Virtually all appliances in Nova Scotian households run on electricity.  Exceptions include gas stoves, clothes dryers, fireplaces and barbeques which use natural gas, but they represent only 0.01% of the total energy consumed by appliances. 
 
On average in 2010, appliances in each household
consumed 14.31 GJ and
emitted 3.21 GHG tonnes.
 
 
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RESIDENTIAL

APPLIANCES

6.47%
consumption