Table 1.14 – Building characteristics by main energy source for water heating
Energy source Buildings Share of total buildings Floor space Share of total floor space
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I.
No water heating 53 525 A 11.1% 33.7 A 4.4%
Electricity 222 932 A 46.2% 272.0 A 35.5%
Natural gas 180 938 A 37.5% 388.5 A 50.7%
Distillates* 17 215 A 3.6% 30.3 C 4.0%
Propane F F
Other fuel** 4 322 A 0.9% 36.9 B 4.8%
Canada 482 266 A 100.0% 765.9 A 100.0%

Footnotes:

* Distillates include light fuel oil, diesel and kerosene.
** Other fuel includes all other fuels 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.