Benefits of natural gas

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Cost effective

You can save money and energy when you convert to natural gas. Use our calculator to determine your estimated savings.

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Clean and efficient

When you use natural gas, 90 percent of what is extracted from the ground is delivered to your appliances, as opposed to electricity, which, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, only delivers 30 percent of its usable energy from its generation to your appliances.

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Natural gas is piped directly into your residence. It’s always there when you need it and you never have to worry about running out of fuel or arranging for deliveries.

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Instant heat

Unlike other energy sources, natural gas generates instant heat as soon as it’s turned on, powering your home's furnace, fireplace, stove, and water heater.

Are you ready to make the switch?

Natural gas can provide comfort and reliability for your home. Natural gas is a clean, abundant and efficient fuel. It's easy to start enjoying the benefits of gas service.

Learn more about getting natural gas

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If you're looking to switch your appliances to clean, abundant and efficient natural gas, look no further than Columbia Gas. We make switching as simple as check, select, connect.

To begin the process, check to see if gas is available in your area. Fill out the required information about you and the property you wish to receive natural gas on the natural gas availability page and click submit. After you submit your information, one of our knowledgeable and friendly representatives will contact you to let you know if natural gas is available and how to start the next step.

Once our representative has confirmed that gas is available, you need to select a contractor to install or convert your appliances. You can choose from our list of independent plumbing and heating contractors who are qualified to switch your appliances to natural gas, or you may select your own. We recommend choosing a contractor who is both licensed and ensured so you receive the service you deserve. And we encourage you to obtain more than one quote.

Once you make your selection, we'll begin the process to connect your home. With the help of your newly hired contractor, we'll install your service line and gas meter. It's that simple - Check, select connect - and enjoy the benefits and comfort of natural gas for years to come. Columbia Gas, delivering the energy to live life efficiently.

Have an emergency?

If you smell gas, think you have a gas leak, have carbon monoxide symptoms or have some other emergency situation, go outside and call 911 and then call us at 1-800-544-5606.