Residential Sector
Newfoundland
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use by System Type
  1990   2015 2016
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 21.7   17.4 18.7

Energy Use by System Type (PJ)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 6.7   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.4   2.7 3.1
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Electric 3.9   8.7 8.2
Heat Pump 0.0   0.1 0.1
Other1 0.2   0.4 0.4
Wood 5.0   1.8 2.3

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 3.9   2.8 3.5
Wood/Heating Oil 1.4   0.8 0.9
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.1   0.1 0.2

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 30.9   0.1 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 2.0   15.5 16.6
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Electric 18.2   49.8 43.8
Heat Pump 0.0   0.5 0.5
Other1 0.9   2.5 2.0
Wood 23.2   10.4 12.5

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 17.9   15.9 18.8
Wood/Heating Oil 6.6   4.5 5.0
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.3   0.8 0.8

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 21.2   33.5 33.8
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.03   0.52 0.55
Heat Gains (PJ) 1.7   1.9 1.8
Heating Degree-Day Index 1.02   1.03 0.93

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.