Atlanta Gas Light Shares Coffers to Help Guests with Paying Energy Bills
Every family deserves the peace of mind that they will be suitable to keep their homes warm. As temperatures continue to drop, Atlanta Gas Light is committed to furnishing coffers to guests who may need backing with their downtime heating bills.
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“We’re committed to connecting guests with original services to identify available backing programs and insure the communities where we live and serve can enjoy the comfort and trustability of natural gas this downtime,” said President and CEO of Atlanta Gas Light Pedro Cherry.
The following agencies give energy backing for those who qualify
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program – LIHEAP helps eligible guests pay for their downtime heating service and may cover certain cooling charges for guests with specific medical conditions. Eligibility is grounded on ménage size and income. LIHEAP is 100 federally funded through a entitlement program from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services.
Early Registration for seniors and people with disabilities begins onNov. 1, 2021, and general registration beginsDec. 1, 2021.
Operations for all energy backing programs can be made through a original Community Action Agency ornon-profit association. The backing is available in all 159 counties in Georgia.
Still, he or she must reapply by submitting the state recertification form, along with all other needed documents, If a party good for LIHEAP last time.
For further information about Georgia LIHEAP, call1-877-423-4746 or visit the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services website for a list of other coffers.
Heating Energy Assistance Team –H.E.A.T. – The Georgia Department of Human Services distributesH.E.A.T. finances statewide through original community action agencies.H.E.A.T. finances help homes passing a implicit loss of energy service or homes that are in need of getting service restored. Georgians can visitwww.heatga.org or call678-406-0212 to bandy eligibility or contribute.
Elderly Reduction Program – Atlanta Gas Light will give eligible elderly citizens with a reduction of$ 14 a month on their natural gas bills. The yearly reduction is reflected on the bill they admit from their natural gas provider. For further information on eligibility, seniors can communicate their provider.
HopeWorks ( formerly Resource Service Ministries) – HopeWorks helps low- income widows in the lesser-Atlanta area with weatherization backing for homes, gas furnace repairs and general conservation. For further information, call404-872-0167 or visitwww.hopeworks4us.org.
Design SHARE – Design SHARE provides exigency bill- payment backing to individualities and families facing a temporary extremity that threatens their home. For further information, call 1.800.257.4273 or visitsalvationarmyatlanta.org/project-share.
United Way – Guests can call United Way’s 211 number for a table of other agencies that can help with available backing.
Natural gas guests also can take fresh action to prepare for the downtime heating season by doing the following
Install a programmable thermostat. A programmable thermostat allows guests to set the temperature in their home while they’re down and increase the temperature when they return.
Check windows and doors for drafts. Use caulk or sealant to isolate areas where a draft might be felt.
Open drapes and tones. Using sun is a great way to naturally toast the home during the day.
Close flues to fireplaces. Ending the stovepipe will help warm air from escaping the home.
For further energy effectiveness tips, please visitwww.atlantagaslight.com/residential/ways-to-save.
About Atlanta Gas Light
Atlanta Gas Light is one of four natural gas distribution companies of Southern Company Gas, a wholly possessed attachment of Southern Company (NYSE SO). Atlanta Gas Light provides natural gas delivery service roughly1.7 million guests in Georgia. In operation since 1856, the company is one of the oldest pots in the state. For further information, visitatlantagaslight.com.
About Southern Company Gas
Southern Company Gas is a wholly possessed attachment of Atlanta- grounded Southern Company (NYSESO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves roughly4.3 million natural gas guests through its regulated distribution companies in four countries with roughly retail guests through its companies that request natural gas. Other businesses include investments in interstate channels and power and operation of natural gas storehouse installations. For further information, visitsoutherncompanygas.com.