Residential Sector
Alberta1
Table 36: Single Attached Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  2000   2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total Single Attached Energy Use (PJ) 14.6   16.9 16.8 18.2 17.8 18.1 18.4 17.5 15.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 2.6   3.5 3.7 4.2 3.7 3.9 3.5 3.6 3.6
Natural Gas 11.6   12.8 12.4 13.4 13.3 13.5 14.3 13.3 11.5
Heating Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Wood 0.3   0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Shares (%)
Electricity 17.5   20.8 22.2 23.0 21.0 21.8 19.1 20.4 22.9
Natural Gas 79.4   76.0 74.2 73.4 74.9 74.4 77.3 75.9 73.1
Heating Oil 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.7   0.6 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8
Wood 2.3   2.5 2.8 2.8 3.1 2.9 2.8 3.0 3.3

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 14.4   20.7 21.5 22.2 23.1 24.2 25.5 26.9 28.1
Total Households (thousands) 127.2   161.2 165.6 169.5 170.7 175.1 177.5 180.0 182.7
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.01   0.82 0.78 0.82 0.77 0.75 0.73 0.65 0.56
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 114.5   104.9 101.4 107.4 104.3 103.5 104.0 97.1 86.2
Total Single Attached GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.6   0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.6   0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6
Heating Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 97.5   97.3 96.9 96.8 96.5 96.7 97.0 97.0 96.7
Heating Oil 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 1.0   1.1 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.2 1.2
Wood 1.3   1.5 1.7 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.8 2.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 41.5   39.4 38.6 38.1 38.9 38.4 39.6 38.7 37.6
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.98   0.97 0.92 0.94 0.92 0.97 1.01 0.89 0.88
Cooling Degree-Day Index 0.85   1.56 0.80 0.83 0.77 0.66 1.05 1.32 0.47

Footnotes:

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