Table 1.1 – Building characteristics and energy use by climate zone
Climate zone Buildings Floor space Energy use Energy intensity
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I. (GJ/m2) Q.I.
Atlantic 47 911 A 69.8 A 71.6 A 1.03 A
Great Lakes 233 880 A 417.3 A 437.2 A 1.05 A
Pacific Coast 38 092 A 64.6 A 64.0 B 0.99 A
Other* 162 383 A 214.2 A 269.4 A 1.26 A
Canada 482 266 A 765.9 A 842.2 A 1.10 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.