Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 21: Offices1 Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region – Excluding Electricity-Related Emissions2
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use for Offices1 (PJ) 234.5   341.3 329.1 347.9 364.1 355.7

Energy Use by Region (PJ)
Atlantic 14.0   16.3 16.0 14.4 15.1 15.8
Quebec 37.9   57.0 55.9 62.5 63.9 65.4
Ontario 81.3   145.9 136.3 149.5 160.7 156.1
Manitoba 12.4   13.7 12.8 15.2 16.3 15.5
Saskatchewan 10.1   12.6 12.2 12.3 12.3 12.3
Alberta 47.6   60.3 61.9 61.1 63.3 58.4
British Columbia and Territories 31.2   35.5 34.0 32.7 32.4 32.1

Shares (%)
Atlantic 6.0   4.8 4.9 4.2 4.1 4.5
Quebec 16.2   16.7 17.0 18.0 17.6 18.4
Ontario 34.7   42.7 41.4 43.0 44.1 43.9
Manitoba 5.3   4.0 3.9 4.4 4.5 4.4
Saskatchewan 4.3   3.7 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.5
Alberta 20.3   17.7 18.8 17.6 17.4 16.4
British Columbia and Territories 13.3   10.4 10.3 9.4 8.9 9.0

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 193.95   297.66 302.35 304.65 305.68 308.66
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.21   1.15 1.09 1.14 1.19 1.15
Total GHG Emissions for Offices1 Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 8.2   10.5 9.9 10.3 10.8 10.3

GHG Emissions by Region (Mt of CO2e)
Atlantic 0.6   0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6
Quebec 1.3   1.7 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6
Ontario 2.9   4.4 4.1 4.4 4.8 4.6
Manitoba 0.4   0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4
Saskatchewan 0.3   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3
Alberta 1.7   2.0 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.0
British Columbia and Territories 1.0   1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8

Shares (%)
Atlantic 6.8   6.5 6.3 5.2 5.0 5.5
Quebec 15.7   15.7 13.7 14.7 14.0 15.2
Ontario 35.8   41.6 41.3 42.9 44.9 44.8
Manitoba 5.1   3.9 4.0 4.5 4.5 4.2
Saskatchewan 3.6   3.7 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.4
Alberta 21.0   19.1 21.3 20.5 20.3 19.3
British Columbia and Territories 12.1   9.5 10.0 8.8 8.0 7.6
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 34.9   30.9 30.1 29.6 29.7 28.9

Footnotes:

1) “Offices” includes activities related to finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional, scientific and technical services; public administration; and others.
2) At the regional level, data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.