Residential Sector
British Columbia1
Table 7: Space Heating Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Vintage
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Space Heating Energy Use (PJ) 85.1   88.6 87.6 81.8 77.4

Energy Use by Vintage (PJ)
Before 1946 12.8   6.8 6.5 5.9 5.5
1946–1960 12.0   7.1 6.8 6.3 5.8
1961–1977 29.5   20.1 19.5 17.9 16.7
1978–1983 18.2   12.7 12.3 11.4 10.6
1984–1995 12.6   20.5 19.9 18.4 17.2
1996–2000 0.0   6.6 6.4 5.9 5.6
2001–2005 0.0   5.9 5.7 5.3 5.0
2006–2010 0.0   6.9 6.8 6.3 5.9
2011–2015 0.0   2.0 3.6 4.4 5.1

Shares (%)
Before 1946 15.0   7.7 7.4 7.2 7.0
1946–1960 14.1   8.0 7.8 7.7 7.5
1961–1977 34.6   22.7 22.2 21.9 21.5
1978–1983 21.4   14.4 14.1 13.9 13.7
1984–1995 14.9   23.1 22.7 22.5 22.3
1996–2000 0.0   7.4 7.3 7.3 7.2
2001–2005 0.0   6.6 6.5 6.5 6.5
2006–2010 0.0   7.8 7.7 7.7 7.6
2011–2015 0.0   2.3 4.1 5.4 6.6

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 157.9   269.8 277.8 282.2 286.6
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 0.54   0.33 0.32 0.29 0.27
Total Space Heating GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 3.4   2.8 2.8 2.6 2.5

GHG Emissions by Vintage (Mt of CO2e)
Before 1946 0.5   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
1946–1960 0.5   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
1961–1977 1.2   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5
1978–1983 0.7   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3
1984–1995 0.5   0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6
1996–2000 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
2001–2005 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
2006–2010 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
2011–2015 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 40.2   32.0 31.7 32.3 32.5
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.97   0.95 0.92 0.87 0.83

Footnotes:

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