Let’s Dial it Down, SoCal

A Call to Conserve Natural Gas

This winter there is limited availability of natural gas locally. That’s why SoCalGas® is implementing a voluntary conservation effort to promote reductions in natural gas consumption on specific days.

When a SoCalGas Advisory is called, we are asking all Southern Californians to reduce natural gas usage. Let’s Dial it Down.

  • LOWER

    Lower the thermostat to 68 degrees

  • WAIT

    Wait a day to use major natural gas appliances

  • WASH

    Wash using cold water when possible

Sign Up for Email and/or Text SoCalGas Advisories


Text “ADVISORY” to 39044 To receive the SoCalGas Advisory via text message. Text STOP to Cancel, HELP for Info. Msg & Data Rates May Apply.

FAQs

What is a SoCalGas Advisory?

A SoCalGas Advisory is a voluntary call for consumers to conserve natural gas on certain days.

Why would a SoCalGas Advisory be called?

Every winter the demand for natural gas increases as we heat our homes and businesses. This winter, we are facing limited availability of natural gas locally.  That’s why we are asking all Southern Californians to work together to help conserve natural gas on certain days.

What can I do to help?

First, sign up to receive SoCalGas Advisories if an advisory is called, or call 1-800-427-2200 for more information.

If a SoCalGas Advisory is called, you can help by lowering your thermostat to 68 degrees, waiting a day to use major natural gas appliances and washing with cold water when possible.

How can Small Businesses help?

If a SoCalGas Advisory is called, when possible, your business can help by lowering the thermostat to 68 degrees, waiting a day to use major gas appliances and washing with cold water.

There may be times when this is not possible for businesses. So small businesses can also help by taking actions to become more energy efficient. Resources are available, including incentives and rebates on new equipment, benchmarking tools, as well as no-cost equipment services to help businesses improve the energy efficiency of existing equipment. Click here to learn more.

Thank you for doing your part to help conserve natural gas.

When was the SoCalGas Advisory issued?

  • Monday, January 23, 2017 at 7 a.m. and lifted on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 4 p.m. and lifted on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 11 a.m.

SMS Terms of Service for Text Alerts

Program Description

Southern California Gas Company allows their customers to register their phone to receive payment and bill tracker alerts.

Supported Carriers

Alltel, Appalachian Wireless, AT&T, Bluegrass Cellular, Boost Mobile, Cellcom, Cellular South, Centennial Wireless, Cincinnati Bell, GCI, Immix Wireless, Inland Cellular, IV Cellular, Nex-Tech Wireless, Nextel Communications, nTelos, Revol Wireless, Sprint PCS, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, United Wireless, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile, and West Central Wireless.

Cost

There are no premium charges for using Southern California Gas Company's text alerts. Message and data rates may apply

Message Frequency

Subscribers to Southern California Gas Company's text alerts could receive up to 4 messages per month per alert, but typically less.

How to opt-out

To opt-out of the Southern California Gas Company's text alerts program, reply STOP. An unsubscribe message will be sent to your number confirming the cancellation, but no more messages will be sent after that one.

Support/Help

For support or information about Southern California Gas Company's text alerts you may email us at customerservice@socalgas.com or call 1-877-238-0092.

Privacy Policy

Southern California Gas Company's text alerts top priority is the privacy of our users. The following is provided to address any concerns you may have.

  • Southern California Gas Company will never, under any circumstances, sell or distribute your cell phone number to third parties or iFactor clients for whom you have not approved.

  • Southern California Gas Company will never directly market to you any services for which you have not opted in, either by cell phone, text message or email.

  • Southern California Gas Company will never distribute any personal information about you, including your phone number, name, billing information or any other piece of identifying information.

If you have any questions, please email us at customerservice@socalgas.com.