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Natural Gas Fireplace – Types, Maintenance and Efficiency

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.

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How to Maintain Your Gas Water Heater (And Avoid High Gas Bills)

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.

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What is the Difference Between a CCF, MCF, and Therm?

CCF, MCF and Therms are all ways of measuring natural gas. Here’s how to understand the difference between them, how to convert to each type of unit, and why it matters when shopping for natural gas.

Figuring out CCF vs. MCF vs. therm may seem like a confusing proposition, but when you know the lingo of any business, it’s easier to figure out how to take advantage of any bargains and tips they may offer.

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Renter’s Guide to Shopping Cheap Natural Gas Plans

When it comes to apartment natural gas bills or natural gas in your rental home, there are only a few things you can control. Your landlord has chosen the furnace and other appliances in your building, so replacement for more efficient models is out of the question.

But, you can focus on the two things you can control. First, your choice of natural gas supplier, to get a low rate. And second, your natural gas usage, to keep your bill low. Here’s information on both.

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