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Gas Usage Records Fell Along With Weekend Temps

Con Edison Meets Record Demand for Natural Gas -- Con Edison met unprecedented demand for natural gas this past weekend, as customers sought to stay warm during the coldest spell of the winter.

The company provided customers with 1.23 million dekatherms of gas on Saturday. The previous daily record was set just two days earlier, on Thursday, Feb. 11, when the company sent out 1.19 million dekatherms.

On Sunday, the company provided customers with 1.2 million dekatherms, making that day the second highest ever.

Con Edison advises its customers to conserve energy. Customers can follow Con Edison on Twitter or like us on Facebook for energy savings tips, safety tips and storm preparation information. To find more tips, go to: saving on winter heating.