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Natural Gas in Reading and Berks County, PA

If you are a resident of Berks County, Pennsylvania, you may be able to save money on your energy bill by switching to natural gas from UGI. Enter your zip code to find out if gas is available in your area.

UGI Natural Gas Service for Berks County

Natural gas is available to over 82,000 homes in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Homes and business in Reading, Blandon, Wyomissing, Shillington, Birdsboro, Hamburg, Mount Penn, Kutztown, Womelsdorf and other surrounding areas, who are within 150 feet of an existing natural gas main and converting a heating system to natural gas, can connect for little to no charge.*

To find out if natural gas is available to your property, fill out our Natural Gas Availability form.

Natural Gas for Homes

Is your Berks County home still using oil, electric or propane to heat your home and water? On average, homeowners who use natural gas for heating save hundreds of dollars per year over oil, propane and electric. Natural gas is an affordable, clean and abundant heating source.

According to the Energy Information Administration’s Short-Term Energy Outlook, home heating oil prices are expected to rise 46% in 2022 vs. 2021.

Natural Gas Equipment

Natural gas can fuel more than just your home and water heating systems — it can also fuel your stove, dryer, fireplace, grill, pool heater and more. Natural gas equipment is available for a wide-range of indoor and outdoor uses including heating your home, cooking food and fueling fireplaces.

One of the most popular types of natural gas equipment used today are natural gas furnaces. Natural gas furnaces are up to 99% efficient and have an average life of 15 to 25 years, making them an excellent choice for Berks County home owners and the colder winters. Heating with a natural gas furnace is also 30% to 85% cheaper than oil, electric, or propane furnaces and on average, emit 38% less carbon dioxide (CO₂) into the atmosphere than equivalent oil furnaces do.

Additional natural gas equipment includes:

  • Water heaters (including tankless)
  • Pool heaters
  • Outdoor grills
  • Indoor and outdoor fireplaces
  • Boilers
  • Stoves 
  • Dryers
  • Generators
  • Firepits
  • Patio heaters
  • Outdoor lighting

Natural gas high efficiency equipment rebates are available for Berks County homeowners through the UGI Save Smart program.

Areas We Serve in Berks County

Map of Berks County PA with some of the major towns and cities such as Reading, Sinking Spring, Birdsboro, Womelsdorf, Hamburg, Kutztown, and Bally. UGI natural gas territory is shaded blue.

  • Adamstown
  • Albany
  • Alsace
  • Amity
  • Bally
  • Bern
  • Bernville
  • Birdsboro
  • Boyertown
  • Caernarvon
  • Centerport
  • Centre
  • Colebrookdale
  • Cumru
  • Douglass
  • Earl
  • Exeter
  • Fleetwood
  • Hamburg
  • Heidelberg
  • Hereford
  • Jefferson
  • Kenhorst
  • Kutztown
  • Laureldale
  • Leesport
  • Lenhartsville
  • Longswamp
  • Lower Alsace
  • Lower Heidelberg
  • Lyons
  • Maidencreek
  • Marion
  • Maxatawny
  • Mohnton
  • Mt Penn
  • Muhlenberg
  • New Morgan
  • North Heidelberg
  • Oley
  • Ontelaunee
  • Penn
  • Perry
  • Reading
  • Richmond
  • Robeson
  • Robesonia
  • Rockland
  • Ruscombmanor
  • Shillington
  • Shoemakersville
  • Sinking Spring
  • South Heidelberg
  • Spring
  • St Lawrence
  • Temple
  • Tilden
  • Topton
  • Union
  • Upper Tulpehocken
  • Washington
  • Wernersville
  • West Lawn
  • West Reading
  • Windsor
  • Womelsdorf
  • Wyomissing
  • Wyomissing Hills

*This tariff is available to new rate R, RT, N or NT customers heating their home or business with natural gas. Service extension cannot be provided at no cost to new customer when the proposed service line is greater than 150 feet, for non-heating customers, when the service could impact system integrity, if the service line traverses private property or requires third-party right of way, requires crossing a significant obstruction, when environmental concerns are present, with a degradation fee, or under the GET Gas tariff. Main extension cannot be provided at no cost to new customer when the proposed main extension is greater than 150 feet, if the main extension traverses private property or requires third-party right of way, requires crossing a significant obstruction, when environmental concerns are present, when curb to curb mill and overlay is required, when extending from a high or low pressure main, when permit work restrictions are present, when snow removal or frost conditions are a factor, or under the GET Gas tariff.

Find out what our customers are saying in these testimonial videos:

Wise Family

I never run out of hot water anymore!

Zeis Family

I wanted something more energy efficient and much more cost effective in the long run.

Martin Family

We don’t have to worry about the heat anymore. It’s the best decision we’ve made.