Commercial/Institutional Sector
Quebec
Table 38: Retail Trade Space Conditioning Secondary Energy Use by End Use and by Energy Source
  1990   1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Space Cooling Energy Use for Retail Trade (PJ) 1.0   1.8 1.2 1.6 1.6 1.4 1.5 2.1 1.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.0   1.7 1.1 1.5 1.5 1.3 1.4 2.0 1.5
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 96.1   94.6 94.5 94.4 94.3 94.2 94.1 94.1 94.1
Natural Gas 3.9   5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 5.9 5.9

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 8.62   12.52 12.93 13.47 14.03 14.85 15.62 16.42 17.07
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 115.80   139.79 90.25 115.79 111.40 91.27 94.29 126.52 95.65
Space Heating Energy Use for Retail Trade (PJ) 10.4   12.2 14.7 13.0 14.3 16.1 14.6 14.3 12.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.7   1.0 1.5 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6
Natural Gas 7.0   8.6 9.7 8.9 9.7 10.3 10.4 10.4 9.7
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 2.1   1.9 2.4 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.2 1.8 1.4
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.4   0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.9 0.7 0.8 0.5
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.2   0.4 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.5

Shares (%)
Electricity 6.8   8.6 10.5 2.8 2.2 2.9 3.9 3.9 4.8
Natural Gas 67.1   70.8 66.0 68.4 67.9 64.1 71.1 72.2 76.3
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 20.4   15.8 16.7 19.7 19.0 17.4 15.2 12.8 10.7
Heavy Fuel Oil 3.5   1.7 2.7 4.8 5.7 11.9 5.0 5.7 4.0
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 2.3   3.1 4.2 4.2 5.2 3.7 4.8 5.4 4.2

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 14.85   16.95 17.10 17.41 17.73 18.36 18.90 19.45 20.03
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 703.49   719.96 858.41 746.33 806.16 878.50 773.08 737.21 633.50
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.88 0.97 0.88 0.94 1.00 1.00 0.95 0.86
Cooling Degree-Day Index 0.99   1.58 0.78 1.41 1.46 1.25 0.88 1.63 1.17

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.