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Heating and air conditioning no longer the major part of US home energy use

Estimates from RECS, recently published by the US Energy Information Administration, show that 48% of energy consumption in US homes in 2009 was for heating and air conditioning, down from 58% in 1993.

__truncato_root__>For decades, in the USA, space heating and air conditioning accounted for over half of all residential energy consumption. Estimates from the Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), based on a sample of 12 000 homes, recently published by the US Energy Information Adminis...

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