Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 1: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 745.6   942.5 975.5 1,030.3 1,009.4

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 268.6   400.5 406.9 421.6 425.2
Natural Gas 387.1   464.4 496.7 534.9 512.9
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 62.0   18.3 28.7 33.3 32.2
Heavy Fuel Oil 11.4   12.0 3.6 3.8 3.0
Steam 0.2   0.0 0.3 0.5 0.5
Other1 16.3   47.3 39.3 36.1 35.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 36.0   42.5 41.7 40.9 42.1
Natural Gas 51.9   49.3 50.9 51.9 50.8
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 8.3   1.9 2.9 3.2 3.2
Heavy Fuel Oil 1.5   1.3 0.4 0.4 0.3
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
Other1 2.2   5.0 4.0 3.5 3.5

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 509.9   732.1 739.0 743.3 751.5
Energy Intensity2 (GJ/m2) 1.44   1.28 1.31 1.38 1.33
Total GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 41.0   43.9 45.4 46.7 45.2

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 15.1   15.9 16.2 15.6 15.5
Natural Gas 19.6   22.9 24.4 26.2 24.9
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 4.4   1.3 2.0 2.3 2.2
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.9   0.9 0.3 0.3 0.2
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 1.0   2.9 2.5 2.3 2.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 36.9   36.2 35.9 33.6 34.0
Natural Gas 47.8   52.1 53.7 56.0 55.6
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 10.8   2.9 4.4 5.0 5.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 2.1   2.0 0.6 0.6 0.5
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 2.4   6.7 5.4 4.8 5.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 54.9   46.6 46.5 45.3 44.8
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 25.8   28.0 29.1 31.0 29.6
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 34.7   29.7 29.9 30.1 29.4
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.84 0.93 0.98 0.92
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.05   1.70 1.18 1.11 1.37

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.
2) Excludes street lighting.