Table 1.2 – Building energy use by fuel type and climate zone
Climate zone Electricity Natural gas Distillates** Propane Other fuel***
(PJ) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I.
Atlantic 39.0 A 5.6 B 21.6 B 2.3 C 3.0 B
Great Lakes 217.6 A 180.0 A 8.2 B 3.0 C 28.3 B
Pacific Coast 33.2 A 29.4 B F F 0.5 C
Other* 102.4 A 154.1 A F F F
Canada 392.3 A 369.1 A 35.1 B F 37.2 B


* Other includes all other Canadian climate zones not listed.
** Distillates include light fuel oil, diesel and kerosene.
*** Other fuel includes all other fuels not listed.


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


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.