Simple changes in your habits and your home can help you cut your winter heating bill this season. Here are the 4 winter heating mistakes that are likely driving up your bill.
In early 2023, a Twitter-storm erupted over a report that natural gas stoves in homes should be banned. While that’s not happening nationally, it’s important to understand the pros and cons of natural gas stoves and ovens, and how to use them safely at home.
Winter heating bills will be up 17% in 2022 vs. 2021 according to one national source. And you could pay an even higher price if you heat using natural gas. In this article we discuss natural gas price trends and the winter weather forecast, plus how to keep your heating bill low.
For Winter 2023-2024, the EIA expects that consumers will pay 21% less per unit of natural gas vs. 2022. NEADA projects heating costs will be 7% less than last year. If you live in a state where natural gas is deregulated, like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan or Georgia, you can shop to get the lowest rate for your natural gas plan.
Natural gas prices are on the rise across the country. In this article, we’ll review why natural gas prices are high right now (2022), how that impacts your natural gas rate for your home, and how to get the best natural gas in Ohio or Georgia.
When hurricane season or the winter storm season come around, homeowners start researching natural gas generators. With good reason! When the power goes off, a whole house standby generator means your lights stay on even if there’s a hurricane or blizzard.
Here’s what you need to know about whole house natural gas generators.
Shopping for new natural gas appliances? Check with your natural gas utility company first. Many local gas companies offer rebates for new natural gas appliances. These funds encourage people to install more efficient gas appliances. And that in turn reduces natural gas demand and carbon emissions.
An annual furnace tune up is part of maintaining your natural gas heating system. Maintaining your furnace can save you a great deal of time and money. Because emergency furnace repairs can be costly and inconvenient, especially around the holidays and during the winter.
When it comes to fireplaces, most people immediately think of wood as a heat source. But wood is actually one of the most inefficient ways to heat up a room, a space, or your home. Enter the natural gas fireplace.
Gas fireplaces are an alternative to wood fireplaces, and many people actually prefer them for different reasons.
Heating bills too high? Here’s the best thermostat setting for cold weather if you want to save on your heating bill. Your natural gas furnace is the biggest consumer of gas in your home, more than your other appliances combined. Managing your home temperature can cut costs from your bill.
Water heater maintenance is an important step to keep your natural gas bill under control. Although heaters that run on natural gas use less energy and are more cost-effective than electric water heaters, they aren’t necessarily problem-free. High gas bills could still be a concern if you don’t maintain your water heater properly.
Water heaters account for approximately 17% of your total household energy expenditure, according to Energy.gov. That’s why it’s important to understand how gas water heaters work and how to maintain them.