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.

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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.