We all want to lower our natural gas bills, save money and use it for the more enjoyable things in life, like family, travel, dining out, and entertainment. Below are 5 easy ways to drop your natural gas use and save a few bucks.

If you have gas appliances such as a water heater, furnace or pool heater, gas stove or gas oven in your home, you can:

  1. Get a water heater jacket insulator
      • 12-25% of your gas bill can be due to heating water alone
      • Turn the water heat down to 120 degrees

  2. Get a your heater checked out annually.
      • Check out our HVAC Checklist

  3. Chnage your HVAC air filters every month
      • From a safety perspective, alone, old heating units can vent carbon monoxide into your home. It's worth spending the money to find a company that can inspect and diagnose your HVAC system if necessary.

  4. Get a programmable thermostat
      • Buy a Nest or other smart/learning thermostat
        • Saves energy
        • Senses when your home
        • Recognizes your usage patterns
        • Remote Access

  5. Run Your Dishwasher at full capacity Full dishwashers are efficient dishwashers. The less you run them the more money goes in your pocket.