Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 46: Auxiliary Equipment Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Activity Type – Including Electricity-Related Emissions
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Auxiliary Equipment Energy Use (PJ) 54.3   126.9 128.5 135.9 140.8 145.1

Energy Use by Activity Type (PJ)
Wholesale Trade 4.1   8.0 8.1 8.3 8.6 8.8
Retail Trade 9.6   22.2 22.4 23.2 24.1 24.8
Transportation and Warehousing 1.1   2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4
Information and Cultural Industries 1.1   2.9 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.3
Offices1 18.2   44.8 45.3 48.8 49.6 51.0
Educational Services 7.4   17.3 17.6 18.4 19.2 19.7
Health Care and Social Assistance 6.0   13.7 14.1 15.2 16.3 17.1
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.3   3.5 3.5 3.7 3.9 4.0
Accommodation and Food Services 4.2   10.1 10.2 10.7 11.1 11.5
Other Services 1.3   2.3 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.5

Shares (%)
Wholesale Trade 7.6   6.3 6.3 6.1 6.1 6.1
Retail Trade 17.6   17.5 17.4 17.1 17.1 17.1
Transportation and Warehousing 2.0   1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Information and Cultural Industries 2.0   2.3 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.2
Offices1 33.5   35.3 35.2 35.9 35.3 35.2
Educational Services 13.7   13.7 13.7 13.5 13.7 13.6
Health Care and Social Assistance 11.0   10.8 10.9 11.2 11.5 11.8
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2.4   2.7 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.8
Accommodation and Food Services 7.8   8.0 7.9 7.8 7.9 8.0
Other Services 2.4   1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 509.95   721.64 732.08 739.03 743.27 751.46
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.11   0.18 0.18 0.18 0.19 0.19
Total Auxiliary Equipment GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 3.1   5.5 5.3 5.6 5.4 5.5

GHG Emissions by Activity Type (Mt of CO2e)
Wholesale Trade 0.2   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Retail Trade 0.5   1.0 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.9
Transportation and Warehousing 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Information and Cultural Industries 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Offices1 1.0   2.0 1.9 2.0 1.9 1.9
Educational Services 0.4   0.8 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.8
Health Care and Social Assistance 0.3   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0.1   0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
Accommodation and Food Services 0.2   0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5
Other Services 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Wholesale Trade 7.6   6.3 6.3 6.1 6.1 6.1
Retail Trade 17.6   17.5 17.4 17.1 17.1 17.0
Transportation and Warehousing 2.0   1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Information and Cultural Industries 2.0   2.3 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2
Offices1 33.5   35.2 35.1 35.8 35.1 35.0
Educational Services 13.7   13.6 13.7 13.5 13.7 13.6
Health Care and Social Assistance 11.0   10.8 10.9 11.2 11.5 11.8
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2.4   2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8
Accommodation and Food Services 7.8   8.2 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.2
Other Services 2.4   1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 56.3   43.7 41.0 41.2 38.6 38.0

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.