In Nova Scotia, 62.47% of all hot water heaters in commercial and public buildings such as libraries and hospitals consist of a storage tank heated with oil; another 31.26% use natural gas to ignite the pilot light that burns continuously.
 
In 2010, water heating in this sector
consumed 2,979,185 GJ and
emitted 257,412 GHG tonnes.
 
To learn how oil flows from the wellhead to the pilot light in a grocery store or school, click on the blue icons above....
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WATER HEATING

5.19%
consumption