Residential Sector
Atlantic1
Table 1: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 128.4   117.0 111.1 110.3 110.2

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 39.1   49.0 51.7 54.5 53.5
Natural Gas 0.0   0.8 1.0 0.9 0.9
Heating Oil 51.8   40.7 31.9 31.1 31.2
Other2 3.0   1.3 1.2 0.9 1.1
Wood 34.5   25.4 25.3 23.0 23.5

Shares (%)
Electricity 30.5   41.8 46.5 49.4 48.6
Natural Gas 0.0   0.6 0.9 0.8 0.8
Heating Oil 40.3   34.7 28.7 28.2 28.3
Other2 2.3   1.1 1.1 0.8 1.0
Wood 26.9   21.7 22.8 20.9 21.3

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 92.5   141.0 144.3 145.4 146.8
Total Households (thousands) 783.4   975.0 981.0 988.0 993.9
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.39   0.83 0.77 0.76 0.75
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 163.9   120.0 113.2 111.6 110.9
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 4.7   3.6 3.0 2.8 2.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 3.7   2.9 2.3 2.2 2.2
Other2 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Wood 0.8   0.6 0.6 0.5 0.6

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   1.0 1.6 1.5 1.5
Heating Oil 78.4   80.2 75.9 77.6 77.1
Other1 4.3   2.1 2.5 1.9 2.2
Wood 17.3   16.6 19.9 19.0 19.2
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 36.5   30.7 26.8 25.7 26.1
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.96   0.80 0.86 0.97 1.03
Cooling Degree-Day Index 2.00   2.24 2.03 1.92 2.00

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.
2) “Other” includes coal and propane.