QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy efficient home options in Arizona have taken the next step as Fulton Homes, the state's largest family-owned homebuilder, offers in-home compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations at its newest community, Queen Creek Station. In a partnership with Southwest Gas and AutoNation Honda in Chandler, the community is the nation's first to offer the upgrade option that allows homeowners to refuel CNG vehicles in their own garages.
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Queen Creek Station's Energy Center features a 2015 Honda Civic CNG vehicle, in-home filling station and other options that solidify Fulton's selection as the 2015 Energy Star® Partner of the Year. The Energy Center highlights the many energy efficient options available in the community, with homes ranging from 1,800 to 4,400 square feet.
"Fulton Homes jumped at the chance to partner with industry leaders like Southwest Gas and AutoNation Honda to create a state-of-the-art energy efficiency option for homebuyers in our Queen Creek Station community," says Dennis Webb, vice president of operations at Fulton Homes. "For owners of compressed natural gas vehicles, who wouldn't love the convenience of being able to refuel in the comfort of their own home? We're excited to see our customers' reactions regarding the in-home CNG filling stations."
In addition to the convenience of refueling at home, owning a CNG vehicle has incentives that vary by state. In Arizona, CNG vehicle owners have 24-hour access to high-occupancy vehicle lanes, reduced vehicle registration fees and a statewide Fuel Excise Tax Exemption of 18 cents per gallon.
Southwest Gas provides natural gas service to approximately 1.9 million customers in Arizona, California and Nevada.
SOURCE Southwest Gas