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You Asked, We Listened!Our revamped The SAVEGREEN Project Web site launched this fall. Check out this hyper-visual, user-friendly resource for customers wanting to know more about saving money through rebates and incentives to make their home more energy-efficient. We also added a new feature: a Find A Contractor tab!

Inspect Your PipingNJNG owns and maintains the natural gas pipelines and service lines that lead up to your natural gas meter. However, its your responsibility to maintain the natural gas piping after the meter, including fuel lines to your pool, grill, generator and the appliances inside your home.

We recommend a licensed contractor locate, annually inspect and, if necessary, repair your natural gas lines. Keep a copy of any diagrams your contractor gives you; they may come in handy if you need to call 811 for a markout since markouts dont include private fuel lines. Refer to njng.com/safety for the full scoop about 811.

Spots Are Filling Up Fast!Join us for a FREE College Planning Workshop at Toms River High School East on Wednesday,

December 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. We will save you a seat, but please call

732-938-1035 to register.

Ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction With Residential Natural Gas Service in the East among Large Utilities, Four Years in a Row

You!4Were Always Here

Temperatures and Your Bill to go Lower Good news for your wallet. NJNG customers will see their bills decrease 2.5 percent. If your average annual natural gas bill is around $1,000 (based on 1,000 therms of usage), your bill will go down approximately $25. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities approved a rate decrease for the winter heating season, as of October 1. A customer who uses 100 therms a month may see their NJNG monthly bill drop $2.53 to $97.89 cents from $100.42.

FREE COLLEGE ADMISSION WORKSHOP

Featuring Peter Van Buskirk, as seen on Oprah and Friends.

For J.D. Power 2018 award information, visit jdpower.com/awards

November 2018in this issue

Maintaining Your Natural Gas Lines Lower Bills are Coming! There are Many Programs to Help You Pay Your Energy Bills

Are Energy Costs Adding a Significant Burden to Your Family Budget?

NJNG wants to connect qualified families with energy assistance and home energy-improvement programs to help them better

manage their home heating costs. Whether you are on a limited income or faced with unanticipated financial hardship,

help is available.

Unless indicated, the following programs are implemented through state-designated community

action program (CAP) agencies.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) (Income-based)

Universal Service Fund (USF) (Income-based)

Gift of Warmth Fund (GOW) (Based on financial need)

Temporary Relief for Utility Expenses (TRUE) (Based on financial need)

NJ SHARES (Based on income guidelines)Call 866-657-4273 or visit njshares.org.

Lifeline Credit Program (Seniors and disabled)800-792-9745

New Jersey Comfort Partners Program (Income-based)Call 888-773-8326 or visit the Residential Section

of njcleanenergy.com.

Participating State-designated Agencies

Middlesex CountyPuerto Rican Action Board*

90 Jersey Avenue, New Brunswick732-828-4541

Monmouth CountyAffordable Housing Alliance (AHA), LIHEAP,

GOW and PAGE Programs

59 Broad Street, Eatontown20 Gibson Place, Freehold

3535 Rte. 66, Building 4, Neptune732-389-2204

Morris CountyMorris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs

95-97 Bassett Highway, Dover973-366-1131

Ocean CountyO.C.E.A.N. Inc.

52 Hyers Street, Toms River732-244-9041

507 River Avenue, Lakewood732-942-3405

*This agency does not accept Gift of Warmth or PAGE grant applications. Middlesex County residents can apply for GOW and PAGE Grants at AHA.

For additional information, contact our energy assistance team at 800-221-0051 or [email protected]

Past-due Bills? Make a Payment Arrangement

Visit My Account at njng.com and click on Billing and Payment Options under My Home or call 800-221-0051 to set up a Deferred Payment Arrangement, where you can pay off your total balance in monthly increments. Plus, find out if you qualify for energy assistance programs.

Trevor Smida (left) and Jameal Calhoun (right) are NJNG Meter Readers in our Ocean County division. Smida, a former sergeant, served two tours in Afganistan

in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division. Calhoun is an active-duty U.S. Army reservist who recently returned from assignment at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

He served two tours in Iraq and is a sergeant in the 16th Military Police Brigade.

Did You Know

Source: The American Cranberry Growers Association

NJNG Honors Veterans in November and Every Day

NJNG has many veterans working to keep your natural gas service safe and uninterrupted. In recognition of Veterans Day, we honor the brave women and men who answered the call of duty. Veterans, along with

active-duty military personnel like our two employees pictured below personify patriotism, love of country and

sacrifice for freedom. We salute our veterans!

How To Reach Us Call us: Toll-free: 800-221-0051 | People with hearing and speech impairments (TTY/TDD): 800-223-0024 | Report a natural gas leak: 800-GAS-LEAK (800-427-5325)

E-mail us: [email protected] | Visit our Web site: www.njng.com | Write us: New Jersey Natural Gas, 1415 Wyckoff Road, P.O. Box 1464, Wall, NJ 07719Call before you dig: 811 or 800-272-1000

While your Thankgiving turkey cooks in your natural gas stove, dont forget that sweet condiment cranberry sauce! New Jersey grows approximately 50 million pounds of cranberries each year, ranking third in U.S.

cranberry production behind Wisconsin and Massachusetts.

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