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September 11, 2015

Natural gas use features two seasonal peaks per year

May 28, 2015

Renewables share of U.S. energy consumption highest since 1930s

April 29, 2015

U.S. energy demand slows except for industrial, commercial sectors

April 16, 2015

Households with more vehicles travel more

April 13, 2015

Household spending on gasoline and public transit varies by region, income

March 16, 2015

Growth in residential electricity prices highest in 6 years, but expected to slow in 2015

March 2, 2015

Voluntary agreement continues to reduce energy consumption of television set-top boxes

February 18, 2015

Energy efficiency improvements have largely offset effect of more, larger homes

January 27, 2015

Hawaii’s electric system is changing with rooftop solar growth and new utility ownership

November 18, 2014

European residential electricity prices increasing faster than prices in United States

September 25, 2014

Everywhere but Northeast, fewer homes choose natural gas as heating fuel

September 2, 2014

Residential electricity prices are rising

April 21, 2014

Extending residential energy policies affects some end uses more than others

March 17, 2014

Increase in wood as main source of household heating most notable in the Northeast

January 28, 2014

Most homes have central thermostats on heating and cooling equipment

December 20, 2013

U.S. electricity sales have decreased in four of the past five years

December 5, 2013

Gas furnace efficiency has large implications for residential natural gas use

August 19, 2013

EIA publishes state fact sheets on residential energy consumption and characteristics

August 15, 2013

The South anchors growth in use of electricity for air conditioning since 1993

June 18, 2013

Apartments in buildings with 5 or more units use less energy than other home types

May 29, 2013

For appliances, choosing the most cost-effective option depends on several factors

May 28, 2013

Incremental costs of higher efficiency can vary by appliance

May 8, 2013

Industrial sector drives increase in North Dakota electricity sales

April 18, 2013

Lower residential energy use reduces home energy expenditures as share of household income

April 2, 2013

Sales of specialty incandescent bulbs decline despite exemption from efficiency standards

March 7, 2013

Heating and cooling no longer majority of U.S. home energy use

March 6, 2013

Two perspectives on household electricity use

March 4, 2013

Homes show greatest seasonal variation in electricity use

March 1, 2013

U.S. energy intensity projected to continue its steady decline through 2040

February 12, 2013

Newer U.S. homes are 30% larger but consume about as much energy as older homes

January 24, 2013

New aggregation programs drive consumer participation in Illinois electricity choice

December 18, 2012

Energy Perspectives: Industrial and transportation sectors lead energy use by sector

November 16, 2012

Population shifts across U.S. regions affect overall heating and cooling needs

October 24, 2012

New EIA data show total grid-connected photovoltaic solar capacity

October 16, 2012

ENERGY STAR homes accounted for 26% of new construction in 2011

October 15, 2012

Adoption of ENERGY STAR equipment varies among appliances

August 24, 2012

Heating fuel choice shows electricity and natural gas roughly equal in newer homes

June 29, 2012

Electricity storage: Location, location, location … and cost

June 27, 2012

Extension and expansion of efficiency programs could reduce U.S. total energy usage

June 22, 2012

Significant potential for plug-in vehicles exists in U.S. housing stock

June 6, 2012

Residential Energy Consumption Survey data show decreased energy consumption per household

May 16, 2012

Natural gas consumption reflects shifting sectoral patterns

May 15, 2012

Participation in electric net-metering programs increased sharply in recent years

May 10, 2012

Over the past decade, lighting became more efficient across all sectors

April 20, 2012

What are natural gas liquids and how are they used?

April 19, 2012

Natural gas prices near 10-year low amid mild weather, higher supplies in winter 2011-12

April 3, 2012

Both State and Federal governments have appliance efficiency standards

March 8, 2012

U.S. household winter natural gas heating expenditures expected to be lowest since 2002-03

December 16, 2011

Gas use for power generation leads increase in natural gas use in 2010

November 28, 2011

Beyond natural gas and electricity; more than 10% of U.S. homes use heating oil or propane

November 10, 2011

Renewable energy is used in all sectors of the U.S. economy

October 28, 2011

Household heating fuels vary across the country

October 21, 2011

Flattening of per-capita residential energy consumption reflects multiple factors

October 12, 2011

EIA projects record winter household heating oil prices in the Northeast

July 6, 2011

Natural gas use in the electric power sector is growing

July 1, 2011

Natural gas consumption has two peaks each year

June 27, 2011

Carbon dioxide emissions grow in the residential sector

May 20, 2011

Non-utility marketers provide over 20% of residential natural gas load in three States

May 18, 2011

Electricity retail choice is mandated in Texas and growing in three States

May 6, 2011

U.S. households increase use of consumer electronics

May 2, 2011

Additional appliance standards could significantly reduce residential energy use

April 19, 2011

Residential energy survey provides greater detail on many more States

February 18, 2011

Heating oil prices rise due to winter demand and crude oil prices

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