Residential Sector
Territories1
Table 34: Single Detached Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Total Single Detached Energy Use (PJ) 2.5   2.7 2.7 3.2 2.9 1.8 2.0 1.9 1.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.6   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Natural Gas 0.4   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.1
Heating Oil 0.9   1.0 1.1 1.5 1.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5
Other2 0.4   0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Wood 0.2   0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 23.0   21.2 21.0 18.8 19.6 32.7 30.6 31.1 42.1
Natural Gas 14.8   23.2 22.2 19.6 21.6 34.8 34.2 34.8 4.6
Heating Oil 37.5   35.7 38.8 48.7 44.2 15.2 21.5 22.7 36.9
Other2 16.9   15.2 10.9 6.7 7.9 6.2 3.6 4.1 6.3
Wood 7.7   4.8 7.1 6.2 6.8 11.1 10.1 7.1 10.1

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 1.9   2.0 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.5 2.6
Total Households (thousands) 12.9   13.5 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.8 14.0 15.7 15.8
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.28   1.32 1.30 1.49 1.33 0.81 0.89 0.75 0.53
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 193.0   200.0 201.4 231.8 211.3 129.6 142.6 120.3 84.8
Total Single Detached GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 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 20.1   29.9 28.9 24.2 26.9 56.6 52.7 52.6 8.4
Heating Oil 54.8   49.7 54.5 65.3 60.7 27.3 36.4 37.5 74.0
Other2 21.4   18.3 13.3 7.7 9.3 9.5 5.3 5.9 10.9
Wood 3.7   2.2 3.3 2.7 3.1 6.6 5.6 3.9 6.7
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 48.4   50.8 50.3 52.8 51.6 39.6 41.9 42.9 35.3
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.94   0.92 0.90 0.92 0.97 1.08 1.12 0.92 0.89
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.26   0.75 0.99 0.37 1.12 0.19 0.75 0.86 0.99

Footnotes:

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