Residential Sector
Alberta1
Table 2: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by End-Use
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 156.1   216.7 219.5 227.7 205.7

Energy Use by End-Use (PJ)
Space Heating 106.5   137.6 150.3 162.9 148.1
Water Heating 31.3   63.1 54.8 51.3 45.9
Appliances 14.1   12.2 11.0 10.3 9.0
Lighting 4.1   3.6 3.2 3.0 2.6
Space Cooling 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2

Shares (%)
Space Heating 68.2   63.5 68.5 71.6 72.0
Water Heating 20.1   29.1 25.0 22.5 22.3
Appliances 9.1   5.6 5.0 4.5 4.4
Lighting 2.6   1.7 1.5 1.3 1.3
Space Cooling 0.0   0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 111.2   198.6 209.2 215.7 220.4
Total Households (thousands) 907.4   1,459.0 1,474.0 1,513.0 1,533.9
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.40   1.09 1.05 1.06 0.93
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 172.1   148.5 148.9 150.5 134.1
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 6.8   8.8 8.8 9.1 8.3

GHG Emissions by End-Use (Mt of CO2e)
Space Heating 5.2   5.6 6.0 6.5 6.0
Water Heating 1.6   3.1 2.7 2.5 2.2
Appliances 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Lighting 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Space Cooling 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Space Heating 76.1   63.4 68.4 71.6 72.1
Water Heating 23.2   35.4 30.5 27.4 26.9
Appliances 0.7   1.2 1.1 1.0 1.0
Lighting 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Space Cooling 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 43.7   40.5 40.1 40.1 40.1
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.93   0.92 0.97 1.01 0.89
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.26   0.77 0.66 1.05 1.31

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.