SoCalGas to Launch Series of Informational Workshops on Solar Water Heating Basics for Single-Family Residences

First free workshop set for Calabasas on Wednesday, May 23

May 16, 2012

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) will present a series of free informational workshops about solar water heating systems and the rebates available through the California Solar Initiative (CSI) - Thermal Program for qualifying systems in single-family residences. The first workshop will be held from 7:30-9 p.m., Wednesday, May 23, at the City of Calabasas Civic Center Founders Hall, 100 Civic Center Way, Calabasas.

Attendees will learn the basics about solar water heating technology and the various aspects of the CSI-Thermal rebate program as they apply to single-family homeowner customers. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.

A solar water heating system captures the warmth of the sun to heat water and works with a conventional water heater to help it use less energy.

Learn more about the California Solar Initiative-Thermal program and register for the workshop by visiting

About Southern California Gas Co.
Southern California Gas Co. has been delivering clean, safe and reliable natural gas to its customers for more than 140 years. It is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, providing service to 20.9 million consumers connected through nearly 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company's service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles throughout central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border. SoCalGas is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).


SOURCE Southern California Gas Co.

For further information: Angela Fentiman of Southern California Gas Co., 1-877-643-2331,