Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 19: Offices1 Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use for Offices1 (PJ) 234.5   341.3 329.1 347.9 364.1 355.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 83.4   137.4 137.1 146.6 151.5 152.4
Natural Gas 122.9   178.1 165.5 175.9 187.7 179.3
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 19.5   9.8 8.7 11.7 12.4 12.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 3.6   4.2 3.7 1.9 1.5 1.3
Steam 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.5
Other2 5.1   11.8 14.0 11.5 10.5 10.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 35.6   40.3 41.7 42.1 41.6 42.8
Natural Gas 52.4   52.2 50.3 50.6 51.6 50.4
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 8.3   2.9 2.7 3.4 3.4 3.4
Heavy Fuel Oil 1.5   1.2 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.4
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other2 2.2   3.4 4.3 3.3 2.9 2.9

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 193.95   297.66 302.35 304.65 305.68 308.66
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.21   1.15 1.09 1.14 1.19 1.15
Total GHG Emissions for Offices1 Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 12.9   16.4 15.3 16.2 16.4 15.8

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 4.7   5.9 5.4 5.9 5.6 5.6
Natural Gas 6.2   8.8 8.2 8.6 9.2 8.7
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 1.4   0.7 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.8
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.1
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.3   0.7 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 36.4   35.7 35.4 36.2 34.2 35.1
Natural Gas 48.3   53.8 53.2 53.5 56.0 55.0
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 10.7   4.2 4.0 5.1 5.2 5.3
Heavy Fuel Oil 2.1   1.9 1.8 0.9 0.7 0.6
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 2.4   4.4 5.6 4.4 3.9 4.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 54.9   48.0 46.6 46.4 45.1 44.5
Total GHG Emissions for Offices1 Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 8.2   10.5 9.9 10.3 10.8 10.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 34.9   30.9 30.1 29.6 29.7 28.9

Footnotes:

1) “Offices” includes activities related to finance and insurance; real estate and rental and leasing; professional, scientific and technical services; public administration; and others.
2) “Other” includes coal and propane.