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Energy Solutions Center Inc.

400 N. Capitol St., NW 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20001

Voice 202-824-7152
Fax 202-824-7096
E-mail dweiss@escenter.org



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The direct use of natural gas continues to be the most affordable energy option for home heating and offers lower greenhouse gas emissions than other home energy sources. After an extraordinarily warm winter last year, even normal conditions would mean that residential customers this year would use more gas on average and therefore see slightly higher bills. AGA predicts consumers will experience a nine to eleven percent increase in overall heating bills this winter compared to the 2015-16 winte​
Results of a new NAHB study that compared the price of a gas home to a comparable home with electric heating and appliances.
The Energy Solutions Center is launching a Zero Net Energy Workgroup (ZNE) to help ESC members stay ​abreast of regulatory, business, and technological issues.  This workgroup will address the move to drastically reduce energy  consumption and will provide valuable information to natural gas utilities as they contemplate how best to operate in a  low carbon environment.
The American Gas Foundation released a study titled, “Expanding Natural Gas Service to Multifamily Buildings,” focusing on ways in which state and local government, natural gas utilities, and other interest groups have worked to improve access to natural gas service in multi-family structures in their localities.