Residential Sector
Atlantic1
Table 5: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  2000   2017 2018
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 80.7   78.8 78.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 17.7   26.1 25.6
Natural Gas 0.0   0.6 0.7
Heating Oil 32.4   25.2 25.7
Other2 1.6   1.1 1.4
Wood 28.9   25.8 25.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 21.9   33.1 32.5
Natural Gas 0.0   0.8 0.8
Heating Oil 40.2   32.0 32.6
Other2 2.0   1.5 1.7
Wood 35.9   32.7 32.4

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 113.5   151.1 153.0
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.71   0.52 0.52
Total Space Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 3.1   2.5 2.5

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 2.3   1.8 1.8
Other2 0.1   0.1 0.1
Wood 0.7   0.6 0.6
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 38.1   31.6 32.2
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.95   1.03 0.95
Heat Gains (PJ) 7.2   8.1 8.0

Footnotes:

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