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Residential Natural Gas Consumption By End Use

graph depicting percentages of residential gas use - 44% for space heatring, 44% for water heating, 7% for cooking, 3% for clothes dryers, 2% for pools, spas and misc.


Residential Natural Gas ConsumptionThousand of therms per year (Mtherms)Percentage
Water Heating2,63342%
Clothes Dryer2284%
Cooking4347%
Pools and Spas1412%
Space Heating2,87646%
TOTAL6,313100%

Source: California Energy Commission Demand Analysis Office.

Contact: Malachi Weng-Gutierrez Malachi.Weng-Gutierrez@energy.ca.gov