Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 53: Space Cooling Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Space Cooling Energy Use (PJ) 30.3   55.3 60.4 44.7 46.6 55.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 29.3   51.2 57.3 42.0 43.7 51.9
Natural Gas 1.1   4.0 3.2 2.6 2.9 3.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 96.4   92.7 94.7 94.1 93.9 93.8
Natural Gas 3.6   7.3 5.3 5.9 6.1 6.2

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 305.21   659.13 671.59 680.80 686.76 696.20
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.10   0.08 0.09 0.07 0.07 0.08
Total Space Cooling GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 1.7   2.4 2.4 1.8 1.8 2.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 1.6   2.2 2.3 1.7 1.6 1.9
Natural Gas 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 96.8   91.6 93.5 92.9 92.0 91.9
Natural Gas 3.2   8.4 6.5 7.1 8.0 8.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 56.0   43.1 40.1 40.5 37.8 37.3
Total Space Cooling GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 1.8   3.6 2.6 2.9 3.0 3.0
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.05   1.51 1.70 1.18 1.11 1.37