Residential Sector
Canada
Table 14: Water Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Total Water Heating Energy Use (PJ) 230.8   253.9 255.8 261.3 263.3 266.5 269.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 76.3   72.0 72.3 72.9 73.7 75.0 74.6
Natural Gas 128.9   159.3 159.1 163.4 165.1 166.3 170.5
Heating Oil 20.0   17.2 17.9 18.8 18.4 18.9 18.6
Other1 3.7   1.3 1.2 0.9 0.7 1.0 0.9
Wood 1.9   4.1 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.2 5.3

Shares (%)
Electricity 33.1   28.4 28.3 27.9 28.0 28.2 27.7
Natural Gas 55.9   62.7 62.2 62.5 62.7 62.4 63.2
Heating Oil 8.7   6.8 7.0 7.2 7.0 7.1 6.9
Other1 1.6   0.5 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3
Wood 0.8   1.6 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0

Activity
Total Households (thousands) 9,895   11,180 11,321 11,475 11,652 11,837 12,014
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 23.3   22.7 22.6 22.8 22.6 22.5 22.5
Total Water Heating GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 12.5   13.3 13.9 13.8 14.1 14.6 14.6

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 4.3   3.9 4.4 4.1 4.3 4.7 4.6
Natural Gas 6.5   8.0 8.0 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.6
Heating Oil 1.4   1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3
Other1 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
Wood 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 54.2   52.3 54.2 52.8 53.5 54.7 54.3
Total Water Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 8.2   9.4 9.4 9.7 9.8 9.9 10.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 35.6   37.0 36.9 37.1 37.2 37.1 37.3
Heat Loss (PJ) 7.5   8.8 7.7 8.3 9.1 8.4 9.2

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.