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Gas for Businesses


Natural Gas is clean, safe, and reliable—the best choice for your business's energy needs! We can help your company utilize natural gas to save big on your energy bills, all while helping the environment.

Natural gas is an extremely versatile fuel that has given rise to powerful new energy alternatives. Below, you'll find a list of options that you might consider for your own business. Or if you're interested in lowering your carbon footprint—and lowering your bill—then we encourage you to browse through our other pages to learn about exciting technology like natural gas vehicles, fuel cells, microturbines, and other ways to save.

Whether your business has been around for generations or you're a budding start-up, there are many ways that you can maximize your efficiency by taking advantage of natural gas technology. We're here to talk through your options, and help you make the choice that is best for you and your business.

  • Gas for Businesses

Ready to Apply for Service?

Are you interested in having natural gas service, but you currently don't have a natural gas line connected to your building? Our Pipeline Expansion Program provides consumers with the opportunity to have natural gas service extended to their businesses with no upfront cost. In communities that qualify, Peoples will provide the pipeline extension—for free! The only costs to the customer will be for their appliance conversion.

Call 1-866-654-4660 to consult with a Peoples representative, or complete our free Gas Application

Alternative Uses of Natural Gas

Commercial Space Heating

  • Reduce operating costs compared to oil, propane, electricity, and steam.
  • Flexible boiler designs and sizes for steam or hot water.
  • Infrared radiant heat, which is ideal for industrial plants.
  • Quick payback on equipment purchases when switching from steam or electricity.

Commercial Space Cooling

  • Reduce electric demand costs.
  • Reduce operating costs compared to electric equipment.
  • Quick payback on capital equipment cost.
  • Improve indoor air quality.
  • Reliable energy supply from a plentiful domestic source.
  • Cleaner energy that’s better for the environment.

Commercial Water Heating

  • Lower operating cost compared to electric equipment.
  • Quicker recovery time for hot water storage tanks.
  • Tankless heaters in a variety of sizes and models.
  • High temperature water with booster heaters for effective cleaning with fewer chemicals.

Construction Heat

  • Save up to 50% compared to the cost of propane.
  • Eliminate labor costs wasted while waiting for fuel refills or fuel tank relocation.
  • Reduce the risk of spark ignition with natural gas, which dissipates into the air rather than pooling on the ground.
  • Increase convenience with an on-demand fuel source. You'll never run out of fuel with natural gas, since it's always available!
  • Fit the heating needs of your job site with natural gas equipment that comes in a variety of models and sizes.
  • Cure concrete and drywall faster with natural gas.

Commercial Food Service

  • Lower operating cost compared to electric equipment.
  • Instant heat for faster results.
  • Precise temperature control.
  • Cleaner dishes with gas booster water heaters.
  • Maximum heat at the lowest cost with a gas fryer.
  • Various equipment models will fit any kitchen configuration.

On-Site Power Generation

  • Reliable electricity even during a power outage.
  • Low operating costs for combined heat and power.
  • Cleaner energy than coal fired power plants.
  • Green building design.
  • Convenient fuel supply, with no fuel storage tanks to manage.