Natural gas is the source of 21.91% of the energy consumed by individuals in British Columbia, Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.  Most of the gas is used to heat your homes (58.84%) and water (74.90%). Some appliances such as stoves also use gas, and a few bus and rail companies have adopted natural gas for public transportation.
 
In 2010, the residential sector
consumed 66,940,750 GJ of natural gas and
emitted 4,617,990 GHG tonnes.
 
To learn how natural gas flows from the wellhead to your pilot light, click on the orange icons above....
 
The other 41.16% of home furnaces? Electricity is often used (24.91%), but there are other choices too … oil, geothermal, solar and wood, for example.
RESIDENTIAL

NATURAL GAS

21.91%
consumption