Squeaky Leak

March 3, 2014

Did you know natural gas leaks from pipes under our streets emit more greenhouse gasses than all of Massachusetts' efficiency programs save?In Massachusetts, 18% of the natural gas pipes under our streets are cast iron and 50 to 100 years old.  They rust through and begin to leak, releasing methane, a gas 20 to 30 times more powerful than CO2.HEET will help reduce these leaks.  Be on the lookout for next month's newsletter for information about HEET's Squeaky Leak program!