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2003 Survey of Household Energy Use (SHEU) – Detailed Statistical Report


This is an archived version of this report. Please refer to the latest version of the
2007 Survey of Household Energy Use (SHEU-2007) – Detailed Statistical Report.

Table of Contents

FOREWORD / HOW TO INTERPRET THE TABLES

SECTION 1 – CHARACTERISTICS OF HOUSEHOLDS

Table 1.1 – Location and characteristics of households

SECTION 2 – THERMAL ENVELOPE

Table 2.1 – Number of storeys and apartments

Table 2.2 – Indoor parking

Table 2.3 – Basement

Table 2.4 – Heated area

Table 2.5 – Garage

Table 2.6 – Attic / crawl spaces

Table 2.7 – Window upgrades

Table 2.8 – Dwelling upgrades

SECTION 3 – HEATING SYSTEM

Table 3.1 – Profile of heating system

Table 3.2 – Characteristics of supplementary heating system

Table 3.3 – Characteristics of wood fireplaces

Table 3.4 – Characteristics of gas fireplaces

Table 3.5 – Presence of occupants

Table 3.6 – Energy sources used

Table 3.7 – Temperature of living space

Table 3.8 – Programmable thermostats

SECTION 4 – AIR CONDITIONING AND VENTILATION

Table 4.1 – Central air conditioning

Table 4.2 – Window-mounted or wall-mounted air conditioner

Table 4.3 – Air exchanger

Table 4.4 – Ceiling fan

SECTION 5 – ELECTRICAL AND OTHER ENERGY-CONSUMING APPLIANCES

Table 5.1 – Refrigerator

Table 5.2 – Kitchen stove and built-in oven

Table 5.3 – Microwave oven

Table 5.4 – Dishwasher

Table 5.5 – Freezer

Table 5.6 – Clothes washer

Table 5.7 – Clothes dryer

Table 5.8 – Personal computer

Table 5.9 – Television

Table 5.10 – Video cassette recorder (VCR)

Table 5.11 – DVD player

Table 5.12 – Video game system

Table 5.13 – Satellite dish

Table 5.14 – Stereo system

Table 5.15 – Telephone and answering machine

Table 5.16 – Water cooler

Table 5.17 – Swimming pool

SECTION 6 – HOT WATER

Table 6.1 – Hot water tank and appliances using hot water

SECTION 7 – LIGHTING

Table 7.1 – Light bulbs

Table 7.2 – Outdoor motion detectors

Table 7.3 – Light bulb usage levels and wattage

SECTION 8 – ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND ENERGY INTENSITY

Table 8.1 – Total energy consumption (GJ) and total energy intensity (GJ/m²) by region

Table 8.2 – Total energy consumption (GJ) and total energy intensity (GJ/m²) by type of dwelling

Table 8.3 – Total electricity consumption (GJ) and total electricity intensity (GJ/m²) by region

Table 8.4 – Total electricity consumption (GJ) and total electricity intensity (GJ/m²) by type of dwelling

Table 8.5 – Total natural gas consumption (GJ) and total natural gas intensity (GJ/m²) by region

Table 8.6 – Total natural gas consumption (GJ) and total natural gas intensity (GJ/m²) by type of dwelling

APPENDIX A – METHODOLOGY

APPENDIX B – GLOSSARY

APPENDIX C – QUESTIONNAIRE

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