Natural gas is the smart choice
for temporary heat in your construction project
- Natural gas is economical. Save up to 50% over propane − savings that go straight to your bottom line! Calculate your potential savings here.
- Eliminate weekend/off hour visits to the job site to switch fuel tanks − your gas supply is constant and dependable.
- Natural gas is a drier heat source. Cure concrete and adhesives and dry paint faster and more cost-effectively than other energy sources.
- Allows quicker completion of interior work.
- Keeps your project on schedule.
- Avoid injuries − no heavy propane tanks or cylinders to lift.
- No delivery trucks − no tanks to clutter the job site.
- Meets ventilation requirements.
Getting your construction heat is easy.
Determine if your project is in MichCon's service territory
The Michigan Public Service Commission maintains a statewide listing of electric and gas utility companies and the general areas they serve.
Apply for a service line online or contact us
Southeast Michigan: 800.338.0178
(Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw, Wayne counties)
Other Michigan counties: 800.533.6220
Note: It is important to allow a minimum of four weeks from time of application for a residential service installation and six weeks for a commercial service installation.
Ensure that your site will be ready for the service line
- Site is within six inches of final grade
- Service path from the street to the meter location is clear of obstructions
- The meter location is clearly marked.
Arrange for construction heaters to be delivered to your job site
For local equipment rental, use this list or check yellowpages.com under the heading Contractors Equipment and Supplies − Rental Equipment.
Hot Tot construction heater photo courtesy of Schwank