Table 2.3 – Building characteristics and energy use by climate zone and hours of operation
Climate zone Hours of operation Energy use Energy intensity
(PJ) Q.I. (GJ/m2) Q.I.
Atlantic Total 71.6 A 1.03 A
36 or less 1.9 B 0.66 A
37 to 48 11.4 A 0.76 A
49 to 72 9.3 A 0.77 A
73 to 96 8.7 B 0.88 A
97 to 120 8.6 B 1.49 A
121 to 168 31.7 C 1.32 A
Great Lakes Total 437.2 A 1.05 A
36 or less 12.3 A 0.84 A
37 to 48 62.2 B 0.85 A
49 to 72 109.6 A 0.81 A
73 to 96 69.0 A 1.24 A
97 to 120 50.3 B 1.48 A
121 to 168 133.8 A 1.28 A
Pacific Coast Total 64.0 B 0.99 A
36 or less 1.3 C 0.67 A
37 to 48 7.0 C 0.76 A
49 to 72 18.3 B 0.85 A
73 to 96 12.9 B 0.82 A
97 to 120 9.2 B 1.61 B
121 to 168 F F
Other* Total 269.4 A 1.26 A
36 or less 11.3 B 0.92 A
37 to 48 47.8 A 0.94 A
49 to 72 69.9 A 1.07 A
73 to 96 38.7 B 1.40 A
97 to 120 36.3 C 2.13 B
121 to 168 65.5 B 1.59 A
Canada Total 842.2 A 1.10 A
36 or less 26.8 A 0.84 A
37 to 48 128.4 A 0.87 A
49 to 72 207.0 A 0.88 A
73 to 96 129.2 A 1.18 A
97 to 120 104.5 A 1.67 A
121 to 168 246.3 A 1.37 A

Footnotes:

* Other includes all other Canadian climate zones not listed.

Note:

Due to rounding, numbers may not add up to the total shown, and some numbers may differ from one table to the next.

Legend:

Quality indicators (Q.I.) classify each estimate according to its quality as follows: A–Excellent, B–Good, C–Acceptable, D–Use with caution, F–Too unreliable to be published and X–suppressed due to confidentiality.