Residential Sector
Territories1
Table 1: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 3.9   3.1 3.1 3.4 3.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.0   1.1 1.1 1.4 1.8
Natural Gas 0.6   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Heating Oil 1.5   1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Other2 0.7   0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2
Wood 0.2   0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3

Shares (%)
Electricity 24.8   37.0 37.1 40.3 48.9
Natural Gas 15.4   6.7 6.1 5.4 5.0
Heating Oil 37.9   39.3 38.4 35.0 32.7
Other2 16.8   7.3 8.7 7.6 5.2
Wood 5.1   9.7 9.7 11.7 8.3

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 3.2   5.7 5.9 6.1 6.2
Total Households (thousands) 24.8   38.1 38.8 39.5 39.5
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.24   0.54 0.52 0.56 0.59
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 157.5   81.1 79.5 86.4 91.4
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 20.8   8.7 8.0 7.5 7.9
Heating Oil 55.6   73.6 71.9 71.3 75.4
Other1 21.1   11.7 14.1 13.3 10.4
Wood 2.5   6.0 6.0 7.9 6.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 48.4   38.0 37.9 34.9 30.7
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.94   1.22 1.05 1.14 1.10
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.26   0.06 0.36 0.00 0.09

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.
2) “Other” includes coal and propane.