Evolution of natural gas consumption per residential site in France

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Definition:

This graph presents the drop of natural gas consumption and the evolution of the number of sites consuming natural gas in the domestic market in France.

 

Analysis:

This chart shows a more efficient use of natural gas in the domestic sector. Indeed, the consumption per household has dropped from 13.5 MWh in 2007 to 11.7 MWh in 2014.

Thanks to the thermal regulations of 2007 and 2012, the building energy efficiency has improved. Gas installations in the domestic sector have evolved to fulfill the requirements to be implemented in low-energy houses or even in positive energy houses if combined with other technologies.

CRE 2016