Chapt. R eal Property and Facilities

U tilities (Fiscal year 1996)

Utility Cost
Heating (fuel oil) $ 6,712,380
Water 5,614,976
Electricity 20,506,724
Gas (natural) 3,891,155
Propane 24,734
Deionized water 13,473
Telecommunications (includes telephone, data and teletype equipment charges, commercial toll charges, FTS service, field stations, FAX, LAN's, construct digital switch, and reimbursable charges) 47,863,175
TOTAL $84,626,617
1 Utility costs for the NIH reservation at Bethesda, Md., and the NIH Animal Center, Poolesville, Md. Sources: FEB, DES Telecommunications Branch, DAS.