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Why Do You Think Lots of Homes Use Natural Gas for Central Heating instead of Coal or Oil?

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Natural gas heats up quickly and releases far more energy than coal or oil.
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It is cleaner burning and can be pipe in from long distances. Has a continues supply unlike coal or oil that has to be trucked in and stored on site.
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oil IS used for heating, as is natural gas and electricity. I'd say more that 50% of heating for homes and buildings comes from oil. coal was used in the past, but was mostly discontinued
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