In Alberta, virtually all hot water heaters in the commercial / institutional sector consist of a storage tank heated with natural gas, ignited by a pilot light that burns continuously.
 
In 2010, water heating in this sector
consumed 14,934,030 GJ and
emitted 1,189,121 GHG tonnes.
 
To learn how natural gas flows from the wellhead to the pilot light in a grocery store or school, click on the orange icons above....
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WATER HEATING

3.52%
consumption