Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 41: Water Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Water Heating Energy Use (PJ) 57.7   79.9 78.9 79.3 79.4 79.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 2.9   3.8 4.1 4.3 4.7 4.7
Natural Gas 42.4   63.6 62.0 65.7 64.5 64.5
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 8.5   4.3 3.1 5.7 7.2 6.7
Heavy Fuel Oil 1.5   1.2 2.0 0.4 0.4 0.3
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 2.3   7.1 7.8 3.2 2.6 2.8

Shares (%)
Electricity 5.1   4.7 5.1 5.4 5.9 6.0
Natural Gas 73.4   79.6 78.6 82.8 81.2 81.6
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 14.7   5.4 3.9 7.2 9.1 8.5
Heavy Fuel Oil 2.6   1.5 2.5 0.5 0.5 0.4
Steam 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 4.1   8.8 9.9 4.1 3.3 3.5

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 509.95   721.64 732.08 739.03 743.27 751.46
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.11   0.11 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.11
Total Water Heating GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 3.2   4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Natural Gas 2.1   3.1 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.1
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.6   0.3 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.5
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.1   0.4 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 5.2   3.9 4.0 4.2 4.3 4.3
Natural Gas 67.6   76.1 75.3 80.2 78.5 79.0
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 19.1   7.4 5.4 9.9 12.5 11.8
Heavy Fuel Oil 3.6   2.2 3.6 0.7 0.7 0.6
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 4.5   10.4 11.7 4.9 4.0 4.2
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 55.0   51.7 51.4 50.7 50.6 50.2
Total Water Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 3.0   4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.8
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 52.1   49.7 49.4 48.6 48.4 48.0

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.