Residential Sector
Newfoundland
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use by System Type
  2000   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 17.7   18.7 19.9 18.9 18.6 16.4 16.4 18.6 19.9

Energy Use by System Type (PJ)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 2.3   2.4 2.5 1.8 1.8 1.1 0.9 1.2 1.1
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 2.3   2.6 3.3 2.8 3.1 2.3 2.3 3.6 4.1
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 4.9   5.2 5.7 5.6 5.9 5.8 5.7 6.6 6.7
Heat Pump 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Other1 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4
Wood 3.2   3.1 3.0 3.1 2.7 2.4 2.4 2.1 2.2

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 3.8   3.9 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.8
Wood/Heating Oil 1.0   1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1 0.9 0.9 1.2 1.3
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 0.2 0.2

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 12.8   12.7 12.6 9.8 9.7 7.0 5.7 6.5 5.6
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 12.8   14.1 16.8 14.8 16.6 14.2 14.2 19.3 20.6
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 27.5   28.0 28.4 29.7 31.8 35.6 35.1 35.5 33.7
Heat Pump 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Other1 0.7   0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 1.1 1.7 1.7 1.8
Wood 18.1   16.8 14.9 16.5 14.3 14.7 14.8 11.0 11.3

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 21.7   20.9 19.6 21.8 20.2 21.1 22.1 18.5 19.2
Wood/Heating Oil 5.7   5.8 6.0 5.7 5.9 5.4 5.5 6.2 6.6
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.5   0.6 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.9

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 25.5   25.8 26.3 26.8 27.3 27.9 28.4 28.9 29.6
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.69   0.73 0.76 0.70 0.68 0.59 0.58 0.64 0.67
Heat Gains (PJ) 1.6   1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.93   0.97 1.01 0.95 1.01 0.94 0.89 0.99 0.95

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.