Residential Sector
Nova Scotia1
Table 35: Single Detached Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by End-Use
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Single Detached Energy Use (PJ) 40.2   37.7 36.1 33.2 34.0

Energy Use by End-Use (PJ)
Space Heating 29.5   26.6 25.3 23.3 24.3
Water Heating 5.9   5.7 5.2 4.6 4.4
Appliances 3.7   4.0 4.1 4.0 3.9
Lighting 1.2   1.2 1.3 1.2 1.2
Space Cooling 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Shares (%)
Space Heating 73.2   70.6 70.2 70.2 71.3
Water Heating 14.7   15.1 14.4 13.7 13.1
Appliances 9.1   10.6 11.4 12.0 11.5
Lighting 2.9   3.3 3.5 3.6 3.5
Space Cooling 0.1   0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 28.3   42.4 42.9 43.1 43.4
Total Households (thousands) 214.1   265.7 266.4 269.0 270.3
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.42   0.89 0.84 0.77 0.79
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 187.9   142.0 135.5 123.3 125.9
Total Single Detached GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 1.8   1.4 1.3 1.1 1.2

GHG Emissions by End-Use (Mt of CO2e)
Space Heating 1.5   1.2 1.1 1.0 1.0
Water Heating 0.3   0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
Appliances 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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 83.6   82.5 83.7 85.1 86.0
Water Heating 16.4   17.4 16.3 14.8 14.0
Appliances 0.0   0.0 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
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 44.1   38.0 35.5 34.6 34.5
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.95   0.83 0.87 0.98 1.04
Cooling Degree-Day Index 2.12   3.03 2.68 2.29 2.71

Footnotes:

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