Natural Gas Heating
If you are fortunate enough to have access to natural gas, you may take advantage of cooking on a gas stove, an outdoor grill, or using efficient heat and efficient hot water. The gas company has incentives to help you offset the cost of new equipment when you decide to upgrade your system. Natural gas may not be piped into your house, but it may be availabe. By calling the gas company, they can tell you how accessible it is for you. One thing that is extremely important if you are using natural gas, propane gas, or heating oil is to have a carbon monoxide detector in your home. Approximately 500 people in the United States are killed from carbon monoxide poisoning every year. If you have a carbon monoxide detectors don’t last forever. They have a certain lifespan determined by the manufacturer, so be sure to check how long yours are good for.