Residential Sector
Territories1
Table 34: Single Detached Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Single Detached Energy Use (PJ) 2.4   2.1 2.0 2.3 2.4

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.6   0.7 0.7 0.9 1.1
Natural Gas 0.4   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Heating Oil 0.9   0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Other2 0.4   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
Wood 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 23.6   35.4 35.4 38.7 47.2
Natural Gas 15.2   6.7 6.1 5.4 5.0
Heating Oil 38.5   40.3 39.3 35.9 33.6
Other2 17.4   7.5 9.0 7.9 5.4
Wood 5.3   10.1 10.1 12.2 8.7

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 2.0   3.7 3.9 4.0 4.0
Total Households (thousands) 12.9   21.9 22.3 22.8 22.8
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.25   0.55 0.53 0.57 0.59
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 187.9   94.1 91.8 99.5 104.3
Total Single Detached GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Other2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 20.3   8.5 7.8 7.4 7.7
Heating Oil 55.7   73.6 71.8 71.2 75.3
Other2 21.5   11.9 14.3 13.5 10.5
Wood 2.5   6.1 6.1 8.0 6.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 49.1   38.9 38.8 35.8 31.7
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.94   1.22 1.05 1.14 1.10
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.26   0.06 0.36 0.00 0.09

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.
2) “Other” includes coal and propane.