Commercial/Institutional Sector
Quebec
Table 37: Retail Trade Non-Space Conditioning Secondary Energy Use by End Use and by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Lighting Energy Use for Retail Trade1 (PJ) 2.7   3.5 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.2

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 14.85   21.58 21.79 22.24 22.31 22.80
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 180.70   159.89 154.93 142.83 143.61 142.51
Auxiliary Motors Energy Use for Retail Trade1 (PJ) 1.5   1.8 2.2 2.2 1.6 1.6

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 14.85   21.58 21.79 22.24 22.31 22.80
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 99.02   82.26 99.41 99.32 73.17 72.27
Auxiliary Equipment Energy Use for Retail Trade (PJ) 1.5   3.9 4.0 4.5 4.9 5.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.4   3.6 3.8 4.2 4.6 4.7
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 93.9   93.5 93.5 93.5 93.5 93.5
Natural Gas 1.8   2.6 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 4.3   3.9 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 14.85   21.58 21.79 22.24 22.31 22.80
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 103.45   179.06 185.23 200.59 219.12 219.73
Water Heating Energy Use for Retail Trade (PJ) 1.2   1.9 1.8 1.8 1.9 2.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Natural Gas 0.4   1.2 1.2 0.8 0.9 0.9
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.5   0.3 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.6
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.1   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 5.0   9.0 12.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Natural Gas 34.4   63.0 64.7 44.6 47.1 48.1
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 45.5   14.1 11.2 34.9 33.1 32.5
Heavy Fuel Oil 7.7   2.9 1.4 1.3 1.7 1.3
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other2 7.4   10.9 10.7 9.1 8.1 8.1

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 14.85   21.58 21.79 22.24 22.31 22.80
Energy Intensity (MJ/m2) 78.12   87.12 83.86 80.91 85.04 85.53

Footnotes:

1) Lighting and auxiliary motors consume only electricity.
2) “Other” includes coal and propane.