Residential Sector
Newfoundland
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use by System Type
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 21.7   22.2 22.5 23.0 21.4 19.7 19.8 20.4 18.7

Energy Use by System Type (PJ)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 6.7   6.2 6.3 5.8 4.9 4.4 3.9 3.7 2.9
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.4   0.6 0.8 1.2 1.5 1.7 2.0 2.4 2.2
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Electric 3.9   4.3 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.7 5.1 4.9
Heat Pump 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Wood 5.0   5.2 4.3 5.7 5.2 4.4 4.8 3.6 3.2

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 3.9   4.2 4.7 3.6 3.7 3.1 3.2 4.1 4.0
Wood/Heating Oil 1.4   1.4 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.1
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 30.9   27.9 28.0 25.4 23.0 22.3 19.6 18.0 15.6
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 2.0   2.6 3.5 5.1 7.1 8.8 9.9 11.5 11.9
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Electric 18.2   19.5 21.3 21.4 21.6 23.7 23.7 25.2 26.4
Heat Pump 0.0   0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Other1 0.9   0.9 1.0 1.3 0.4 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8
Wood 23.2   23.6 19.1 24.9 24.3 22.4 24.2 17.7 17.4

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 17.9   18.9 21.0 15.9 17.3 16.0 16.3 20.2 21.5
Wood/Heating Oil 6.6   6.3 5.7 5.4 5.7 5.1 4.8 5.8 5.7
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.3   0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 21.2   22.0 22.4 22.8 23.3 23.7 24.4 24.7 25.0
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.03   1.01 1.00 1.01 0.92 0.83 0.81 0.83 0.75
Heat Gains (PJ) 1.7   1.8 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.7
Heating Degree-Day Index 1.02   1.07 1.09 1.08 1.01 1.03 0.97 1.05 1.02

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.