Residential Sector
Canada
Table 45: Apartments Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Total Apartments Energy Use (PJ) 248.7   279.6 279.7 275.8 266.0 280.2 270.7 284.1 293.8

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 111.3   132.4 134.0 135.9 133.4 137.5 137.0 143.9 147.5
Natural Gas 79.8   107.4 108.5 104.4 97.0 108.3 101.0 109.4 116.4
Heating Oil 35.5   20.6 17.8 16.9 15.6 14.1 11.9 10.7 10.0
Other1 3.4   2.3 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.6 3.0 2.4 2.2
Wood 18.6   16.9 17.0 16.4 17.6 17.7 17.9 17.7 17.7

Shares (%)
Electricity 44.8   47.3 47.9 49.3 50.2 49.1 50.6 50.7 50.2
Natural Gas 32.1   38.4 38.8 37.8 36.5 38.6 37.3 38.5 39.6
Heating Oil 14.3   7.4 6.3 6.1 5.9 5.0 4.4 3.8 3.4
Other1 1.4   0.8 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.8
Wood 7.5   6.1 6.1 6.0 6.6 6.3 6.6 6.2 6.0

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 272   370 380 389 397 406 415 425 435
Total Households (thousands) 3,206   4,082 4,129 4,201 4,170 4,216 4,260 4,309 4,340
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.92   0.76 0.74 0.71 0.67 0.69 0.65 0.67 0.68
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 77.6   68.5 67.7 65.6 63.8 66.5 63.6 65.9 67.7
Total Apartments GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 13.4   14.7 14.3 13.4 13.1 12.9 11.9 12.4 12.5

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 6.2   7.4 7.0 6.5 6.6 6.0 5.4 5.7 5.5
Natural Gas 4.0   5.4 5.4 5.2 4.8 5.4 5.0 5.4 5.7
Heating Oil 2.5   1.5 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.7
Other1 0.2   0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Wood 0.4   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 46.5   50.1 49.4 48.3 50.4 46.2 45.9 46.1 44.1
Natural Gas 30.0   36.3 37.9 38.8 36.8 41.5 41.9 43.3 45.8
Heating Oil 18.7   9.9 8.8 8.9 8.4 7.8 7.1 6.1 5.7
Other1 1.6   1.0 1.1 1.0 1.2 1.3 1.6 1.2 1.1
Wood 3.2   2.7 2.8 2.9 3.2 3.2 3.5 3.3 3.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 54.1   52.7 51.0 48.5 49.1 46.1 43.9 43.8 42.4
Total Apartments GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 7.2   7.4 7.2 6.9 6.5 6.9 6.4 6.7 7.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 29.0   26.3 25.8 25.1 24.4 24.8 23.8 23.6 23.7
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.93 0.95 0.96 0.87 0.90 0.84 0.93 0.98
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.05   1.45 1.08 0.93 1.59 1.51 1.70 1.18 1.11

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.