Natural gas is coming to more communities across Ontario!
Access to reliable, affordable natural gas lowers energy bills for families, creates new opportunities for municipalities and helps Ontario businesses become more competitive, grow and create jobs. Households can save up to 49%* each year on home and water heating depending on their existing fuel source when making the switch.
We have connected multiple communities and continue to connect communities to reliable, affordable natural gas. Extending natural gas service to more communities costs more than the revenue it will generate. Because of this, the province have provided regulations under Bill 32 – the Access to Natural Gas Act. This enables the partial funding of new natural gas community expansion projects through a monthly subsidy collected from existing natural gas ratepayers and through a surcharge from new customers served by the projects.
Good things happen when you take smart steps to save. By following just a few of the energy-saving tips we’ve gathered, you’ll see how easy it is to trim energy costs. From simple changes in habit to larger investments, every change will lead to a more comfortable and efficient home. Check here for some energy savings tips and tricks.
- Set your thermostat at a temperature you find comfortable. Raise the temperature a few degrees higher when you’re asleep or away.
- Keep window coverings closed during the hottest hours. Open windows at night.
- Regularly change or clean the filters on your air conditioner.
- Regularly change or clean your cooling unit’s filters to keep it working efficiently.
- Use your range hood when cooking to help remove heat from your home.
- Keep your home cooler by cooking on your outdoor grill instead of your stove or oven.
- If possible, air-dry clothes outdoors to save energy.
- Remove dust and debris from sliding door tracks to keep cool air from escaping.
- If you have a pool, use a solar cover to retain heat.
- Air-dry dishes once the dishwasher’s wash cycle is complete.