Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 68: Offices1 Space Conditioning Secondary Energy Use by End Use and by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Space Cooling Energy Use for Offices1 (PJ) 9.9   19.7 21.8 16.5 17.4 20.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 9.6   18.3 20.6 15.5 16.3 19.4
Natural Gas 0.4   1.4 1.2 1.0 1.1 1.3

Shares (%)
Electricity 96.4   92.6 94.6 94.0 93.8 93.7
Natural Gas 3.6   7.4 5.4 6.0 6.2 6.3

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 118.44   277.24 283.01 286.49 288.09 291.38
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 83.94   71.06 77.07 57.48 60.37 70.98
Space Heating Energy Use for Offices1 (PJ) 142.5   189.5 174.7 193.2 206.2 196.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 10.2   15.8 12.2 21.5 22.9 22.4
Natural Gas 108.7   154.0 142.2 151.4 163.8 155.3
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 16.8   8.4 7.8 9.7 9.8 9.6
Heavy Fuel Oil 3.1   3.8 3.1 1.7 1.3 1.2
Steam 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.5
Other2 3.6   7.5 9.5 8.6 7.7 7.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 7.2   8.3 7.0 11.1 11.1 11.4
Natural Gas 76.3   81.2 81.4 78.4 79.4 79.1
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 11.8   4.4 4.4 5.0 4.8 4.9
Heavy Fuel Oil 2.2   2.0 1.8 0.9 0.7 0.6
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.2
Other2 2.5   4.0 5.4 4.4 3.8 3.8

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 193.95   297.66 302.35 304.65 305.68 308.66
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 734.76   636.75 577.65 634.12 674.68 635.89
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.90 0.84 0.93 0.98 0.92
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.05   1.51 1.70 1.18 1.11 1.37

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.
2) “Other” includes coal and propane.