Heating sources breakdown in new single-family homes in the U.S. 1975-2022

Distribution of heating fuel used in new single-family houses completed in the United States from 1975 to 2022

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United States

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1975 to 2022

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* Includes natural gas and bottled or liquefied petroleum gas (including propane).
** Includes heating oil and kerosene.
Single-family estimates prior to 1999 include an upward adjustment of 3.3 percent made to account for structures built in permit-issuing areas without permit authorization.
Includes houses built for rent (not shown separately).
Missing percentage points due to use of other types or no fuel.
*** Other fuels include wood, coal, solar and other types; beginning in 2014, other also includes heating oil and kerosene. Figures for 2021 was less than 0.5.

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