Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS) Files, All Data, 2005

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The Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), which is conducted every four years, provides national statistical survey data on the use of energy in residential housing units including physical housing unit types, appliances utilized, demographics, fuels, and other energy use information. This dataset (i.e., the full RECS dataset) is very large in size and may require specialized software to open on your computer. The file might not open completely in Excel 2003 or earlier versions. For a subset of the data pertaining only to Energy Consumption component of RECS, please go to:

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Dataset Summary

  • Date Released: 1978
  • Date Updated: 2005
  • Time Period: Annual
  • Data Category Type: Raw Data Catalog
  • Frequency: Quadrennial
  • Specialized Data Category Designation: Statistical

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Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.