Sheffield Utilities Gas Department
Natural gas is becoming more and more popular with residential customers. Customers are requesting natural gas for...
- Clothes Drying
It's easy to see why natural gas is so popular.
Natural gas is clean burning. In fact, it is considered the cleanest burning fossil fuel. Consumers are choosing natural gas because it is environmentally safe as well as efficient. The increased use of natural gas will help address numerous environmental problems, such as smog, greenhouse gas emissions, and acid rain.
Sheffield Utilities' natural gas suppliers are North American based companies. Almost 99 percent of the natural gas that makes its way into our customers' home comes from North America. This means that there is little worry that world affairs will affect Sheffield Utilities' ability to provide the customer with natural gas. Also, remember that your natural gas is always on, even when the weather turns stormy.
Natural gas can save you money. Even though most natural gas appliances may cost more initially, the overall savings are astounding. Natural gas appliances cost less to operate, typically last longer, and are relatively low maintenance.
- The air emitted from a natural gas furnace is almost 25 percent warmer than air emitted from an electric heat pump. Natural gas heating units may also keep the air at a more constant temperature than their electric counterparts.
- Operating a natural gas water heater will save you and your family money as well as energy. Natural gas water heaters have a better recovery time than electric water heaters and is less expensive to operate. In fact, natural gas water heaters can cut the cost of your water heating needs by nearly half.
- Consumers who are serious about cooking prefer the control that natural gas provides. Ranges using natural gas offer even heating, instantaneous on/off control, and excellent temperature management.
Sheffield Utilities works hard to provide our customers with service and value. Our Gas Department will help you in every way possible. Please call (256) 389-2000 Option 4 for any questions you have regarding your natural gas service.