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January 2009
Your 2009 Natural Gas Calendar

A handy guide to a year's worth of tips, hints and suggestions for natural gas efficiency and safety.

January
Go ahead and stock up on filters, and then mark your 2009 calendar to change it monthly.

February
If you haven't had your furnace serviced by a licensed contractor, go ahead and make an appointment to be sure everything's working like it should.

March
Spring begins this month. If you're getting the itch to do any outdoor projects that require digging, be sure to call 8-1-1 first.

April
Earth Day is this month. Log on to waltonemcnaturalgas.com or go to the library to search ways to conserve energy.

May
Before summer grilling and any Memorial Day BBQs, clean and inspect your natural gas grill.

June
It's National Safety Month. Be sure your whole family is up to speed on natural gas safety.

July
Going out of town? Call us to sign up for automatic bank draft to make paying your bill a worry-free task.

August
Most schools start this month. While children are in school, educate yourself about the ins-and-outs of natural gas.

September
Perform a home energy audit to be sure your home is ready for cold weather. Go to eere.energy.gov/consumer for a guide on performing an energy audit.

October
Before it gets too cold, call a licensed contractor for a bi-annual check-up on your furnace.

November
Time changes this month. Not only do you need to set your clocks back, but also remember to change the batteries in your carbon monoxide (CO) and fire detectors.

December
Happy holidays! Submit your favorite holiday recipe for Gas Up the Stove. You could get $25 off your bill!


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