Residential Sector
Newfoundland
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use by System Type
  2000   2017 2018
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 17.7   20.3 19.8

Energy Use by System Type (PJ)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 2.3   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 2.3   4.1 3.9
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Electric 4.9   8.6 8.4
Heat Pump 0.0   0.1 0.1
Other1 0.1   0.4 0.4
Wood 3.2   2.4 2.3

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 3.8   3.4 3.4
Wood/Heating Oil 1.0   1.1 1.0
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.1   0.2 0.2

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 12.8   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 12.8   20.4 19.9
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Electric 27.5   42.5 42.6
Heat Pump 0.2   0.5 0.5
Other1 0.7   1.9 2.1
Wood 18.1   11.6 11.7

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 21.7   16.9 17.1
Wood/Heating Oil 5.7   5.3 5.2
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.5   0.9 0.9

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 25.5   34.7 35.0
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.69   0.59 0.57
Heat Gains (PJ) 1.6   1.9 1.8
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.93   1.03 0.97

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.