Most appliances run on electricity.  Exceptions include gas stoves, clothes dryers, fireplaces and barbeques which use natural gas
On average in 2010, appliances in each household
consumed 19.44 GJ and
emitted 0.28 GHG tonnes.
To learn how electricity is generated and transported and how it powers your home, click on the yellow icons above....
In British Columbia, Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, natural gas is used to run only 3.13% of appliances; everything else uses electricity.