Residential Sector
New Brunswick1
Table 5: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 28.6   26.0 28.2 30.3 29.2 32.0 33.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 6.3   9.7 10.5 13.7 16.2 18.5 18.6
Natural Gas 0.0   0.3 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.6
Heating Oil 10.6   8.6 10.1 9.2 5.3 5.9 7.7
Other2 0.7   0.3 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.0
Wood 11.0   7.1 6.8 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 22.0   37.1 37.2 45.2 55.5 58.0 55.5
Natural Gas 0.0   1.3 1.3 1.6 2.5 1.9 1.8
Heating Oil 37.0   32.9 35.9 30.3 18.0 18.4 23.0
Other2 2.4   1.2 1.4 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.0
Wood 38.6   27.4 24.2 22.0 23.2 21.6 19.6

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 28.7   42.5 43.3 43.8 44.7 45.1 45.6
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.99   0.61 0.65 0.69 0.65 0.71 0.74
Total Space Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 1.1   0.8 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.7

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 0.8   0.6 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.5
Other2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood 0.3   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 36.8   31.2 32.6 28.0 19.9 19.1 21.8
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.94   0.83 0.91 0.82 0.88 0.96 1.01
Heat Gains (PJ) 2.6   2.0 2.2 1.2 1.0 0.8 0.7

Footnotes:

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