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Residential Sector
British Columbia and Territories1
Table 7: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Vintage
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 87.9   129.7 141.5 137.9 135.8

Energy Use by Vintage (PJ)
Before 1946 13.2   3.0 1.9 1.3 1.0
1946–1960 12.3   3.1 2.0 1.4 1.0
1961–1977 30.3   31.6 33.9 32.5 31.4
1978–1983 19.0   20.4 22.0 21.2 20.5
1984–1995 13.2   34.0 36.9 35.7 34.7
1996–2000 0.0   11.4 12.4 12.1 11.8
2001–2005 0.0   10.1 11.0 10.7 10.5
2006–2010 0.0   12.3 13.6 13.3 13.0
2011–2015 0.0   3.8 7.7 9.8 11.8

Shares (%)
Before 1946 15.0   2.3 1.3 0.9 0.7
1946–1960 13.9   2.4 1.4 1.0 0.8
1961–1977 34.4   24.4 23.9 23.6 23.2
1978–1983 21.6   15.7 15.6 15.3 15.1
1984–1995 15.0   26.2 26.1 25.9 25.6
1996–2000 0.0   8.8 8.8 8.8 8.7
2001–2005 0.0   7.8 7.8 7.8 7.7
2006–2010 0.0   9.5 9.6 9.6 9.6
2011–2015 0.0   2.9 5.4 7.1 8.7

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 161.0   275.5 283.7 288.3 292.8
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.55   0.47 0.50 0.48 0.46
Total Space Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 3.6   3.6 3.8 3.8 3.8

GHG Emissions by Vintage (Mt of CO2e)
Before 1946 0.5   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
1946–1960 0.5   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
1961–1977 1.2   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
1978–1983 0.8   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
1984–1995 0.5   0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0
1996–2000 0.0   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
2001–2005 0.0   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
2006–2010 0.0   0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4
2011–2015 0.0   0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 40.9   27.6 27.1 27.6 27.6
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.97   0.96 0.92 0.88 0.83

Footnotes:

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