Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 40: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region – Excluding Electricity-Related Emissions1
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 449.9   533.3 493.1 533.1 577.9 552.1

Energy Use by Region (PJ)
Atlantic 26.9   29.3 27.2 24.7 26.2 27.7
Quebec 71.3   89.0 82.1 79.3 94.5 96.7
Ontario 157.7   211.4 183.9 222.3 248.5 236.2
Manitoba 24.3   22.3 20.5 26.5 27.9 25.0
Saskatchewan 20.7   23.3 20.8 20.9 21.4 20.9
Alberta 88.4   102.0 105.6 106.8 112.1 100.2
British Columbia and Territories 60.6   55.9 52.9 52.6 47.4 45.5

Shares (%)
Atlantic 6.0   5.5 5.5 4.6 4.5 5.0
Quebec 15.9   16.7 16.7 14.9 16.4 17.5
Ontario 35.0   39.6 37.3 41.7 43.0 42.8
Manitoba 5.4   4.2 4.2 5.0 4.8 4.5
Saskatchewan 4.6   4.4 4.2 3.9 3.7 3.8
Alberta 19.6   19.1 21.4 20.0 19.4 18.2
British Columbia and Territories 13.5   10.5 10.7 9.9 8.2 8.2

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 509.95   721.64 732.08 739.03 743.27 751.46
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.88   0.74 0.67 0.72 0.78 0.73
Total Space Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 22.6   25.0 23.4 24.6 26.4 25.0

GHG Emissions by Region (Mt of CO2e)
Atlantic 1.6   1.6 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.4
Quebec 3.7   4.3 3.4 3.7 4.2 4.3
Ontario 8.0   9.6 8.8 9.8 10.9 10.3
Manitoba 1.2   1.0 0.9 1.1 1.2 1.0
Saskatchewan 0.9   1.1 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9
Alberta 4.4   5.0 5.4 5.4 5.7 5.1
British Columbia and Territories 2.8   2.5 2.5 2.3 2.2 1.9

Shares (%)
Atlantic 7.2   6.2 6.0 5.4 4.9 5.6
Quebec 16.5   17.0 14.5 15.1 15.8 17.3
Ontario 35.4   38.4 37.6 39.8 41.4 41.3
Manitoba 5.3   3.9 4.0 4.6 4.5 4.1
Saskatchewan 3.8   4.3 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.7
Alberta 19.5   20.0 23.1 22.0 21.4 20.2
British Columbia and Territories 12.4   10.2 10.8 9.4 8.3 7.8
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 50.1   47.0 47.5 46.1 45.7 45.3
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.90 0.84 0.93 0.98 0.92

Footnotes:

1) At the regional level, data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.