Residential Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 33: Gross Output Thermal Requirements per Square Metre by Building Type and Vintage
  1990   2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Gross Output Thermal Requirements for Single Detached (GJ/m2)
Before 1946 0.7   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
1946–1960 0.6   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
1961–1977 0.5   0.5 0.5 1.5 2.5 3.5 4.5
1978–1983 0.4   0.5 0.5 1.3 2.2 3.0 3.9
1984–1995 0.3   0.4 0.4 1.1 1.8 2.6 3.3
1996–2000 0.0   0.3 0.3 0.9 1.6 2.2 2.8
2001–2005 0.0   0.3 0.3 0.9 1.5 2.1 2.7
2006–2010 0.0   0.3 0.3 0.8 1.4 1.9 2.4
2011–2015 0.0   0.0 0.3 0.8 1.3 1.8 2.3

Gross Output Thermal Requirements for Single Attached (GJ/m2)
Before 1946 0.6   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
1946–1960 0.6   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
1961–1977 0.5   0.5 0.5 1.5 2.5 3.5 4.5
1978–1983 0.4   0.4 0.4 1.3 2.1 3.0 3.8
1984–1995 0.3   0.4 0.4 1.1 1.8 2.5 3.2
1996–2000 0.0   0.3 0.3 0.9 1.5 2.1 2.8
2001–2005 0.0   0.3 0.3 0.9 1.5 2.1 2.7
2006–2010 0.0   0.3 0.3 0.8 1.3 1.9 2.4
2011–2015 0.0   0.0 0.2 0.8 1.3 1.8 2.3

Gross Output Thermal Requirements for Apartments (GJ/m2)
Before 1946 0.5   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
1946–1960 0.4   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
1961–1977 0.4   0.4 0.4 1.4 2.4 3.4 4.4
1978–1983 0.3   0.3 0.3 1.2 2.0 2.9 3.7
1984–1995 0.2   0.3 0.3 1.0 1.7 2.4 3.2
1996–2000 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.8 1.5 2.1 2.7
2001–2005 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.8 1.4 2.0 2.6
2006–2010 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.7 1.3 1.8 2.3
2011–2015 0.0   0.0 0.2 0.7 1.2 1.7 2.2

Gross Output Thermal Requirements for Mobile Homes (GJ/m2)
Before 1946 1.0   1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
1946–1960 0.9   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
1961–1977 0.8   0.8 0.8 1.8 2.8 3.8 4.8
1978–1983 0.6   0.6 0.6 1.5 2.3 3.2 4.0
1984–1995 0.5   0.5 0.5 1.3 2.0 2.7 3.4
1996–2000 0.0   0.5 0.5 1.1 1.7 2.3 2.9
2001–2005 0.0   0.5 0.5 1.0 1.6 2.2 2.8
2006–2010 0.0   0.4 0.4 0.9 1.5 2.0 2.5
2011–2015 0.0   0.0 0.4 0.9 1.4 1.9 2.4