Residential Sector
Territories1
Table 34: Single Detached Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  2000   2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total Single Detached Energy Use (PJ) 2.2   2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.9 2.0 1.8 1.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.6   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8
Natural Gas 0.1   0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Heating Oil 1.2   1.1 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.5
Other2 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Wood 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 26.6   31.7 34.2 32.6 36.5 37.2 39.2 42.5 51.5
Natural Gas 4.6   11.2 11.0 10.8 10.7 5.1 4.7 3.1 4.5
Heating Oil 55.4   47.0 42.0 42.9 41.6 41.2 40.5 43.6 31.9
Other2 7.4   4.4 6.5 7.4 7.8 9.5 8.9 7.0 7.8
Wood 6.1   5.7 6.3 6.3 3.5 7.0 6.8 3.7 4.4

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 2.7   3.2 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.0
Total Households (thousands) 16.3   19.5 19.4 21.1 21.5 21.9 22.4 22.4 22.7
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.84   0.72 0.65 0.60 0.53 0.51 0.51 0.46 0.39
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 137.7   120.2 109.1 101.8 91.4 87.8 88.7 80.8 68.2
Total Single Detached GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 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 0.1 0.1 0.1 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 6.2   16.2 16.7 16.0 16.3 8.1 7.7 5.2 9.1
Heating Oil 81.4   74.8 70.4 70.2 70.5 73.2 74.2 81.2 72.3
Other2 9.5   6.0 9.4 10.5 11.3 14.5 14.0 11.3 15.3
Wood 3.0   3.0 3.5 3.4 1.9 4.1 4.1 2.3 3.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 48.2   44.5 42.3 43.4 41.9 39.9 38.7 38.1 31.3
Heating Degree-Day Index 1.18   1.23 1.14 1.20 1.22 1.05 1.14 1.10 1.06
Cooling Degree-Day Index 0.02   0.38 0.19 0.02 0.06 0.36 0.00 0.09 0.10

Footnotes:

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