SOURCE: Southern California Gas Company (The Gas Company)

March 03, 2006 20:58 ET

The Gas Company Stages First Annual Energy Efficiency Expo

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 3, 2006 -- Southern California Gas Co. (The Gas Company) will hold its first annual Energy-Efficiency Expo March 14, a half-day forum to educate 300 regional business leaders and customers on The Gas Company's expanded portfolio of energy-efficiency programs.

The Expo showcases The Gas Company's launching of its most comprehensive energy-efficiency program ever for business customers. More business customers can now qualify for the programs, where total rebates and incentives could add up to $525,000 per business customer annually.

The Gas Company also will honor four business customers at the Expo for their outstanding energy efficiency efforts and has selected Marriott Hotels, L.A. Community College District, Coast Heat Treat and Montebello Unified School District.

WHAT:     Helping businesses protect their bottom-line, The Gas Company's
          first annual Energy-Efficiency Expo offers Southern California's
          largest business customers the opportunity to save energy and

WHO:      Jack Kyser, chief economist & senior vice president, Los Angeles
          County Economic Development Corporation, addressing energy
          efficiency's potential impact on the regional economy;
          More than 300 business representatives and customers; and,
          Anne Smith, senior vice president, customer services,
          The Gas Company.

WHEN:     March 14, 2006
          8 a.m. to Noon

WHERE:    The Gas Company's Energy Resource Center
          9240 Firestone Blvd., Downey

Contact Information

    Peter Hidalgo
    The Gas Company
    (877) 866-2066


    George McQuade
    MAYO Communications
    (818) 340-5300