Newfoundland and Labrador, oil (
37.73%) and natural gas (
15.83%) is used to heat almost all commercial and institutional buildings, while electricity (
46.44%) is used mainly for air conditioning.
In 2010, space heating and cooling in this sector
consumed 7,601,703 GJ and
emitted 375,997 GHG tonnes.
To learn how oil flows from the wellhead to the pilot light in an office building or hospital, click on the blue icons above....
There's nothing more refreshing than a cool office on a hot day, or as comforting as a warm building on a cold day.
However, cooling and heating use energy and that means GHG emissions.
SPACE HEATING AND COOLING