Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 40: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region – Excluding Electricity-Related Emissions1
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 463.6   565.2 561.1 582.7

Energy Use by Region (PJ)
Atlantic 27.4   29.4 27.6 28.0
Quebec 72.3   89.8 89.1 92.9
Ontario 163.1   245.2 231.5 240.5
Manitoba 26.4   27.5 26.5 29.0
Saskatchewan 21.4   21.7 25.4 28.3
Alberta 91.0   100.8 111.4 116.3
British Columbia and Territories 62.0   50.8 49.7 47.7

Shares (%)
Atlantic 5.9   5.2 4.9 4.8
Quebec 15.6   15.9 15.9 15.9
Ontario 35.2   43.4 41.3 41.3
Manitoba 5.7   4.9 4.7 5.0
Saskatchewan 4.6   3.8 4.5 4.9
Alberta 19.6   17.8 19.8 20.0
British Columbia and Territories 13.4   9.0 8.9 8.2

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 509.95   747.47 750.06 754.26
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.91   0.76 0.75 0.77
Total Space Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 23.2   25.5 25.3 26.4

GHG Emissions by Region (Mt of CO2e)
Atlantic 1.6   1.5 1.3 1.3
Quebec 3.8   4.0 4.0 4.1
Ontario 8.2   10.6 10.2 10.6
Manitoba 1.3   1.1 1.1 1.3
Saskatchewan 0.9   1.0 1.1 1.3
Alberta 4.5   5.0 5.5 5.8
British Columbia and Territories 2.9   2.2 2.1 2.1

Shares (%)
Atlantic 7.1   5.8 5.2 5.0
Quebec 16.3   15.8 15.7 15.7
Ontario 35.5   41.8 40.1 40.0
Manitoba 5.5   4.4 4.3 4.8
Saskatchewan 3.9   3.8 4.4 4.8
Alberta 19.5   19.7 21.9 22.0
British Columbia and Territories 12.3   8.7 8.4 7.8
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 50.1   45.1 45.2 45.3
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.92 0.89 0.92

Footnotes:

1) At the regional level, data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.