In Ontario, 81.62% of all hot water heaters consist of a storage tank heated with natural gas, ignited by a pilot light that burns continuously. Another 13.83% run on electricity.
On average in 2010, a household's water heating
consumed 20.31 GJ and
emitted 1.18 GHG tonnes.
To learn how natural gas flows from the wellhead to your pilot light, click on the orange icons above....