Residential Sector
Territories
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use by System Type
  1990   2015 2016
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 2.9   1.6 1.2

Energy Use by System Type (PJ)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 1.2   0.1 0.1
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.1   0.9 0.6
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.5   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.1 0.1
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.1   0.1 0.1
Electric 0.1   0.1 0.1
Heat Pump 0.0   0.0 0.0
Other1 0.7   0.2 0.2
Wood 0.3   0.1 0.1

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Wood/Heating Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 42.0   8.9 5.9
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 2.9   54.4 45.5
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 16.3   0.7 0.6
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 1.5   6.1 8.3
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 2.6   5.9 8.9
Electric 2.1   6.1 8.0
Heat Pump 0.0   0.0 0.0
Other1 22.4   11.7 14.6
Wood 10.2   6.2 8.1

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Wood/Heating Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 3.2   6.1 6.2
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.93   0.26 0.20
Heat Gains (PJ) 0.3   0.4 0.4
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.94   1.10 1.06

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.