Residential Sector
Canada
Table 40: Single Detached Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by End-Use
  1990   2015 2016
Total Single Detached Energy Use (PJ) 1,024.0   1,078.4 1,012.3

Energy Use by End-Use (PJ)
Space Heating 723.2   700.4 645.0
Water Heating 145.0   191.3 178.7
Appliances 110.8   120.8 118.0
Lighting 37.4   42.7 41.1
Space Cooling 7.6   23.2 29.5

Shares (%)
Space Heating 70.6   64.9 63.7
Water Heating 14.2   17.7 17.7
Appliances 10.8   11.2 11.7
Lighting 3.7   4.0 4.1
Space Cooling 0.7   2.1 2.9

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 805   1,295 1,311
Total Households (thousands) 5,558   7,883 7,978
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.27   0.83 0.77
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 184.2   136.8 126.9
Total Single Detached GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 51.4   46.4 42.4

GHG Emissions by End-Use (Mt of CO2e)
Space Heating 34.8   30.3 27.3
Water Heating 7.8   8.9 8.2
Appliances 6.2   4.7 4.3
Lighting 2.1   1.6 1.5
Space Cooling 0.4   0.9 1.1

Shares (%)
Space Heating 67.7   65.2 64.4
Water Heating 15.3   19.2 19.3
Appliances 12.1   10.1 10.2
Lighting 4.1   3.5 3.5
Space Cooling 0.8   1.9 2.5
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 50.2   43.0 41.9
Total Single Detached GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 34.3   31.4 28.6

GHG Emissions by End-Use (Mt of CO2e)
Space Heating 28.9   24.1 21.9
Water Heating 5.3   7.1 6.5
Appliances 0.1   0.2 0.2
Lighting 0.0   0.0 0.0
Space Cooling 0.0   0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Space Heating 84.3   22.6 22.8
Water Heating 15.4   22.6 22.8
Appliances 0.4   0.8 0.8
Lighting 0.0   0.0 0.0
Space Cooling 0.0   0.0 0.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 33.5   29.1 28.3
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.92 0.89
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.05   1.37 1.79