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RECS (Residential Energy Consumption Survey)

June 19, 2017

Dishwashers are among the least-used appliances in American homes


May 22, 2017

Air conditioning and other appliances increase residential electricity use in the summer


May 8, 2017

American households use a variety of lightbulbs as CFL and LED adoption increases


April 6, 2017

U.S. households’ heating equipment choices are diverse and vary by climate region


February 28, 2017

Average number of televisions in U.S. homes declining


February 7, 2017

EIA’s residential and commercial studies require significant data collection and analysis


February 18, 2015

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


September 25, 2014

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


January 28, 2014

Most homes have central thermostats on heating and cooling equipment


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 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


November 28, 2011

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


May 6, 2011

U.S. households increase use of consumer electronics


April 19, 2011

Residential energy survey provides greater detail on many more States


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