Residential Apartments Secondary Energy Use (Final Demand) by Energy Source and End Use
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Apartments Energy Use (PJ)a,b 248.7   273.1 287.1 294.5 282.8

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a,b
Electricity 111.4   133.9 141.4 145.8 140.8
Natural Gas 79.8   108.6 116.7 121.7 115.2
Heating Oil 35.5   12.3 11.1 10.5 9.9
Other1 3.4   3.3 2.6 2.4 2.4
Wood 18.6   14.9 15.3 14.1 14.6

Energy Use by End-Use (PJ)b
Space Heating 137.2   146.4 164.4 171.6 162.8
Water Heating 58.0   76.1 74.4 74.8 72.7
Appliances 46.0   42.5 41.3 41.2 40.1
Lighting 6.8   5.4 5.1 5.0 5.0
Space Cooling 0.7   2.7 1.9 1.8 2.3

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2)b 272   416 434 444 456
Total Households (thousands)b,c 3,208   4,267 4,310 4,348 4,388
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2)a,b 0.92   0.66 0.66 0.66 0.62
Energy Intensity (GJ/household)a,b,c 77.5   64.0 66.6 67.7 64.4
Heating Degree-Day Indexb,d 0.92   0.84 0.93 0.98 0.92
Cooling Degree-Day Indexb,e 1.05   1.70 1.18 1.11 1.37

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2015, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
b) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
c) Statistics Canada, Survey of Household Spending, 1997–2015, Ottawa, 2017.
d) Environment and Climate Change Canada, Climate Summaries, Monthly Values of Degree-Days Below 18.0°C, 1990–2015, Ottawa.
e) Environment and Climate Change Canada, Climate Summaries, Monthly Values of Degree-Days Above 18.0°C, 1990–2015, Ottawa.