. It's a difference you can really feel, and will appreciate every winter season!






Most professional chefs prefer natural gas for cooking, and it's easy to see why. Natural gas cooks food faster and more evenly than electric, and it is more efficient and cheaper to use. You'll appreciate the time saved in the kitchen, and the energy savings too!







Using natural gas to dry your clothes is a big energy saver! A natural gas dryer dries clothes more quickly and is 50-75% cheaper to operate than an electric model. It's one more way natural gas is working to make household chores like drying clothes easier, faster and cheaper!  







Natural gas provides an efficient source of energy for all your water heating needs. Natural gas affordably heats water for showers, baths, garden tubs, washing machines and dishwashers. Natural gas water heaters also have a quicker recovery time than electric models, so you can finally stop worrying about running out of hot water!


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Losing power during a storm is never convenient, but you can be prepared for the unexpected with reliable natural gas. Some natural gas appliances such as a range, water heater and fireplace can work even when the power is out, providing reliable energy for cooking, water heating and home heating.





There has never been a better time to switch to natural gas, or update existing natural gas appliances in your home. Right now, the City of Shelby is offering incredible rebates on many natural gas products. For more information on our rebate program, click here

For more information about gas line installations or gas main extensions for new development properties or communities, contact Cale Wright, Utility Services Specialist at 704.669.2520 or complete a brief questionnaire.


Before construction, excavation or digging is done on your premises, call 811 to have underground utility owned lines located and marked.