While furnaces, boilers and water heaters are the most popular equipment choices when converting to natural gas, there are a wide variety of options for your home. Natural gas appliances cost less to operate than electric appliances. They are more efficient and cost less to maintain over time.
Whether you are a gourmet cook or like burgers and hot dogs, you’ll find nothing compares to a natural gas barbecue. Enjoy the delicious flavor of barbecued foods without the hassle of tanks, coals, ashes or lighter fluid. Natural gas barbecues are safe, fast and easy to use. Extend your cooking season with a convenient natural gas barbecue.
Imagine the time and energy you’d save if your dryer kept up with your washer, load for load! It’s possible with natural gas dryers. They offer faster drying than conventional electric units because a greater volume of dry, absorbent air passes through the clothes. Gentle, moist heat means less need for fabric softeners.
Natural gas fireplaces, in comparison with those which burn wood, substantially reduce air pollution and fuel costs. Many Canadians, in making the switch to natural gas fireplaces, have also eliminated the noxious gases and particulates often associated with the burning of wood, which can lead to eye irritations and damaged lung tissue. Convenient and easy to use, natural gas fireplaces can be turned on and off at the flick of a switch. There is no need to haul, split or store wood and because wood isn’t being burned, you don’t have to concern yourself with wood chips, bark, insects or ashes.
Natural gas campfires give you the opportunity to enjoy a campfire without leaving the city. The campfire can be installed on your deck or patio and you never need to chop wood. Simple to turn on and off, it gives the warmth and atmosphere of a campfire, with all the convenience of clean burning natural gas.
Natural gas high-efficiency furnaces offer cost and energy savings over oil, propane and electricity and the comfort and convenience of central heating.
In the same way the sun warms the earth, radiant heaters are designed to warm your garage or workspace. This type of heating is ideal for garages, shops and any other locations where heat is needed in a specific area. Not only are they quiet, but they are also energy-efficient, running at 80% and over in combustion efficiency tests.
Natural gas ranges provide instant cooking heat and a flame which can be infinitely adjusted to meet a wide range of cooking needs. They are economical to use and come in a variety of sizes and styles with a number of options available to the purchaser.
Natural gas patio heaters have elements that generate invisible infrared heat rays and then focus them down onto the ground and surrounding objects. The rays travel at the speed of light until they strike an object, warming surfaces directly. The surrounding air is also warmed, but more slowly by convection from the warmed surfaces.
Natural gas water heaters heat your water three times as fast as an electric unit. Since no two families are alike, lifestyle and habits should be considered when estimating water heater needs. The best size will depend on the number and age of family members, how many dishes and clothes are washed and the number of bathrooms in the home.
Natural gas pool heaters increase your fun all year round, indoors and out. There are a variety of heaters for spas, hot tubs, and pools, including gas-fired storage, instantaneous, circulating and immersion systems.
Check out PNG’s new Smart Energy Solutions pages for tips on how to make your home more comfortable, reduce your natural gas bills and apply for rebates on energy efficient products.