Residential Sector
Saskatchewan
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use by System Type
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 36.3   29.1 28.1 30.6

Energy Use by System Type (PJ)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 2.2   0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.2 0.3 0.3
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 25.9   0.5 0.2 0.1
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.8   8.8 8.1 8.3
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 1.5   15.5 15.6 17.9
Electric 0.6   1.4 1.4 1.4
Heat Pump 0.1   0.4 0.4 0.4
Other1 1.3   0.6 0.5 0.5
Wood 2.2   1.0 1.0 1.0

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 1.0   0.3 0.3 0.3
Wood/Heating Oil 0.6   0.1 0.2 0.1
Natural Gas/Electric 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2
Heating Oil/Electric 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 6.1   0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.8 0.9 1.0
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 71.4   1.6 0.6 0.4
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 2.3   30.1 28.8 27.2
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 4.1   53.2 55.5 58.3
Electric 1.6   4.9 4.9 4.6
Heat Pump 0.2   1.3 1.3 1.3
Other1 3.7   2.1 1.7 1.8
Wood 6.0   3.6 3.7 3.2

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 2.7   1.2 1.2 1.0
Wood/Heating Oil 1.8   0.5 0.5 0.5
Natural Gas/Electric 0.2   0.5 0.5 0.5
Heating Oil/Electric 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 43.0   63.1 64.3 66.2
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.84   0.46 0.44 0.46
Heat Gains (PJ) 3.8   4.5 4.4 4.6
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.94   0.87 0.85 0.87

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.