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Benefits of Natural Gas

Why Use Natural Gas

Natural gas provides exceptional value

Natural gas provides exceptional value

Natural gas provides exceptional value to more than eighty three million North American homes and businesses every day. It’s safe, affordable, and reliable energy that helps drive our economy while improving the quality of life for families every day. Natural gas provides comfort and convenience, lower utility bills and reduced carbon emissions. And it helps to meet our country’s growing demand for reliable and resilient energy.

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As the demand for energy continues to grow, you deserve the energy you can depend on at a cost you can afford. Natural gas is a clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy source. It’s efficient, and the best energy choice for your family and the environment. 

New residential customers can receive up to 100 feet of service line free of charge when installing gas space heating, a gas water heater (tank or tankless), or any two other gas appliances. 

There are so many possibilities to bring comfort, reliability and savings into your home. Take a natural gas home tour.

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  • Through its multiple, abundant sources across the region, we are able to competitively purchase gas at lower prices, store it for future use and pass those savings directly on to you, our customer.
  • Virginia homeowners can save up to 59 percent on their energy bills by switching to natural gas for heating and water heating when compared to other energy sources. 
  • Calculate your potential savings below today!


  • Natural gas is delivered through an underground pipeline system that provides a continuous supply, so it’s always there when you need it. No need to worry about running out or the need to refill a tank.
  • We have a proven 160-year track record of reliability to our customers. 
  • We are making meaningful investments in modernizing and improving our gas infrastructure to ensure every customer’s energy needs are met safely and reliably now and well into the future.


  • Ensuring the safety of every family we serve is our highest priority.  
  • We monitor around-the-clock and conduct regular inspections of our pipelines to ensure the safety and security of our infrastructure. 
  • Natural gas utilities spend $22 billion annually to enhance the safety of natural gas distribution and transportation systems through local modernization programs like our SAVE program.

Cleaner Energy

  • Today, most of our nation’s energy needs are met by fossil fuels, and natural gas is one of the cleanest, producing the fewest emissions. The other choices – alternative and renewable sources – are not readily available and currently meet only six percent of our energy needs. 
  • Natural gas for heating is an environmentally responsible way to get the comfort and reliability you need. 
  • From the place where it is extracted from the ground, to appliances used in your home, natural gas achieves 92 percent efficiency.
  • Learn more about our sustainable energy future and our pathway to net zero.

Calculate your Savings by Switching to Natural Gas!

  1. Enter the total gallons used for heating your home annually.
  2. Enter the price per gallon based on your most recent purchase.
  3. Click the calculate savings button for your potential cost savings.
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