Residential Sector
Canada
Table 18: Appliance Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Appliance Type
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Appliance Energy Use (PJ) 176.8   161.7 147.0 140.4 137.8 133.9

Energy Use by Appliance Type (PJ)
Refrigerator 58.2   24.9 21.9 20.3 19.2 18.2
Freezer 23.5   7.8 6.9 6.5 6.2 6.0
Dishwasher1 4.7   2.5 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.6
Clothes Washer1 3.5   2.5 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.5
Clothes Dryer 31.2   30.0 27.3 26.1 25.5 24.7
Range 27.3   31.5 27.9 26.5 25.8 24.9
Other Appliances2 28.3   62.4 58.8 57.3 57.8 57.0

Shares (%)
Refrigerator 32.9   15.4 14.9 14.4 13.9 13.6
Freezer 13.3   4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.5
Dishwasher1 2.6   1.6 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.2
Clothes Washer1 2.0   1.6 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.1
Clothes Dryer 17.6   18.6 18.6 18.6 18.5 18.5
Range 15.5   19.5 19.0 18.9 18.7 18.6
Other Appliances2 16.0   38.6 40.0 40.8 41.9 42.6

Activity
Total Households (thousands) 9,895   13,551 13,706 13,858 13,989 14,137
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 17.9   11.9 10.7 10.1 9.9 9.5
Total Appliance GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 9.9   7.0 5.9 5.7 5.2 5.0

GHG Emissions by Appliance Type (Mt of CO2e)
Refrigerator 3.3   1.1 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.7
Freezer 1.3   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
Dishwasher1 0.3   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Clothes Washer1 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Clothes Dryer 1.7   1.3 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.9
Range 1.5   1.4 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.0
Other Appliances2 1.6   2.7 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 56.1   43.1 40.3 40.6 38.0 37.5
Total Appliance GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.2   0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

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
Dishwasher1 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Clothes Washer1 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Clothes Dryer 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Range 0.1   0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Other Appliances2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 1.1   3.5 3.4 3.5 3.7 3.7

Heat Loss by Appliance Type (PJ)
Refrigerator 24.6   10.4 8.6 9.0 9.0 8.1
Freezer 10.0   3.3 2.8 2.9 3.0 2.7
Dishwasher1 0.7   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2
Clothes Washer1 0.8   0.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
Clothes Dryer 3.7   3.5 3.0 3.3 3.4 3.1
Range 9.6   10.9 9.1 9.7 10.0 9.1
Other Appliances2 12.0   26.0 23.0 25.2 27.1 25.2

Footnotes:

1) Excludes hot water requirements.
2) “Other Appliances” includes small appliances such as microwaves, televisions, cable boxes, video cassette recorders, stereo systems and computers.