Residential Sector
Territories
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use by System Type
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 2.9   1.5 1.1 1.0

Energy Use by System Type (PJ)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 1.2   0.1 0.1 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.1   0.9 0.6 0.4
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.5   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.0
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1
Electric 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1
Heat Pump 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.7   0.2 0.2 0.2
Wood 0.3   0.1 0.1 0.1

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood/Heating Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 42.0   9.5 6.4 3.7
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 2.9   57.6 48.9 43.9
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 16.3   0.4 0.4 0.3
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 1.5   3.6 5.3 5.0
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 2.6   3.5 5.7 6.1
Electric 2.1   6.6 8.7 11.4
Heat Pump 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 22.4   12.4 15.7 19.2
Wood 10.2   6.6 8.7 10.5

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood/Heating Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 3.2   6.2 6.3 6.5
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.93   0.25 0.18 0.15
Heat Gains (PJ) 0.3   0.4 0.4 0.5
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.94   1.10 1.06 1.10

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.