Convert to natural gas from propane, electric, or oil and enjoy the advantages

No matter what your criteria — comfort, convenience, cost, or reliability — natural gas is the smart choice. And converting to natural gas is easy, just follow these steps.

Convert to Natural Gas

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Is natural gas available to my home?

The first step to switching to natural gas is to determine if natural gas is available to your home. In general, if your neighbors use natural gas, service is likely available to you.

Check Gas Availability

Calculate your heating costs

Compare propane & electric costs to natural gas

Compare your energy costs to natural gas. Use our calculator to estimate your annual heating and water heating costs in comparison to alternative energy sources.

Calculate Your Savings

Find natural gas appliance rebate

Find appliance rebates available to me

When you purchase a new high efficiency furnace, boiler, or water heater and have it installed by a participating contractor, we offer rebates on energy efficient models to help your investment save you money for years to come.

Find Rebates

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Find a plumbing and heating contractor

Hire a plumbing and heating contractor to install your new heating system, water heater, or new appliances. We’re happy to provide you with a list of pre-approved contractors who can help you with your conversion.

Find a Contractor

How to switch to natural gas

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If you're looking to switch your appliances to clean, abundant and efficient natural gas, look no further than Columbia Gas. We make switching as simple as check, select, connect. To begin the process, check to see if gas is available in your area. Fill out the required information about you and the property you wish to receive natural gas on the natural gas availability page and click submit. After you submit your information, one of our knowledgeable and friendly representatives will contact you to let you know if natural gas is available and how to start the next step. Once our representative has confirmed that gas is available, you need to select a contractor to install or convert your appliances. You can choose from our list of independent plumbing and heating contractors who are qualified to switch your appliances to natural gas, or you may select your own. We recommend choosing a contractor who is both licensed and ensured so you receive the service you deserve. And we encourage you to obtain more than one quote. Once you make your selection, we'll begin the process to connect your home. With the help of your newly hired contractor, we'll install your service line and gas meter. It's that simple - Check, select connect - and enjoy the benefits and comfort of natural gas for years to come. Columbia Gas, delivering the energy to live life efficiently.


Have an emergency?

If you smell gas, think you have a gas leak, have carbon monoxide symptoms or have some other emergency situation, go outside and call 911 and then our emergency number at 1-800-525-8222.