What's In Your Kitchen?
Chances are, if you’re using large electric appliances, that electricity is being generated by fossil fuels. But natural gas emits 45 percent less CO2 than coal and 27 percent less than oil, making it an environmentally friendly choice. It's also easier on your wallet.
There are many ways that natural gas appliances can help you save money and help the environment, all while adding comfort, convenience, and efficiency. For instance, did you know that a natural gas dryer can save you nearly 50% in energy costs versus an electric dryer? And natural gas furnaces and boilers are up to 97% efficient, and save you approximately $200 annually compared to electric water heaters.
With a large supply of natural gas here in the United States, prices are expected to remain low and stable compared to other energy sources. Natural gas appliances make the most of this affordable, abundant resource. They are an excellent investment, and now is the perfect time to make the switch.
Today, over three-quarters of home buyers choose natural gas to heat their newly-built homes. You might not realize it, but there are many uses for natural gas beyond heating, such as ranges and ovens, water heaters, dyers, fireplaces, fire pits, grills, outdoor lighting, patio heaters, and even natural gas pizza ovens! The possibilities are endless with natural gas, and by choosing natural gas appliances, you can take heart knowing that you’re making a difference to protect the environment.
To learn more about how natural gas appliances can reduce your carbon footprint and lower your bill, visit Peoples' website.