Convert to Natural Gas

Make the Switch to Cleaner, Safer Natural Gas

Every day, business owners make hundreds of decisions about the operations, presentation and bottom line of their companies. Making the decision to switch to natural gas is important for any business, indicating sound financial awareness and active concern for the community and environment as a whole.

Converting to Natural Gas: Out With the Old; In With Clean, Safe, Abundant, Affordable, Domestic, Efficient …

Are you considering converting your current heating and cooling system to natural gas? It’s a smart move that could save your company money in overhead, rebates and other benefits while lowering your carbon footprint and establishing yourself in the community as a conscientious consumer. Find out more about the benefits of conversion


Did you know that converting your heating system to natural gas from oil can save you money on fuel and maintenance costs?

  •  By removing or replacing old, underground storage tanks; customers will reduce environmental liability and eliminate pre-payment for unused fuel.
  •  Natural gas burns cleaner than oil or coal, emits less harmful gasses such as NOx and SOx, and reduces America’s dependency on foreign oil.

Natural gas air conditioning has made dramatic strides in the past two decades as manufacturers have put their resources into developing and building improved, efficient and environmentally friendly systems for commercial and industrial use.

Natural gas chillers or hybrid heating/air conditioning systems that use natural gas and electricity can replace costly electric-only systems and save you money on your bills.

By converting from steam powered energy to clean, reliable natural gas, PGW customers can save from 20% to 50% on their annual heating bills. Find out how much you can save by converting from steam to natural gas. Use our Savings Calculator »

For more information about conversion to natural gas, please contact a PGW Energy Specialist or, call (215) 684-6671.

Smell Gas? Call (215) 235-1212

Natural Gas smells bad on purpose

That “rotten egg” smell is the smell of natural gas. If you think you smell gas leave the area immediately, and then call PGW at 215-235-1212 from a safe location.

Learn more Leaks, Odors, Safety Tips

Also if you smell gas:

  • Do not use electrical devices including cell phones which may cause a spark and ignite the gas.
  • Do not use an open flame, matches or lighters.
  • Do not try to locate the source of the gas leak.
  • Do not try to shut off any natural gas valves or gas appliances.
  • Do not start vehicles.
  • Do not re-enter the building or return to the area until a PGW employee or a qualified utility representative says it is safe to do so.
  • Do not put out the flames if natural gas ignites.