Residential Sector
Territories
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use by System Type
  1990   1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 2.9   2.0 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.6 2.3 2.0

Energy Use by System Type (PJ)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 1.2   1.0 1.1 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.7 0.5
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.1   0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.9 0.8
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 0.5   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Electric 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Heat Pump 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.7   0.1 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2
Wood 0.3   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

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

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 42.0   47.5 44.3 38.6 39.2 34.4 36.3 28.8 26.6
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 2.9   24.0 26.1 26.0 31.5 31.2 38.8 37.8 39.9
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 16.3   2.7 2.9 2.8 2.6 3.0 2.4 2.7 3.1
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 1.5   2.5 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.9 3.4 4.1 5.2
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 2.6   1.2 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.9 1.7 2.0 2.7
Electric 2.1   4.8 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.9 3.3 3.7 4.9
Heat Pump 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 22.4   7.4 10.2 15.6 5.4 12.3 6.3 12.2 12.6
Wood 10.2   10.0 8.3 8.5 13.1 9.4 7.8 8.7 5.1

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

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 3.2   4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.93   0.50 0.58 0.56 0.53 0.48 0.57 0.50 0.42
Heat Gains (PJ) 0.3   0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.94   1.21 1.18 1.18 1.16 1.16 1.14 1.12 1.27

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.