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Heating System CareSince heating remains the top user of energy in homes today, new homebuyers will appreciate it when you build homes that provide the comfort and energy efficiency that natural gas heating equipment provides.

Residential and home heating systems need periodic care to extend operating life, save energy, and increase efficiency. Encourage your customers to use the following general guidelines, and recommend they follow manufacturer's recommendations whenever possible.

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High-efficiency natural gas water heaters provide your customers more comfort and energy savings while reducing their impact on the environment. Customers will save even more energy and money with an ENERGY STAR® qualified model. 

 Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a poisonous gas that is colorless, odorless and tasteless. CO can be produced by any fuel-burning appliance in your home, so it’s important to have your appliances checked annually by a qualified technician, especially before the start of the heating season. To learn more about the dangers of CO, symptoms of CO poisoning and ways to prevent CO buildup in your home, click here.

 Call Before You Dig

Call before you dig

 

Whether you’re working on a large excavation or simply planting a tree in your yard, natural gas and utility line safety should always be job one—and that starts with calling 8-1-1 to have your utility lines marked. By doing so, you can be certain where your electric, gas, water and other important lines are located as well as avoid causing serious injuries, service interruptions or possibly costly fines for damaged infrastructure. Make the call. It’s easy, and free. Click here for more information.