Residential Sector
Atlantic1
Table 5: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 93.2   96.6 97.5 100.7 102.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 14.1   34.7 41.4 47.0 47.8
Natural Gas 0.0   0.6 0.9 0.8 0.8
Heating Oil 43.1   35.3 29.0 29.3 29.9
Other2 2.4   1.0 1.0 0.8 1.0
Wood 33.6   25.1 25.1 22.9 23.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 15.1   35.9 42.5 46.7 46.4
Natural Gas 0.0   0.6 0.9 0.8 0.8
Heating Oil 46.2   36.6 29.8 29.0 29.1
Other2 2.6   1.0 1.1 0.7 0.9
Wood 36.1   25.9 25.8 22.7 22.8

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 92.5   141.0 144.3 145.4 146.8
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.01   0.69 0.68 0.69 0.70
Total Space Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 4.0   3.2 2.8 2.7 2.8

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 3.1   2.5 2.1 2.1 2.1
Other2 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1
Wood 0.8   0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 43.0   33.0 28.3 26.8 26.9
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.96   0.80 0.86 0.97 1.03
Heat Gains (PJ) 7.2   3.2 2.5 2.0 1.7

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.
2) “Other” includes coal and propane.