Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 49: Auxiliary Motors1 Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Activity Type
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Auxiliary Motors1 Energy Use (PJ) 60.4   63.6 63.4 64.1 63.6 58.1

Energy Use by Activity Type (PJ)
Wholesale Trade 4.4   3.8 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.3
Retail Trade 10.0   10.6 10.5 10.4 10.2 9.2
Transportation and Warehousing 4.2   3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.7
Information and Cultural Industries 1.1   1.3 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.2
Offices2 19.0   22.0 21.9 22.7 23.0 21.0
Educational Services 7.8   8.1 8.2 8.1 8.0 7.3
Health Care and Social Assistance 6.8   7.1 7.2 7.5 7.4 6.9
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.4   1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.5
Accommodation and Food Services 4.4   4.8 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.2
Other Services 1.4   1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 0.9

Shares (%)
Wholesale Trade 7.2   5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.6
Retail Trade 16.6   16.7 16.5 16.2 16.0 15.9
Transportation and Warehousing 6.9   4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.6
Information and Cultural Industries 1.9   2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0
Offices2 31.5   34.6 34.6 35.4 36.1 36.1
Educational Services 12.9   12.8 12.9 12.7 12.6 12.5
Health Care and Social Assistance 11.2   11.1 11.4 11.6 11.7 11.9
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2.2   2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5
Accommodation and Food Services 7.2   7.6 7.6 7.4 7.3 7.3
Other Services 2.3   1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 509.95   721.64 732.08 739.03 743.27 751.46
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.12   0.09 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.08
Total Auxiliary Motors1 GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 3.4   2.7 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.1

GHG Emissions by Activity Type (Mt of CO2e)
Wholesale Trade 0.2   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Retail Trade 0.6   0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3
Transportation and Warehousing 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Information and Cultural Industries 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Offices2 1.1   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8
Educational Services 0.4   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Health Care and Social Assistance 0.4   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Accommodation and Food Services 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Other Services 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Wholesale Trade 7.2   5.9 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.6
Retail Trade 16.6   16.7 16.5 16.2 16.0 15.9
Transportation and Warehousing 6.9   4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.6
Information and Cultural Industries 1.9   2.1 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0
Offices2 31.5   34.6 34.6 35.4 36.1 36.1
Educational Services 12.9   12.8 12.9 12.7 12.6 12.5
Health Care and Social Assistance 11.2   11.1 11.4 11.6 11.7 11.9
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 2.2   2.6 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.5
Accommodation and Food Services 7.2   7.6 7.6 7.4 7.3 7.3
Other Services 2.3   1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 56.2   42.6 39.6 39.9 37.1 36.5

Footnotes:

1) Auxiliary motors consume only electricity.
2) “Offices” includes activities related to finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional, scientific and technical services; public administration; and others.