Domestic energy consumption is the total amount of energy used within a household.
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There is never a set amount of energy usage as it can depend many factors:
- Season/Weather (likely to use more energy in the winter)
- Building properties (insulation, doubling glazing etc.)
- The age of residence
In 2003, the University of Cambridge studied the total consumption of the UK’s domestic energy, these are the results:
- Space heating – 23, 061 kToe
- Water 11,329 – kToe
- Lighting and applicances – 6,317 kToe
- Cooking – 1,317 kToe
Energy usage within a household can be reduced down as you become more efficient.