Natural gas powers modern heaters and furnaces in large cities as the fossil fuel serves an important role in the lives of Americans during colder months. Without natural gas, everyone would have propane tanks or electric heaters. Natural gas is an efficient way to heat your home because of how clean the fuel burns.
It's is the twenty first century and other environmentally safer methods of home-heating have been discovered. On of the more well know is electrical heating. Natural gas has been used for home-heating for years but if people were to become familiarized with electrical heating natural gas would no longer be thought of as an important source.