Natural Gas for Heating

Natural gas heat brings your family together in total comfort. When the outside temperature falls, electric heat pumps struggle while natural gas furnaces bring a steady flow of warm air. Over half the homes in the nation are heated with natural gas, and natural gas is gaining in popularity every year.

There are several good reasons for this, starting with dependability. The natural gas pipeline system ensures the safe and reliable delivery of energy to your home. It's comforting, in more ways than one, to know you and your loved ones can depend on natural gas.

Natural gas is also an energy value. On average, electricity costs three times more to use in your home than natural gas. When it comes to value, natural gas is clearly the choice. Natural gas is also the cleanest fossil fuel. With the need to reduce the amount of pollutants being emitted into the air and water, natural gas is better for the environment than other sources of energy. You're probably doing your part.

Bundling newspapers, saving gasoline, recycling plastic and more. You are concerned about costs and saving our earth's valuable resources. Using natural gas helps to conserve our natural resources for future generations. It's interesting to note that most of the new electric generation projects being planned in the U.S. will be powered by natural gas. It's an available and abundant fuel that takes a vital place in our society today... and in the future. So the next time you want to heat things up choose natural gas. For this and generations to come.

For more information, contact the City of Rockport's Natural Gas Department at 729-2213, extension 233 or read about setting up natural gas.