Q: Is there Natural Gas available in Fairbanks for my home or business?
A: YES! FNG has gas mains all over town and has over 1100 customers already using Natural Gas! Click here to find out if Natural Gasis available in your neighborhood.
Q: Can I convert my Heating Oil boiler to Natural Gas?
A: Yes! Depending on the age and condition of the oil boiler, the "gun" can be replaced with a gas gun. Click here for more information.
Q: How do Natural Gas prices compare to Heating Oil prices in Fairbanks ?
A: Heating Oil is more expensive at $3.05 a gallon or greater. Click here to find more information.
Q: Does Natural Gas perform like Propane at -40 °F (-40 Â°C)?
A: No. Natural Gas vaporizes/liquefies at -259 °F (-162 °C) and Propane vaporizes/liquefies at -44 °F (-42 °C). So even on the coldest day ever recorded in Alaska, -80 °F (-62 °C), Natural Gaswill still flow with no problems.
Q: Does Heating Oil equipment burn hotter than Natural Gas equipment?
A: No. Stack temperatures from oil boilers may be higher, but boiler output tempertures are the same for similar rated boilers. Simply put: "A BTU is a BTU."
100 MBH oil boiler Output = 100 MBH gas boiler Output
Q: Does Natural Gas equipment put out more Carbon Monoxide (CO) than Heating Oil equipment?
A: No. Even the best tuned oil equipment emits more CO.
Q: Will Natural Gas stop flowing if the power goes out?
A: No. The gas pressure will be maintained to your home, but your gas boiler or other equipment that needs electricy to operate will stop running.