Residential GHG Emissions by Energy Source and End Use
  1990   2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e)a,b,c 72.8   71.3 71.7 66.3 69.0 69.1 65.4

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)a,b,c
Electricity 26.3   28.2 25.5 23.5 24.8 23.4 22.2
Natural Gas 26.7   30.5 33.8 31.2 33.7 35.9 33.6
Heating Oil 13.2   7.4 7.2 6.1 5.4 5.1 4.9
Other1 1.4   1.1 1.2 1.3 1.0 0.9 0.9
Wood 5.2   4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.8

GHG Emissions by End Use (Mt of CO2e)b,c
Space Heating 47.0   42.4 43.3 41.9 45.9 47.1 44.1
Water Heating 12.5   17.8 18.5 15.7 15.1 14.8 14.2
Appliances 9.9   7.8 7.0 5.9 5.7 5.2 5.0
Major Appliances 8.3   4.9 4.3 3.6 3.4 3.1 2.9
Other Appliances2 1.6   2.9 2.7 2.3 2.3 2.1 2.1
Lighting 2.8   2.2 2.0 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.3
Space Cooling 0.6   1.1 1.0 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.8
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ)a,b,c 51.1   48.0 45.6 43.9 43.9 42.9 42.4
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e)a,b,c 46.5   43.1 46.2 42.7 44.2 45.6 43.2

GHG Emissions by End Use (Mt of CO2e)b,c
Space Heating 38.1   28.3 30.2 29.1 31.2 32.7 30.7
Water Heating 8.2   14.3 15.5 13.1 12.5 12.4 12.0
Appliances 0.2   0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Major Appliances 0.2   0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Other Appliances2 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Lighting 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Space Cooling 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ)a,b,c 32.6   29.0 29.4 28.3 28.1 28.4 28.0

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.
2) “Other Appliances” includes small appliances such as televisions, video cassette recorders, digital video disc players, radios, computers and toasters.

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2015, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
b) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
c) Environment and Climate Change Canada, National Inventory Report 1990–2015: Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks in Canada, Ottawa, 2017.