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Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations (SOR/2016-151)

Regulations are current to 2019-08-28

SCHEDULE 3(Sections 4 and 15)Default Higher Heating Values

TABLE 1

Solid Fuels

Column 1Column 2
ItemType of FuelDefault Higher Heating Value (GJ/t)
1Bituminous Canadian coal — Western25.6
2Bituminous Canadian coal — Eastern27.9
3Bituminous non-Canadian coal — U.S.25.7
4Bituminous non-Canadian coal — other countries29.9
5Sub-bituminous Canadian coal — Western19.2
6Sub-bituminous non-Canadian coal — U.S.19.2
7Coal — lignite15.0
8Coal — anthracite27.7
9Coal coke and metallurgical coke28.8
10Petroleum coke from refineries46.4
11Petroleum coke from upgraders40.6
12Municipal solid waste11.5
13Tires31.2
14Wood and wood wasteFootnote for TABLE 1 Solid Fuels119.0
15Agricultural by-productsFootnote for TABLE 1 Solid Fuels117.0
16PeatFootnote for TABLE 1 Solid Fuels19.3
  • Return to footnote 1The default higher heating values for wood and wood waste, agricultural by-products and peat are determined on a dry basis. The default higher heating values for the other types of fuel are determined on a wet basis.

TABLE 2

Liquid Fuels

Column 1Column 2
ItemType of FuelDefault Higher Heating Value (GJ/kl)
1Diesel38.3
2Light fuel oil38.8
3Heavy fuel oil42.5
4Ethanol21.0
5Distillate fuel oil No. 138.78
6Distillate fuel oil No. 238.50
7Distillate fuel oil No. 440.73
8Kerosene37.68
9Liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)25.66
10Natural gasoline30.69
11Motor gasoline34.87
12Aviation gasoline33.52
13Kerosene-type aviation37.66

TABLE 3

Gaseous Fuels

Column 1Column 2
ItemType of FuelDefault Higher Heating Value (GJ/standard m3)
1Methane0.038361
2Biogas (captured methane)0.0281
3Propane0.096926
4Propylene0.088424
5Ethane0.067587
6Ethylene0.060642
7Isobutane0.127137
8Isobutylene0.116035
9Butane0.127706
10Butylene0.116747
11Hydrogen0.012289
12Carbon monoxide0.012149
 
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