Benefits of a natural gas heating unit for construction sites

Also called a “salamander” or “ torpedo”, the natural gas heating unit for construction sites enables a building under construction to be heated so work can continue regardless of seasonal cold temperatures. Even if your project does not use natural gas as its permanent source of energy, you can still use it to power a heating unit for your construction site1, sparing you all the inconveniences of having to use propane tanks.

Reduce your energy costs

Lower your operating costs by using a natural gas heating unit on your construction site. Not only does it provide you more power, natural gas is less expensive than propane.

Chart comparing annual energy costs1 equivalent to 63,128 m3 (100% heating).

Choose performance

Increase productivity, reduce drying times and control the humidity levels of your construction site with natural gas heating units, which come in a wide range of power capacities.

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Choose the reliability of Énergir's network

By opting for natural gas, you are choosing Énergir’s reliable and secure distribution network! One of the most modern in North America, it meets the Canadian gas industry’s strictest standards and is monitored day and night, 365 days a year.

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.