Natural gas appliances can produce substantial amounts of hot water, at a faster pace than electrical equipment. Natural gas allows you to meet your most important energy needs more efficiently by quickly producing large quantities of hot water, meeting demand during peak periods.
Natural gas is more economical than fuel oil or electricity. Whether in stand-alone or combination form, natural gas appliances will produce as much hot water as your business requires to respond quickly to the demands of your building – all this while lowering your energy bill.
When we build, we demand natural gas be connected to the building . When it comes to heating and hot water, nothing can beat its performance and profitability. Clients get a better level of comfort, and we are more than happy with the lower energy costs.
Éric Paquette, Co-owner of Impéria Hôtels et Suites
Chart comparing annual energy costs1 equivalent to 3,687 m3 (100% processes).
From retail businesses to warehouses, from health establishments to office buildings, there is a wide range of appliances available. See the list of the most common equipment and discover grants that are associated with it.
Several businesses have decided to choose natural gas as an energy source to reduce their energy costs and reinvest the money saved to improve their competitiveness.
The Fleurimont Hospital, now part of CHUS, was built in the 1960s and converted to natural gas in the 80s. At the time, the goal of the conversion was simply to save money and reduce pollution. The hospital centre, aided by invaluable subsidies, naturally turned towards natural gas.
1 According to the prices in effect from March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020. 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.
* Certain conditions apply. Grant amounts will vary, depending on the equipment installed and the building’s characteristics. Only buildings within proximity of the natural gas network are eligible for the grant. . To benefit from the grant, you must submit a signed contract for the distribution and sale of natural gas to the contractor in charge of the work or to the Énergir representative. Grants will only be paid once the natural gas equipment is installed. A five-year natural gas supply contract is required. The eligibility criteria are listed in the Consumption Rebate Program guide approved by the Régie de l’énergie, a copy of which may be obtained on request. Grant amounts must not exceed eligible expenses. Program conditions and grant amounts may also be subject to change without prior notice.