Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 19: Offices1 Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Total Energy Use for Offices1 (PJ) 232.1   354.1 350.1 361.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 86.6   160.4 158.1 162.0
Natural Gas 118.8   168.3 169.5 176.8
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 18.5   12.4 9.5 9.7
Heavy Fuel Oil 3.4   1.1 0.7 0.4
Steam 0.1   2.3 2.0 1.4
Other2 4.7   9.5 10.3 11.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 37.3   45.3 45.2 44.8
Natural Gas 51.2   47.5 48.4 48.9
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 8.0   3.5 2.7 2.7
Heavy Fuel Oil 1.5   0.3 0.2 0.1
Steam 0.0   0.6 0.6 0.4
Other2 2.0   2.7 2.9 3.1

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 193.95   306.74 307.38 308.64
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.20   1.15 1.14 1.17
Total GHG Emissions for Offices1 Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 12.7   15.9 15.2 15.5

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 4.9   6.2 5.6 5.5
Natural Gas 6.0   8.2 8.3 8.6
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 1.3   0.9 0.7 0.7
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.3   0.1 0.1 0.0
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.3   0.6 0.6 0.7

Shares (%)
Electricity 38.2   38.9 36.7 35.5
Natural Gas 47.2   51.5 54.5 55.7
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 10.3   5.4 4.3 4.3
Heavy Fuel Oil 2.0   0.5 0.4 0.2
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 2.3   3.7 4.1 4.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 54.9   44.9 43.5 43.0
Total GHG Emissions for Offices1 Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 7.9   9.7 9.6 10.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 33.9   27.4 27.5 27.7

Footnotes:

1) “Offices” includes activities related to finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional, scientific and technical services; public administration; and others.
2) “Other” includes coal and propane.