Natural gas is the cleanest and most environmentally friendly fossil fuel, producing
43% less carbon dioxide (CO2) than electricity derived from coal. The direct use
of natural gas - in furnaces, hot water heaters, clothes dryers and kitchen stoves
- can reduce the nation's carbon footprint... not twenty years from now but today! When
you use high-efficiency natural gas appliances, you reduce your carbon footprint
Other reasons to choose Natural Gas:
It's clean... Natural gas is the cleanest of all fossil fuels which makes it the
best energy choice for the environment — inside and outside your home.
It's domestic... 99% of the gas we use comes from North America — 84% from the U.S.
Increased use of natural gas can reduce our dependence on oil imported from the Middle
It's economical... Natural gas appliances are virtually maintenance-free and that
means additional savings.
It's efficient... When the entire cycle of producing, processing, transporting and
using energy is considered, natural gas is delivered to you with a "total energy
efficiency" of about 90%. Moreover, gas appliances and equipment are extremely efficient.
It's multi-purpose... It can heat your entire home, make your hot water, dry your
clothes and help you cook your meals. New residential uses range from fireplaces
and air conditioners to microturbines and fuel cells.
It's dependable... You never have to worry about weather, delivery schedules or running