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Be Disaster-Ready During National Preparedness Month

This year’s National Preparedness Month’s theme is “A Lasting Legacy.” The life you’ve built is worth protecting. Prepare for disasters to create a lasting legacy for you and your family. He

UGI Social Team 06 Sep 2022

August 11 Reminds Us All to “Call Before You Dig”

Safety is UGI’s highest priority, and it’s why each year on August 11 that UGI joins government agencies, fellow natural gas utilities, and many other organizations across the country to stress sa

UGI Social Team 09 Aug 2022

UGI Supports PA811 Safety Day Conference

Safety is not only a top UGI priority, it is a core value and a way of life for the UGI team. As such, UGI was pleased to support and attend this month’s “Eastern Safety Day” confere

UGI Social Team 31 May 2022

Underground Pipe Safety: What About Gas Lines Beyond the Meter?

UGI wants you to know that the Company is responsible for maintaining the natural gas pipes that run up to your home, including the meter. Each customer is responsible for the maintenance of all custo

UGI Social Team 31 May 2022

What to Know About Carbon Monoxide

While Spring is just around the corner, UGI urges customers to remain vigilant to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. CO is a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that is a by- product of the incomp

UGI Social Team 08 Mar 2022

UGI Stresses Winter Energy Safety

Help UGI spread the word on safe energy practices this winter.  UGI encourages customers, community organizations and others to please share the safety tips on this page, as well as the safety messag

Joseph Swope 11 Feb 2022

UGI Urges Vigilance for Signs of Carbon Monoxide

UGI has responded to multiple reports of carbon monoxide (CO) incidents recently as temperatures cool across Pennsylvania and residents turn up thermostats. UGI urges customers to take several simple

Joseph Swope 12 Jan 2022

UGI Streamlines One Call Requests with New Technology

UGI continues to adopt the digital platform “UtiliSphere” to manage and process Pennsylvania One Call tickets. Currently in use by UGI’s North Division, UGI Central is now deploying the technolo

UGI Social Team 28 Oct 2021
In Our Community

Trick or Treat Safety Tips

Trick or Treating is one of the best parts of Halloween night! However, there’s a fine line between trick or treating fun and safety concerns – especially when out on the road or walking i

UGI Social Team 28 Oct 2021

UGI Stresses Natural Gas and Carbon Monoxide Safety as Fall Arrives

This is an especially important time of the year to review natural gas and carbon monoxide safety tips. Visit our Safety page for detailed safety information. Please share this link and safety tips wi

UGI Social Team 08 Oct 2021

August 11 is National Safe Digging Day: Here’s the Scoop

UGI joins utilities across the country to recognize August 11 (8/11) as National Safe Digging Day, a commemorative day in which both residents and professional contractors are encouraged to call 8-1-1

UGI Social Team 02 Aug 2021

UGI Warns Customers of Potential Scams

Spring’s warmer weather paired with easing pandemic restrictions is drawing more people outdoors. Unfortunately, it also invites individuals looking to take advantage of UGI customers. To help custo

UGI Social Team 04 May 2021
Customer Service

What Communities Should Expect During UGI Construction

UGI’s highest priority during construction is safety. In advance of any planned UGI projects, notification is provided regarding construction schedules to residents of the communities where UGI proj

UGI Social Team 03 May 2021
In the News

UGI Continues Major Capital Improvements in 2021

UGI Utilities will spend more than $265 million in fiscal year 2021 to replace natural gas mains and associated facilities, as well as complete a number of system enhancement projects. UGI has alread

UGI Social Team 28 Apr 2021

Don’t Let These Electrical Safety Tips Shock You

UGI is proud to provide the energy you rely on every day to power your home. There’s nothing more important than the safety of our customers, employees, and members of the communities we serve. Whet

UGI Social Team 15 Feb 2021
Natural Gas

Smell Gas? Act Fast!

