Of the new single-family homes completed in 2000, 70% had natural gas heat, according to the American Gas Association’s (AGA’s) 2000 Residential Natural Gas Market Survey. Electric heat was found in 27% of homes, with heating oil at 3%.

The survey reported that more than one of every 10 new natural gas residential customers in 2000 converted to natural gas from electricity, heating oil, or other energy sources.

Publication date: 02/25/2002