Residential Sector
British Columbia1
Table 13: Appliance Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Appliance Type
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Appliance Energy Use (PJ) 19.8   25.7 26.0 26.7 24.5 23.7

Energy Use by Appliance Type (PJ)
Refrigerator 6.4   4.3 4.2 4.2 3.7 3.5
Freezer 2.7   1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1
Dishwasher2 0.6   0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3
Clothes Washer2 0.4   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
Clothes Dryer 3.3   4.5 4.6 4.7 4.3 4.1
Range 3.1   4.8 4.7 4.8 4.3 4.2
Other Appliances3 3.1   10.0 10.4 10.9 10.4 10.2

Shares (%)
Refrigerator 32.5   16.7 16.3 15.9 15.2 14.9
Freezer 13.8   4.8 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6
Dishwasher2 3.1   1.9 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5
Clothes Washer2 1.9   1.5 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.1
Clothes Dryer 16.8   17.7 17.7 17.7 17.5 17.5
Range 15.9   18.6 18.1 17.8 17.7 17.6
Other Appliances3 15.9   38.8 40.0 41.0 42.3 42.9

Activity
Total Households (thousands) 1,223.7   1,820.1 1,840.0 1,857.0 1,843.0 1,867.9
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 16.2   14.1 14.1 14.4 13.3 12.7
Total Appliance GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

GHG Emissions by Appliance Type (Mt of CO2e)
Refrigerator 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Freezer 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Dishwasher2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Clothes Washer2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Clothes Dryer 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Range 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other Appliances3 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 1.3   2.3 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.5

Heat Loss by Appliance Type (PJ)
Refrigerator 2.0   1.3 1.3 1.2 1.0 0.9
Freezer 0.8   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
Dishwasher2 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Clothes Washer2 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Clothes Dryer 0.3   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
Range 0.8   1.2 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.9
Other3 1.0   3.1 3.1 3.2 2.9 2.7

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.
2) Excludes hot water requirements.
3) “Other Appliances” includes small appliances such as microwaves, televisions, cable boxes, video cassette recorders, stereo systems and computers.