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Using Gas Efficiently Answers

1. A cubic foot would hold about eight liquid gallons.

2. True. Natural gas is a nonrenewable resource.

3. The gas company knows how much to charge your family for gas each month because the natural gas that goes into your home is measured with a gas meter. The gas meter determines how many cubic feet of gas has been used.

4. Natural gas-using household appliances include:

Furnaces Water Heaters
Pool and spa heaters Stoves/Ranges
Clothes dryers Fireplace logs
Outdoor lights Patio heater
Fire pits or barbecues

5. Posters will vary.

6. Natural gas is a nonrenewable resource and limited in supply. By using energy wisely and conserving natural gas, we can make it last longer.

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