February 13, 2013 – Sharp Energy, a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK), announced today that they have joined with Beazer Homes to bring clean burning, environmentally friendly, propane gas service to their newest development, Bishop’s Landing, located in Millville, Delaware.
Sharp Energy’s Community Gas Systems™ (CGS™) will bring the comfort, reliability and convenience of propane gas to the residents of Bishop’s Landing, s a 449-unit residential community located minutes from Bethany Beach. The CGS makes it possible to serve a community such as Bishop’s Landing by distributing propane through a network of underground gas mains from a central storage facility, similar to natural gas service. Each home will have a meter to measure their individual propane use.
“We have enjoyed a great working relationship with Beazer and their land development team for some time,” said Bob Zola, President of Sharp Energy. “These are the types of projects Sharp Energy specializes in and we look forward to other projects with Beazer as the Delaware beach area continues to develop.”
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Sharp Energy at Bishop’s Landing,” said Ed Gold, Division President at Beazer Homes. “It means so much to know that our customers will be cared for by a company that shares our environmental commitment and dedication to excellent customer service.”
Beazer Homes is one of the country’s 10 largest single-family homebuilders. The Company’s homes meet or exceed the benchmark for energy-efficient home construction as established by ENERGY STAR® and are designed with flexible floorplan options to meet the personal preferences and lifestyles of its buyers.
Sharp Energy proudly serves approximately 7,200 propane customers in over 62 communities through Community Gas Systems, and has been installing and operating CGS since 1993. To learn more about Sharp Energy’s Community Gas Systems, please call 1.877.GET.CGS.0 (1.877.438.2470).
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) is a diversified utility company engaged in natural gas distribution, transmission and marketing, electric distribution, propane gas distribution and wholesale marketing, advanced information services and other related services. Information about Chesapeake’s businesses is available at www.chpk.com.