Looking at switching to natural gas devices might be a way to save money at the same time as experiencing gains in performance and productivity.
Shale gas easy to extract in the United States meaning that prices are low and stable, and gas is considered to be the cleanest non-renewable energy source, therefore, it can be regarded as the least environmentally damaging choice.
If you already have a natural gas line in your home, or are buying a new home you should think about the probable benefits of choosing gas and natural gas household appliances.
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A natural gas home appliance employs natural gas as the main fuel source. Natural gas devices afford a great alternative for electrically powered devices for heating your home, providing hot water, heating food and even air conditioning and tumble drying.
In many situations gas appliances still require an electricity supply but use gas as the main source of power. The quantity electricity needed depends on how the appliance works. For example, a natural gas water heater will still work even during a power cut, whereas a natural gas clothes dryer still relies upon electrical components.
Natural gas has many purposes in your house.
Keeping yourself warm with natural gas generally costs less than providing heat using electrical heaters. Your outgoings could halve depending on your energy tariffs and relative efficiency gains.
Natural gas makes the air hotter in a shorter time and is more reliable.This is a huge benefit if you experience regular power outages in the winter
As well as general heating gas is perfect for a log fire with real flames.Forget the hassle of having to collect or buy logs or clean out the ashes. With a gas fire, you still get all the ambiance and a warm home without the hassle.
Gas air conditioning can offer an efficient means to cool your home, even if there is a power outage.
Gas fueled air conditioning requires a bigger initial investment but is more cost effective to run and maintain meaning a better return on your investment. Superior effectiveness also has a positive impact on your carbon footprint.
Natural gas water boilers come in two main designs, tank heaters and non-tank or on-demand heaters. Natural gas heaters are more rapid and more efficient than their electric alternatives. On-demand water heaters also offer a continuous supply even with high demand. Invaluable if you have a big household that enjoys long showers.
The fact that natural gas lines are generally underground and guarded from the elements means you can still have heating even if you don’t have electricity.
Most people have come across the saying “cooking with gas”. A gas company marketing line created to link gas to effectiveness and efficiency.
Clever marketing or not the saying is used today because it is valid. Most chefs and amature cooks choose gas for the ease with which you can control the size of the flame, and gas stoves also offer a less wasteful way of turning fuel into heat.
Gas might not be the first place your mind goes when it comes to laundry, however, gas dryers have many advantages. They work at a higher temperature thus drying clothes in less time and clothes have to endure less tumbling.
Did you know you don’t just have to use gas inside your home? Outside the home, natural gas is a great power source for patio lights and outdoor cooking and even to heat your spa.
delight your guests as soon as they arrive with path lights, keep them warm on cool evenings and get dinner ready outside at the perfect temperature, when you like, and without the worry of remembering to fill up your gas bottles.
Just like domestic water heaters a pool or spa heater will heat the water twice as fast as an electric equivalent. And natural gas fire pits set the mood as well as giving heat for perfect indoor-outdoor entertaining.
With any decision you make it makes sense to look at the pros and the cons. First up the benefits of choosing Natural Gas.
Making the choice between natural gas and electricity is not always simple and the best choice for you probably won’t be the best decision for everyone.
Currently gas is almost always cheaper than electricity, so if the price is your main motivation this can be a major factor in the decision-making process. However, while studies show that three-quarters of new home buyers are choosing to have gas, converting to gas is expensive. Therefore, finding out how much a new gas line would cost if you don’t currently have gas appliances is a good place to start.
Another reason to choose gas is stability of supply. If power failures are common in your area then being able to heat water, heat or cool your home and cook during power failures can count for a lot.
Finally, in environmental terms, while gas devices are generally more efficient you can’t power them from renewable sources in the same way you can electrical devices. Installing solar panels or a heat pump could be more cost-effective and more eco-friendly options in the long run.
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