Residential Sector
Atlantic1
Table 10: Water Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  2000   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total Water Heating Energy Use (PJ) 17.8   18.3 18.6 17.5 17.0 16.8 17.6 18.7 18.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 8.2   8.4 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.7 8.7 8.5 8.3
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.4
Heating Oil 7.7   8.1 8.5 7.7 7.2 6.8 7.4 8.8 8.1
Other2 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Wood 1.8   1.6 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 46.3   46.1 46.1 48.6 50.0 51.8 49.7 45.5 46.3
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.0 1.1 2.0
Heating Oil 43.3   44.3 45.8 43.7 42.6 40.3 42.1 46.9 45.0
Other2 0.5   0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
Wood 9.9   9.0 7.6 7.3 7.0 6.9 6.8 6.1 6.3

Activity
Total Households (thousands) 885.8   893.0 902.7 912.4 921.2 929.0 934.4 942.8 955.2
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 20.1   20.5 20.6 19.2 18.4 18.1 18.8 19.8 18.9
Total Water Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.6   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 0.5   0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6
Other2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 33.3   33.8 34.5 32.9 32.1 30.8 32.2 35.5 34.6
Heat Loss (PJ) 0.5   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6

Footnotes:

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