Table F-4. Building characteristics and energy use by region and primary activity
Region Primary activity Energy use Energy intensity
(PJ) Q.I. (GJ/m2) Q.I.
Atlantic Total 72.0 A 1.03 A
Office building (non-medical) 6.6 B 0.97 A
Medical office building 0.6 B 0.80 A
Elementary or secondary school 6.4 B 0.77 A
Nursing or residential care facility 2.4 B 1.40 A
Warehouse 2.0 B 0.47 A
Hotel or motel 1.9 A 1.07 A
Hospital 6.4 B 2.60 A
Food or beverage store 7.8 C 2.22 A
Non-food retail store 5.2 C 0.76 A
Other* 32.6 C 0.96 A
Quebec Total 157.4 A 0.89 A
Office building (non-medical) F 0.93 A
Medical office building 2.0 C 1.18 A
Elementary or secondary school 11.8 B 0.66 A
Nursing or residential care facility 6.1 A 1.01 A
Warehouse 6.7 C 0.36 B
Hotel or motel F 1.26 B
Hospital 6.3 A 2.08 A
Food or beverage store 11.7 B 1.58 A
Non-food retail store 6.5 C 0.70 A
Other* 60.0 A 0.94 A
Ontario Total 316.9 A 1.14 A
Office building (non-medical) 63.7 B 1.35 A
Medical office building 2.0 C 1.08 A
Elementary or secondary school 25.5 A 0.83 A
Nursing or residential care facility 20.7 C 1.60 A
Warehouse 26.7 B 0.66 A
Hotel or motel F 1.30 C
Hospital 16.9 B 2.71 A
Food or beverage store 36.7 B 3.91 A
Non-food retail store 13.4 B 0.99 B
Other* 104.4 A 0.95 A
Prairies Total 210.9 A 1.35 A
Office building (non-medical) 47.7 B 1.54 A
Medical office building 4.0 C 1.12 A
Elementary or secondary school 14.4 A 0.85 A
Nursing or residential care facility 8.0 C 2.54 A
Warehouse 13.8 A 1.05 A
Hotel or motel F 1.53 B
Hospital 3.9 B 2.74 A
Food or beverage store 16.4 A 3.25 A
Non-food retail store 32.1 C 1.19 A
Other* 60.0 A 1.25 A
British Columbia Total 85.1 B 0.99 A
Office building (non-medical) 14.9 B 0.93 A
Medical office building 1.9 B 1.06 A
Elementary or secondary school 6.4 A 0.65 A
Nursing or residential care facility 1.9 B 1.63 A
Warehouse F 0.84 B
Hotel or motel 4.5 B 1.25 A
Hospital 3.0 B 1.58 A
Food or beverage store 10.1 B 2.55 A
Non-food retail store 7.9 B 0.65 A
Other* F F
Canada Total 842.2 A 1.10 A
Office building (non-medical) 176.6 A 1.20 A
Medical office building 10.5 A 1.09 A
Elementary or secondary school 64.4 A 0.77 A
Nursing or residential care facility 39.1 B 1.56 A
Warehouse 55.0 A 0.66 A
Hotel or motel 26.5 C 1.35 A
Hospital 36.5 A 2.42 A
Food or beverage store 82.7 A 2.82 A
Non-food retail store 65.2 A 0.95 A
Other* 285.8 A 1.01 A

Footnotes:

* Other includes all other commercial buildings. See Appendix C for more details.

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.