Prince Edward Island, oil (
37.74%) and natural gas (
15.83%) are used to heat almost all commercial and institutional buildings, although electricity is also used for both heating and cooling (
In 2010, space heating and cooling in this sector
consumed 2,026,450 GJ and
emitted 178,945 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