There’s been a lot of talk about natural gas as it becomes more available to South Jersey, but what exactly is it and why should you consider switching? Natural gas is a colorless and odorless fossil fuel that is being spotlighted as an excellent energy alternative in the United States and around the world. Broadley’s is here to offer some deeper insight regarding the fuel’s benefits that may make you realize it’s time to convert.
It makes sense to switch to a gas that saves you money and produces the greatest amount of energy for the money spent. About 90 percent of natural gas is delivered as useful energy, while this holds true for only 30 percent of energy converted to electricity in conventional generating facilities.
Clean Air for Your Family and Community
This is a huge plus for those considering alternate energy options. It is the cleanest burning fossil fuel, with very little byproducts polluting the air. Keeping your family safe and healthy is always the main priority. If there’s a less expensive alternate fuel option that will make your community healthier for your family, why wouldn’t you switch? In addition, gas means no soot, ash or unwelcomed odors. Compared to oil and gas, natural gas produces a significantly less amount of carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and particulate matter that affects health and the air’s visibility.
It is important to know that natural gas in non-toxic. It is not poisonous or harmful to humans if inhaled in small amounts. To help detect a leak, an odorant is added to the originally odorless gas. There are no storage tanks needed, which removes the threat of oil spills and tank corrosion. The gas is piped directly to your home or business through a safe and efficient pipeline system.
Natural gas is quickly gaining popularity. It is highly dependable since it’s not easily damaged or affected by changing weather conditions. Broadley’s is all about keeping you comfortable in ways that make sense for your wallet, the test of time and your family’s safety. Give Broadley’s a call today at (609) 390-3907 for questions about switching to natural gas and the appliances needed to keep your home up-to-date on all of today’s best energy solutions.