If you smell rotten eggs, it could be a natural gas leak. It’s important to teach your family what to do if anyone ever smells natural gas. Here are ways to use your senses to identify danger: Your

UGI Social Team 01 Feb 2021
Natural Gas

Start 2021 on the Right Foot

UGI urges you to take several simple steps to ensure proper operation of natural gas-fired equipment and appliances to prevent a build-up of carbon monoxide (CO) inside your home this winter heating s

UGI Social Team 26 Jan 2021
In the News

Have A Happy, Healthy Holiday

When planning to host or attend a holiday celebration, assess current COVID 19 levels in your community to determine whether to limit the number of attendees or cancel plans. While celebrating virtual

UGI Social Team 14 Dec 2020
Energy Resources

Tips to Gobble Up This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving may look a little different this year for families – there may be fewer people in your home, or perhaps your travel plans were canceled. No matter how you give thanks this year, UGI rec

UGI Social Team 23 Nov 2020
Natural Gas

Natural Gas Meter Safety for Fall

The fall season brings cooler temperatures and falling leaves. You may be re-imagining your outdoor living space with fall-themed décor, or preparing for Halloween next month with fun decorations. As

UGI Social Team 15 Sep 2020

Don’t Wait! Make Your Preparedness Plan Today

September is National Preparedness Month. Established by the Federal Emergency  Management Agency (FEMA), the campaign encourages residents to be ready and plan ahead for emergencies that may occur i

UGI Social Team 08 Sep 2020

Be Prepared When Severe Weather Strikes

Severe weather has impacted the region this summer and more storms are predicted for later in the season. UGI reminds customers to be prepared in case severe weather strikes for the safety of you and

UGI Social Team 27 Aug 2020
Natural Gas

“Know What’s Below” on National 811 Day

Today (8/11) is National Safe Digging Day, a commemorative day in which both residents and professional contractors are encouraged to call 811 before beginning a digging project. UGI reminds ind

UGI Social Team 11 Aug 2020

Every Dig, Every Time, Call 811

Summer’s warm weather brings out home repairs, construction, outdoor projects. Whether you’re installing a fence or trimming tree limbs near a power line, think safety first—no matter the projec

UGI Social Team 29 Jul 2020
In Our Community

Ask for ID: UGI Warns Customers of Potential Scams

Summer’s warm weather and long days are a great time to be outdoors, but the season also draws out individuals looking to take advantage of UGI customers. To help customers stay safe, UGI reminds cu

UGI Social Team 21 Jul 2020
Energy Hot Topics

The Heat Is On!

Keep Your Family Safe This Summer Summer brings warmer weather and longer days, but it also brings safety risks. This summer, enjoy your outdoor adventures and fun family time safely with these tips:

UGI Social Team 20 Jul 2020
Customer Service

Keeping Your Family Safe

We know you and your family rely on UGI to ensure the safe delivery of energy to your home. As essential employees, UGI’s field technicians are working hard to be sure all customers continue to rece

UGI Social Team 10 Jun 2020
Natural Gas

Underground Pipe Safety

What About Gas Lines Beyond the Meter? UGI wants you to know that the Company is responsible for maintaining the natural gas pipes that run up to your home, including the meter. Each customer is respo

UGI Social Team 10 Jun 2020

Celebrate Electrical Safety Month with UGI

Did you know an average of 51,000 electrical home structure fires occur each year in the United States? That’s more that’s more than $1.3 billion in property damages! To help raise awarene

UGI Social Team 11 May 2020

Locator Safety Awareness Week 2020

Join UGI is observing Locator Safety Awareness Week, April 20-26, 2020 Established in 2014  by Infrastructure Resources, Locator Safety Awareness Week addresses the importance of keeping our locators

UGI Social Team 20 Apr 2020

Look Up And Live: Overhead Power Lines

Protect your family and your home Warm weather is almost here! It is important to be aware of overhead power lines providing service at various voltages to our homes as we begin to head outdoors to t

UGI Social Team 16 Apr 2020
Customer Service

National Consumer Protection Week 2020

This week, March 1-7, marks National Consumer Protection Week, a time to educate ourselves and safeguard against falling victim to impostor utility scams. To help you stay safe, UGI recommends the fol

UGI Social Team 02 Mar 2020

Are You “Winter Wise” During Cold Weather?

Although cold weather comes as no surprise during the winter months, many residents are not prepared for it. Winter often brings storms that can result in significant snow and ice accumulation. 

UGI Social Team 27 Jan 2020

A New Year, New Resolutions!

