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Food Service

More than 9-out-of-10 chefs prefer cooking with natural gas due to gourmet-quality performance. But with a wide array of other advantages—including the ability to reduce a commercial kitchen’s operating costs by more than 33% and enable continued foodservice capabilities, even when the power goes out—everybody from business owners to customers can appreciate the value of natural gas, too.

Cooking Equipment

Natural gas cooking equipment saves time, labor and energy while boosting production, taste and profits. Commercial kitchens can choose from a wide range of styles, designs and options, including the natural gas equipment below:

Ranges—Options include Chinese ranges and stockpot ranges, in addition to standard models

Ovens—Boiler-less combination, bake/roast and deck/pizza ovens are but a sampling of the oven types natural gas has to offer

Display—Foodservice establishments can entice and entertain customers with griddles, rotisseries, fondue equipment and more

Plus, examples of additional natural gas cooking appliances include:

  • Griddles
  • Fryers
  • Broilers
  • Double-sided cookers
  • Cook/Chill equipment
  • Tilting skillets
  • Compartment steamers

Water Heating/Dishwashing

For a hearty helping of cleaning power and energy-savings, commercial kitchens can start with the following high-performance natural gas water heating/dishwashing equipment:

  • Booster dishwashers 
  • Booster water heaters 
  • Ware washers 
  • Tankless water heaters 
  • And more


When it comes to dining out, food is only part of the experience. Businesses can take advantage of natural gas equipment to enhance ambience, extend the outdoor dining season and keep customers coming back for more.

  • Indoor & outdoor fireplaces
  • Outdoor lights & tiki torches
  • Patio heaters & chimineas:
  • Desiccant dehumidification & ventilation systems


Companies in the lodging/hospitality industry have little room for energy waste. Fortunately, natural gas offers a variety of ultra-efficient, high-performance equipment to help guests feel at home (or better!). With cost and energy savings that help business owners rest easy, too.

  • Tankless water heaters
  • Dryers
  • Pool/spa heaters
  • Patio heaters
  • Indoor & outdoor fireplaces
  • Outdoor lights & tiki torches
  • Desiccant dehumidification & ventilation systems

Other Businesses

Every business has unique energy needs. And while natural gas provides consistent, across-the-board benefits such as higher operational efficiency and lower operating costs, it also offers a wide range of commercial equipment that can add individualized value to everything from the customer experience to your bottom line.

Examples of businesses and other institutions that rely heavily on natural gas include:

  • Laundromats
  • Schools
  • Hospitals and nursing homes
  • Correctional facilities
  • Spas & health clubs
  • And many other commercial facilities

Contact your local natural gas utility and see if you can take advantage of any possible commercial incentives, which may include a rebate of up to $50/ton on qualifying commercial space conditioning units.

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