Commercial/Institutional Sector
Quebec1
Table 1: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 126.6   168.4 169.1 182.2 187.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 51.9   89.1 84.6 87.3 89.2
Natural Gas 50.9   66.8 65.7 75.8 79.5
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 18.1   5.0 10.9 11.2 11.3
Heavy Fuel Oil 3.1   0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 2.7   7.0 7.3 7.2 7.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 41.0   52.9 50.0 47.9 47.5
Natural Gas 40.2   39.7 38.8 41.6 42.3
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 14.3   3.0 6.5 6.2 6.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 2.4   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 2.1   4.1 4.3 4.0 3.9

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 99.8   138.7 141.3 142.7 145.2
Energy Intensity3 (GJ/m2) 1.24   1.20 1.18 1.26 1.28
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 4.2   4.1 4.5 5.0 5.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 2.6   3.3 3.2 3.7 3.8
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 1.3   0.4 0.8 0.8 0.8
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.2   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.2   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 33.5   24.3 26.4 27.2 27.2
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.85 0.92 0.97 0.96
Cooling Degree-Day Index 0.99   1.69 1.21 1.18 1.31

Footnotes:

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