Residential Sector
Ontario1
Table 2: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by End-Use
  1990   2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total Energy Use (PJ) 532.6   516.1 512.9 548.5 508.1 547.2 571.1

Energy Use by End-Use (PJ)
Space Heating 356.2   344.7 328.6 354.8 314.4 357.0 380.8
Water Heating 82.1   102.3 105.0 114.6 111.2 113.5 116.9
Appliances 66.6   47.4 48.0 48.3 49.2 49.7 49.2
Lighting 19.8   14.3 14.6 14.4 14.6 14.5 14.0
Space Cooling 7.8   7.4 16.7 16.5 18.7 12.5 10.3

Shares (%)
Space Heating 66.9   66.8 64.1 64.7 61.9 65.2 66.7
Water Heating 15.4   19.8 20.5 20.9 21.9 20.8 20.5
Appliances 12.5   9.2 9.4 8.8 9.7 9.1 8.6
Lighting 3.7   2.8 2.9 2.6 2.9 2.6 2.4
Space Cooling 1.5   1.4 3.2 3.0 3.7 2.3 1.8

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 480.9   714.7 725.5 736.6 746.4 765.6 774.9
Total Households (thousands) 3,632.5   4,950.7 4,962.1 5,023.8 5,097.0 5,159.0 5,196.0
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.11   0.72 0.71 0.74 0.68 0.71 0.74
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 146.6   104.2 103.4 109.2 99.7 106.1 109.9
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 18.1   19.7 19.0 20.6 18.4 20.3 21.7

GHG Emissions by End-Use (Mt of CO2e)
Space Heating 14.9   14.9 14.1 15.2 13.2 15.0 16.2
Water Heating 3.1   4.6 4.7 5.2 5.0 5.1 5.3
Appliances 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
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 82.5   75.7 74.1 73.8 71.8 73.9 74.7
Water Heating 17.0   23.5 25.0 25.3 27.3 25.2 24.4
Appliances 0.5   0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.9
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) 34.0   38.2 37.0 37.5 36.2 37.1 38.0
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.89   0.94 0.85 0.87 0.79 0.92 1.00
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.05   0.80 1.72 1.65 1.85 1.23 1.03

Footnotes:

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