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EIA Releases Fuel Consumption and Expenditures data from the 2009 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS)


EIA has released detailed home energy consumption and expenditures (C&E) by fuel. This release includes 2009 RECS total and average C&E for electricity, natural gas, propane/LPG, fuel oil, and kerosene. Detailed tables contain statistics by a variety of structural, geographic, and household characteristics included expanded estimates for selected states and groups of states. (link to: http://www.eia.gov/consumption/residential/data/2009/#consumption-expenditures)

Also available is a recently released methodology article on RECS square footage data. (link to:  http://www.eia.gov/consumption/residential/reports/2009/methodology-square-footage.cfm)

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