Yes, but the LPG appliance must be refitted because natural gas operates at a different gas pressure. Many appliance makers provide conversion kits for this purpose however, older appliances may not be as efficient as today's advanced models making conversion less beneficial.
There are natural gas appliances suitable for:
Installation of the meter (connecting to the pipe in the street) is $300 for Standard Connections. Non-standard connections may be subject to additional costs and these will be advised before works commence.
Other services and charges may apply. A complete list can be found at https://tasgas.com.au/...
Our natural gas tariff consists of a gas usage charge and a fixed service fee. Our rates can be found at https://tasgas.com.au/connect-your-property/tariffs-charges
The Tas Gas Retail rebates are on-going and remain valid until determined otherwise by Tas Gas Retail.
Yes, an extension may be granted. If required please call Customer Service on 1800 750 750.
Generally, installations will take approximately four to six weeks from application. This can vary depending on individual circumstances, i.e. no hot water, etc. This should be used as a guide. Tas Gas Retail allows you up to 60 days after your meter has been installed to get your appliances connected without incurring any charges. After this date, we will start to charge you the advertised daily tariff.
Generally, a standard installation is deemed to be where the meter is located less than 22 meters from the property line and free of any obstructions such as large trees walls and paths.
No, in most cases the pipe will be inserted below ground level using a technique called directional drilling. However, in some cases a trench may be required.
Yes, to the extent that the location meets the definition of a standard connection, industry standards and regulations.
Tas Gas Networks (TGN) may need to install a small trench on your land for the installation of your service. TGN will take all reasonable care to minimise any inconvenience and disturbance to your property and will reinstate the land as reasonably practicable to pre-existing conditions. TGN will lay the gas service to the nominated meter position on your land in the most direct and expedient manner possible,but having regard to safety and other requirements. TGN will complete temporary restorations to paved areas, driveways and footpaths, however it is the customers’ responsibility and cost to complete any permanent concrete, stone, tiled or paved etc. restorations.