Stay Safe And Save This Winter With So Cal Gas

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Trim Your Energy Bill and Stay Safe with These Easy Tips

As temperatures begin to drop, it’s important to consider how conservation activities can change along with the season. Check out our tips for conserving natural gas during cooler weather! 

  1. Save up to 10% on heating costs by lowering your furnace thermostat by three to five degrees, if health permits.
  2. Clean or replace your furnace filters according to manufacturer recommendations.
  3. Have your air ducts tested for leaks. Leaky ducts can cost you between 10 to 30 percent in heating and cooling costs.
  4. Reduce the temperature on your water heater.
  5. Save up to 10% on water heating costs by washing and rinsing your clothes in cold water.
  • Tips for Home

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  • Tools for Business

    Save energy and money this winter for your business with our hot tips and programs.

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  • Winter Bills

    When temperatures drop, people use more natural gas, which can mean higher natural gas bills.

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Install a Carbon Monoxide Detector

Carbon monoxide is invisible and odorless. That’s why you should install a carbon monoxide detector as your first line of defense.

Find out how to lower your natural gas bills during the colder months.

In colder months, households tend to use more natural gas for home heating and for water heating. During cold weather, it’s possible to use three to seven times more natural gas than summer months as your home heater responds to your thermostat settings and your water heater works harder to keep your hot water, hot. This past winter has been the coldest winter in the last five years.

Find out how to safely use and maintain your natural gas appliances.

In order to keep your natural gas appliances operating safely and efficiently, it's important to perform regular maintenance and repairs. While maintaining your natural gas appliances is ultimately your responsibility, we'd like to offer the following appliance safety and maintenance tips to help keep you safe – and your appliances working properly.

General Appliance Safety Tips

The following tips apply to the safety and maintenance of ALL natural gas appliances:

  • Have your natural gas appliances inspected yearly by a qualified professional or SoCalGas®.
    "Never store anything near a natural gas appliance that might interfere with normal appliance airflow."
  • Never store items near a natural gas appliance that might interfere with normal appliance airflow.
  • Never store or use highly flammable products in the same room as any natural gas or heat-producing appliances. These products include gasoline, spray paints, solvents, insecticide, adhesives, foggers, varnish, cleaning products and other pressurized containers.
  • Never store ordinary combustibles such as rags, mops or paper on or near an appliance.
  • Never use your oven, range top or outdoor barbecue to heat your home because these appliances are not designed for this purpose and can be a safety hazard. 
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