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Is natural gas available to my property?

On this page you can find lots of helpful information including an interactive postcode checker which will let you know if natural gas is live in your area. There is also an oil to gas conversion calculator provided by online energy comparison website PowertoSwitch, which outlines the potential savings of converting to natural gas. You can learn about the process of making the switch and find some answers to frequently asked questions.

PowertoSwitch oil vs gas comparison

Power to Switch is a free, impartial and independent service helping you find a better energy deal. Power to Switch has no commercial affiliation with SGN Natural Gas.

5 step guide to getting connected

Getting connected to natural gas couldn’t be easier. Follow the 5 easy steps below and make the switch today.

1

Is natural gas available in my area?

 
Check to see if natural gas is available to your property by using our postcode checker or by calling 0800 975 7774 or by email to info@SGNnaturalgas.co.uk. 

2

Request an appointment

 
Once you’ve confirmed natural gas is available to your property, you can request an appointment with an SGN Natural Gas advisor. Our specialist will visit your property to carry out a quick survey and determine the best location for your gas meter. 

3

Choose a natural gas installer

 
Gas Safe™ Register is the official register for gas engineers. You can find details of Gas Safe™ registered engineers at gassaferegister.co.uk or by calling 0800 408 5500. If you have hearing difficulties you can use their text phone service on 0800 408 0606 or email enquiries@gassaferegister.co.uk.

4

Confirm the connection

 
Now that you have selected your Gas Safe™ registered engineer, you will need to complete the relevant paperwork with SGN Natural Gas at this point.

5

Register with your gas supplier

 
You will need to register with your gas supplier. This is currently SSE Airtricity.

Why natural gas?

In today’s modern world, energy is at the forefront of the lifestyles we lead. As natural gas is the most environmentally friendly of the commonly used heating fuels, it can significantly reduce your carbon footprint, as well as improve the energy efficiency of your home. It offers amazing versatility, and can be used not only to heat your home, but also for instantaneous hot water, tumble drying, real flame fires and barbecues to name but a few.

Yes, it provides peace of mind as there is a continuous supply of natural gas to your home. So no more worrying about running out, or forgetting to reorder fuel and being left in the cold.
Your home will be connected directly to the gas mains, so you will no longer require bulky, unappealing storage tanks on your property. The precious space gained can be developed into something more useful, such as parking, or perhaps a barbecue and patio area for summer dining.
By fitting a natural gas combination boiler you can remove your cumbersome water storage cylinder and costly immersion heater. A natural gas combination boiler will heat your home as well as give you instantaneous hot water, meaning you will use less energy and save money.
With the removal of storage tanks onsite, you no longer need to worry about theft or security, as no one can steal natural gas. Natural gas also removes the worry of fuel spillage and ground contamination from faulty tanks, which can lead to huge upheaval and expense for the householder.
An old oil boiler may only have an efficiency of around 60%, depending on how well it has been serviced. A new ‘A’ rated condensing natural gas boiler has an efficiency of over 90%, meaning less of your money is disappearing up the flue.
Gas cooking gives you instant heat from the moment you switch it on. It also has superior controllability compared to electric, both of which lead to a greater cooking experience.
We all have a duty to reduce our daily carbon footprint, and switching to natural gas versus other fuels such as oil and coal, will significantly reduce your carbon emissions.
You no longer need to worry about lump sum payments.  There are monthly or quarterly payment options, or the possibility to pay-as-you-go in your home with natural gas.
Natural gas is not just for central heating. It can be used for cooking and many other applications including tumble drying, focal point fires, instantaneous water heaters and barbecues.

Connection offers

Boiler replacement

Homeowners may be eligible to claim up to £1,000 towards the cost of a new natural gas boiler and heating system.

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Incentives

Owner-occupied or private rented properties which are not eligible to avail of any grant-aided funding could qualify to receive up to £500.

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Energy saving grants

SGN Natural Gas’ Warm at Home Cashback scheme offers households in our network area the chance to avail of up to £1,500.

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Interest free finance

Would you like to install a highly efficient natural gas heating system in your home?

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