Usage: Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh residents are in the lower half in energy consumption per capita in the US. For most of the year, Pittsburgh consumes less energy than the national average and the rest of Pennsylvania. However, the city can get very warm in the summer months and residents must use more energy to keep their homes cool. With its 30 skyscrapers, Pittsburgh can experience 3-5 degrees warmer temperatures due to heat being trapped by the buildings and concrete. For more information and a month to month comparison of Pittsburgh’s energy usage compared to the rest of PA and the nation, see the graph below.
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