Residential Sector
New Brunswick
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use by System Type
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 28.6   25.6 23.9 24.1

Energy Use by System Type (PJ)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 9.3   0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.0   5.8 5.2 5.0
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.0   0.3 0.3 0.3
Electric 5.8   9.8 9.1 9.4
Heat Pump 0.1   0.4 0.4 0.4
Other1 0.7   0.4 0.3 0.3
Wood 1.9   3.2 3.2 3.3

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 8.5   3.4 3.4 3.4
Wood/Heating Oil 2.2   1.8 1.7 1.7
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.3

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 32.4   0.1 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.1   22.8 22.0 20.9
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.3 0.3 0.3
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.0   1.4 1.4 1.3
Electric 20.2   38.4 38.1 39.2
Heat Pump 0.3   1.5 1.5 1.6
Other1 2.4   1.4 1.3 1.1
Wood 6.7   12.6 13.3 13.5

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 29.8   13.4 14.1 14.1
Wood/Heating Oil 7.6   7.0 7.0 6.9
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.5   1.1 1.1 1.1

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 28.7   45.6 46.1 46.7
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.99   0.56 0.52 0.52
Heat Gains (PJ) 2.6   2.9 2.6 2.7
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.94   1.01 0.94 1.01

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.