Residential Sector
Prince Edward Island
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use by System Type
  1990   2015 2016
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 6.0   4.1 4.0

Energy Use by System Type (PJ)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 2.8   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.2   1.6 1.6
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 0.0   0.1 0.1
Heat Pump 0.0   0.0 0.0
Other1 0.1   0.1 0.0
Wood 1.1   0.9 0.9

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 0.1   0.1 0.1
Wood/Heating Oil 1.6   1.3 1.2
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 46.8   0.6 0.4
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 3.7   40.1 40.5
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 0.5   2.1 1.9
Heat Pump 0.0   0.6 0.6
Other1 2.4   1.6 1.3
Wood 17.6   21.8 22.2

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 1.8   2.3 2.4
Wood/Heating Oil 27.3   30.8 30.8
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 5.2   8.7 8.8
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.16   0.47 0.45
Heat Gains (PJ) 0.3   0.3 0.3
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.97   1.01 0.91

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.