Natural gas is the source of 1.72% of the energy consumed by individuals in Nova Scotia. Very few households use natural gas to heat their homes (4.55%) and water (0.42%).
 
In 2010, the residential sector
consumed 1,485,879 GJ of natural gas and
emitted 118,186 GHG tonnes.
 
To learn how natural gas flows from the wellhead to your pilot light, click on the orange icons above....
 
The other 95.45% of home furnaces?  Oil (64.51%), electricity (18.03%) and wood (12.92%) are big favourites, but there are other choices too … geothermal and solar, for example
RESIDENTIAL

NATURAL GAS

1.72%
consumption