Residential Sector
British Columbia and Territories1
Table 4: Space Cooling Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Cooling System Type
  1990   1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total Space Cooling Energy Use2 (PJ) 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.6 1.1 0.7 0.7

Energy Use by Cooling System Type (PJ)
Room 0.0   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
Central 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.5

Shares (%)
Room 28.3   35.6 27.9 32.8 29.2 27.2 20.1 18.7 24.0
Central 71.7   64.4 72.1 67.2 70.8 72.8 79.9 81.3 76.0

Activity
Cooled Floor Space (million m2) 6.8   19.3 20.6 21.6 22.7 24.9 31.1 39.9 43.6
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 8.1   8.8 7.4 5.9 14.4 22.1 36.8 16.5 15.3
Total Space Cooling GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity2 (Mt of CO2e)  
Cooling Degree-Day Index 0.71   1.01 0.78 0.66 1.55 2.37 3.48 1.58 1.62

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.
2) Space cooling consumes only electricity.