As we make our way into a new year, consider making some new resolutions – the energy kind! These don’t even require eating more vegetables and less sugar or hitting the gym every day. STAY SA

UGI Social Team 27 Dec 2019

8 Quick Tips for a Safer, Happier Holiday

Happy Holidays from UGI! As you wrap gifts, decorate the tree, light the menorah, and start cooking in preparation for the holidays, don’t forget to make safety a priority on your to-do list. Utili

UGI Social Team 17 Dec 2019
Natural Gas

Meter Safety for the Winter-Wise Resident

After a weekend of blustery weather and dropping temperatures, we can safely say winter is here to stay. As we enter the winter months, there is a potential for significant snow and ice accumulation.

UGI Social Team 01 Dec 2019

Stay Safe This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is only a few days away! As you and your family begin to plan your delicious holiday meal, UGI encourages residents to use the following tips to stay safe while in the kitchen this Thanks

UGI Social Team 25 Nov 2019

Be a Hero During Fire Prevention Week

You don’t need a cape to be a hero when it comes to home fires. Each year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) hosts a Fire Prevention Week campaign to educate residents about the small

UGI Social Team 07 Oct 2019

Don’t Fall for Scams This Fall

As the temperatures drop and the number of homeowners and businesses in need of heat rises, scammers have more opportunity to pose as utility employees, either in person or over the phone. UGI urges

UGI Social Team 01 Oct 2019

Be Prepared, Not Scared, During National Preparedness Month

Disasters don’t have to be scary if you prepare in advance. September is National Preparedness Month, a campaign established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to remind us that we

UGI Social Team 30 Aug 2019

Tick Tips for a Safe Summer

Ticks can be a serious threat to outdoor enthusiasts during the summer months. UGI reminds community residents to be vigilant this summer when it comes to preventing tick bites and tick-borne disease

UGI Social Team 29 Jul 2019
In the News

Win $500 for Your Firehouse!

Are you ready to win $500 for your fire company? Simply post the “Call Before You Dig” message on your firehouse marquee to promote safe digging. Winners will be selected by Pennsylvania 8

UGI Social Team 22 Jul 2019
In Our Community

Keeping Motorists & Workers Safe in Work Zones

UGI is committed to building and maintaining a safe and reliable natural gas system that our customers can depend on. Extensive infrastructure improvement projects to reach this goal may cause tem

UGI Social Team 08 Jul 2019

Dehydration Dangers

As we enter the hot summer months, UGI reminds customers about the dangers of dehydration. Dehydration can be a problem all year long, but you need to drink even more water during the hot and humid su

UGI Social Team 02 Jul 2019

Beat the Heat with Cool Skin Safety Tips

Approximately 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day. Skin cancer affects people of all skin tones, although people with fairer skin are at a greater risk. Melanoma, the m

UGI Social Team 25 Jun 2019
In Our Community

UGI Honors Employee During National Safety Month

In honor of National Safety Month, we’re proud to recognize UGI Meter Reader, Kyle Christman, who recently received national recognition for going above and beyond to act quickly and safely to s

UGI Social Team 17 Jun 2019
Natural Gas

Fuel Summer Fun with Natural Gas Grilling

Natural gas is an affordable and environmentally friendly option to fuel your outdoor spaces and extend the summer fun! Grills are one of the most popular outdoor appliances, and over 64 percent of

UGI Social Team 07 Jun 2019
Natural Gas

Underground Pipe Safety: What About Gas Lines Beyond the Meter?

As your natural gas utility, UGI is responsible for safely maintaining the natural gas pipes that run up to your home, including the meter. Each customer is responsible for the maintenance of all cust

UGI Social Team 28 May 2019
In Our Community

Celebrate National Safe Digging Month

Every 9 minutes an underground utility is damaged because someone didn’t make the call to 8-1-1. In an effort to raise awareness about the importance of having underground utility lines marked i

UGI Social Team 02 Apr 2019

Reminder: Check Heating Systems and Appliances

As cold weather continues across UGI’s service territory, UGI employees have assisted customers on an increasing number of reports of carbon monoxide (CO) build-up inside homes and businesses. UGI u

UGI Social Team 16 Jan 2019