Natural gas equipment can help your business move more money to the bottom line – and it can shrink your business’ carbon footprint. Choosing natural gas for business equipment is an environmentally responsible way to get the reliability and performance your business needs – at a lower cost.
Distributed generation allows you to create your own electricity, using small power-generating units that produce between 5 kilowatts to 25 megawatts.
Many businesses in the Nicor Gas service area use boilers for central heating, water heating and manufacturing processes. Switching your boiler to natural gas can reduce your operating costs and environmental liabilities.
Combined Heat-and-Power (CHP)
These sophisticated systems are intelligent energy efficiency. A basic CHP system generates electricity through a large gas-fired turbine, producing a great amount of waste heat which can be used for space heating, drying or water heating.