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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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AGA's newest report: 'Uncovering the U.S. Natural Gas Commercial Sector' examines the natural gas commercial sector and its many benefits to the U.S. economy. The report highlights the fact that clean, affordable natural gas has led to $76 billion in savings for American businesses since 2009 and that greater use of natural gas in the commercial sector provides an incredible opportunity to boost the profitability of America’s small businesses which could have a profound effect.
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​