Commercial/Institutional Sector
Ontario1
Table 31: Lighting Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Activity Type
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Lighting Energy Use2 (PJ) 24.4   42.7 42.0 42.6 43.1 41.9

Energy Use by Activity Type (PJ)
Wholesale Trade 1.9   2.6 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Retail Trade 4.2   7.2 7.1 7.1 7.2 6.9
Transportation and Warehousing 1.7   1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.8
Information and Cultural Industries 0.5   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Offices3 7.8   15.9 15.9 16.0 16.2 15.7
Educational Services 3.2   5.2 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.0
Health Care and Social Assistance 2.5   4.4 4.3 4.5 4.7 4.7
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0.5   1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Accommodation and Food Services 1.6   2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7
Other Services 0.6   0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7

Shares (%)
Wholesale Trade 7.7   6.1 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.9
Retail Trade 17.2   16.9 16.8 16.7 16.6 16.6
Transportation and Warehousing 6.8   4.6 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3
Information and Cultural Industries 1.9   2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
Offices3 32.0   37.3 37.8 37.7 37.6 37.5
Educational Services 13.2   12.2 12.1 12.0 12.0 11.9
Health Care and Social Assistance 10.2   10.2 10.2 10.6 10.9 11.2
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 1.9   2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.5
Accommodation and Food Services 6.7   6.4 6.3 6.4 6.3 6.4
Other Services 2.4   1.9 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 192.27   275.91 280.21 283.21 285.11 288.17
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.13   0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
Total Lighting GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity2 (Mt of CO2e)  
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ)  

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.
2) Lighting consumes only electricity and does not include street lighting.
3) “Offices” includes activities related to finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional, scientific and technical services; public administration; and others.