Table 2.6 – Building characteristics by climate zone and energy efficiency features
Climate zone Energy efficiency feature Floor space Share of total floor space
(millions of m2) Q.I.
Atlantic Total 69.8 A  
Any energy efficiency feature 45.9 B 65.7%
Energy conservation awareness program 29.4 C 42.1%
Energy management control system for heating, ventilating and cooling (HVAC) 40.9 B 58.6%
Energy management control system for lighting F
Great Lakes Total 417.3 A  
Any energy efficiency feature 295.3 A 70.8%
Energy conservation awareness program 209.0 A 50.1%
Energy management control system for heating, ventilating and cooling (HVAC) 238.3 A 57.1%
Energy management control system for lighting 164.8 A 39.5%
Pacific Coast Total 64.6 A  
Any energy efficiency feature 48.2 A 74.6%
Energy conservation awareness program 26.9 A 41.6%
Energy management control system for heating, ventilating and cooling (HVAC) 39.8 A 61.7%
Energy management control system for lighting 25.8 A 39.9%
Other* Total 214.2 A  
Any energy efficiency feature 129.8 A 60.6%
Energy conservation awareness program 75.4 A 35.2%
Energy 108.8 A 50.8%
Energy management control system for lighting 53.7 A 25.1%
Canada Total 765.9 A  
Any energy efficiency feature 519.2 A 67.8%
Energy conservation awareness program 340.7 A 44.5%
Energy 427.8 A 55.9%
Energy management control system for lighting 265.7 A 34.7%

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.