Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 60: Wholesale Trade Space Conditioning Secondary Energy Use by End Use and by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Space Cooling Energy Use for Wholesale Trade (PJ) 2.1   3.3 3.5 2.6 2.6 3.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 2.0   3.1 3.3 2.4 2.5 2.9
Natural Gas 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 96.4   94.0 94.9 94.5 94.5 94.5
Natural Gas 3.6   6.0 5.1 5.5 5.5 5.5

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 22.64   40.47 40.84 41.02 41.12 41.48
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 92.03   80.31 86.14 62.50 63.11 73.24
Space Heating Energy Use for Wholesale Trade (PJ) 32.4   31.3 28.6 30.4 32.9 31.1

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 2.4   2.8 2.4 2.9 3.2 3.1
Natural Gas 25.7   25.7 23.2 24.8 27.0 25.5
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 3.0   0.6 0.4 0.8 0.9 0.9
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.6   0.4 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.2
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.8   1.7 2.0 1.8 1.6 1.5

Shares (%)
Electricity 7.3   9.0 8.3 9.4 9.8 10.0
Natural Gas 79.2   82.1 81.1 81.7 82.1 81.8
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 9.3   1.9 1.3 2.6 2.8 2.8
Heavy Fuel Oil 1.7   1.4 2.3 0.5 0.7 0.5
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 2.5   5.5 6.9 5.8 4.7 4.8

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 38.61   45.34 45.52 45.49 45.41 45.63
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 839.58   689.90 629.09 667.79 724.59 682.40
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.90 0.84 0.93 0.98 0.92
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.05   1.51 1.70 1.18 1.11 1.37

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.