Residential Sector
Canada
Table 8: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Building Type
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 957.5   988.7 922.1 990.7 1,025.9 963.7

Energy Use by Building Type (PJ)
Single Detached 722.9   732.0 682.4 727.3 749.7 703.4
Single Attached 71.9   87.0 80.6 89.7 94.9 89.3
Apartments 137.2   145.8 136.1 150.2 158.1 149.2
Mobile Homes 25.4   23.9 23.0 23.5 23.2 21.9

Shares (%)
Single Detached 75.5   74.0 74.0 73.4 73.1 73.0
Single Attached 7.5   8.8 8.7 9.1 9.2 9.3
Apartments 14.3   14.7 14.8 15.2 15.4 15.5
Mobile Homes 2.7   2.4 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.3

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 1,208   1,881 1,910 1,967 1,997 2,026
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.79   0.53 0.48 0.50 0.51 0.48
Total Space Heating GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 47.0   45.0 40.7 43.6 44.7 41.5

GHG Emissions by Building Type (Mt of CO2e)
Single Detached 34.8   33.2 30.1 31.9 32.7 30.3
Single Attached 3.7   4.1 3.7 4.1 4.2 3.9
Apartments 7.3   6.7 6.0 6.6 6.8 6.4
Mobile Homes 1.2   1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 49.1   45.5 44.2 44.0 43.6 43.0
Total Space Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 38.1   35.1 32.0 33.6 35.0 32.6

GHG Emissions by Building Type (Mt of CO2e)
Single Detached 28.9   26.6 24.3 25.4 26.3 24.5
Single Attached 3.0   3.1 2.8 3.1 3.3 3.1
Apartments 5.3   4.4 4.0 4.3 4.5 4.2
Mobile Homes 1.0   0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 39.8   35.5 34.7 34.0 34.1 33.8
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.90 0.84 0.93 0.98 0.92