Residential Sector
Nova Scotia1
Table 39: Apartments Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by End-Use
  1990   2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Apartments Energy Use (PJ) 5.6   5.6 5.9 6.5 6.6 6.2 6.5

Energy Use by End-Use (PJ)
Space Heating 3.3   2.9 3.2 5.0 5.6 5.6 6.0
Water Heating 1.4   1.8 1.9 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.3
Appliances 0.8   0.7 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2
Lighting 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Space Cooling 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Space Heating 58.5   51.8 53.5 77.0 85.5 89.9 92.4
Water Heating 24.9   32.9 32.5 15.1 9.0 6.1 4.4
Appliances 14.2   13.4 12.5 7.1 5.0 3.7 2.8
Lighting 2.4   1.7 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.3
Space Cooling 0.0   0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 5.4   8.0 8.2 8.3 8.7 8.9 9.1
Total Households (thousands) 68.6   85.5 85.8 86.2 86.5 87.4 87.8
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.04   0.69 0.73 0.77 0.75 0.70 0.71
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 81.5   65.1 69.3 75.0 76.2 71.0 73.7
Total Apartments GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

GHG Emissions by End-Use (Mt of CO2e)
Space Heating 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Water Heating 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Appliances 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Lighting 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Space Cooling 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Space Heating 69.4   52.7 54.5 78.9 87.2 91.1 93.5
Water Heating 30.6   47.2 45.4 21.0 12.8 8.8 6.4
Appliances 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Lighting 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Space Cooling 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 40.9   38.8 40.2 37.8 35.0 33.3 32.5
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.95   0.89 0.95 0.83 0.87 0.98 1.04
Cooling Degree-Day Index 2.12   2.94 1.75 3.03 2.68 2.29 2.71

Footnotes:

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