Enjoy natural gas right from the start of your project
The advantages of heating your construction sites with natural gas
No need to stop building construction during cold weather—a natural gas heating unit for construction sites can keep your project warm. Even if it doesn’t use natural gas as its permanent source of energy, you can still use it to supply a heating unit for your construction site. You’ll save money and the inconvenience of using propane tanks.
Decrease energy costs
Reduce your operating costs by using a natural gas heating unit on your construction site. Natural gas offers so much more than superb performance—it’s less expensive than propane.
Chart comparing annual energy costs1 equivalent to 63,128 m3 (100% heating).
Reduce your costs and increase profitability
Continuous supply—no empty tank problem.
No need for nightly and weekend supervision.
No need to monitor and manage tank refills.
No soil decontamination costs from diesel tanks leaks
Increase worksite safety
Reduces risk of
handling propane tanks and other fuels, such as diesel.
Natural gas is
lighter than air and dissipates faster than propane in the event of a leak.
Improve management and only pay for what you use
Natural gas is billed monthly—no more order forms to sign on the construction site.
No fuel loss: up to 10% of gas is lost because propane cylinders are never completely empty.
Question and answers
How can I get a heating unit for a construction site?
Simply contact your sales representative or an Énergir Certified Natural Gas Partner. No need to sign a contract: the service will be added to your permanent heating contract. You can also complete our online form.
How long does it take to get connected?
A series of deadlines must be arranged, so it’s never too early to make your request. It usually takes about six weeks to install a new connection, or about nine weeks if the gas network must be extended. The meter is installed on the same day as the connection is made.
Where can we find construction heating equipment?
They can be rented from several suppliers. Here are a few:
An Énergir Certified Natural Gas Partne or a certified natural gas plumbing contractor must do the installation. Then a Gaz Métro technician will follow-up to confirm the installation and start the metre.
questions about the progress of your file?
Contact the Customer Acquisitions and Retention Co-ordinator
Your customers can benefit from Énergir grants to integrate natural gas into your construction projects. Our dedicated team of experts will be sure to meet your needs.
1 According to the prices in effect from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Based on Énergir rates and those of Hydro-Québec approved by the Régie de l’énergie; takes into account base electric consumption and rack price of oil with 2% sulfur including, in particular, transport, distribution and CATS.