Residential Sector
Alberta1
Table 6: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Building Type
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 106.5   137.6 150.3 162.9 148.1

Energy Use by Building Type (PJ)
Single Detached 83.3   90.6 84.4 79.3 63.4
Single Attached 6.1   28.2 48.0 67.0 70.8
Apartments 11.1   11.8 11.3 10.9 9.0
Mobile Homes 6.1   7.1 6.6 5.7 4.9

Shares (%)
Single Detached 78.2   65.8 56.2 48.6 42.8
Single Attached 5.7   20.5 31.9 41.1 47.8
Apartments 10.4   8.5 7.5 6.7 6.0
Mobile Homes 5.7   5.2 4.4 3.5 3.3

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 111.2   198.6 209.2 215.7 220.4
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.96   0.69 0.72 0.76 0.67
Total Space Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 5.2   5.6 6.0 6.5 6.0

GHG Emissions by Building Type (Mt of CO2e)
Single Detached 4.1   3.7 3.4 3.2 2.5
Single Attached 0.3   1.2 1.9 2.7 2.9
Apartments 0.5   0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
Mobile Homes 0.3   0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 48.8   40.4 40.0 40.1 40.2
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.93   0.92 0.97 1.01 0.89

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.