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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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