Table 2.2 – Building characteristics and energy use by climate zone and year of construction
Climate zone Year of construction Buildings Floor space
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I.
Atlantic Total 47 911 A 69.8 A
Before 1920 3 826 B 2.3 B
1920 to 1959 8 892 A 6.6 A
1960 to 1969 5 719 A F
1970 to 1979 6 942 A 14.2 A
1980 to 1989 7 554 A 8.8 A
1990 to 1999 8 060 A 9.9 B
2000 or later 6 919 A 9.3 B
2000 to 2004 4 103 B 3.0 A
2005 or later 2 816 B 6.3 C
Great Lakes Total 233 880 A 417.3 A
Before 1920 30 361 B 36.2 A
1920 to 1959 42 054 A 53.2 A
1960 to 1969 32 615 A 70.5 A
1970 to 1979 30 602 A 84.5 B
1980 to 1989 45 955 A 56.7 A
1990 to 1999 25 123 C 53.5 B
2000 or later 27 169 A 62.6 A
2000 to 2004 12 558 B 36.0 B
2005 or later 14 612 B 26.6 C
Pacific Coast Total 38 092 A 64.6 A
Before 1920 2 677 C 4.1 C
1920 to 1959 6 101 B F
1960 to 1969 F F
1970 to 1979 6 533 B 13.5 B
1980 to 1989 7 199 B 9.5 B
1990 to 1999 6 365 C 11.1 B
2000 or later 5 048 C 11.9 C
2000 to 2004 F 2.6 C
2005 or later F F
Other* Total 162 383 A 214.2 A
Before 1920 10 087 C 11.5 C
1920 to 1959 26 474 A 25.3 A
1960 to 1969 25 255 A 28.2 A
1970 to 1979 31 030 A 46.5 A
1980 to 1989 30 696 A 41.2 A
1990 to 1999 18 559 A 30.8 B
2000 or later 20 282 B 30.8 B
2000 to 2004 10 411 B 13.7 B
2005 or later 9 871 C 17.2 B
Canada Total 482 266 A 765.9 A
Before 1920 46 951 A 54.0 A
1920 to 1959 83 521 A 91.1 A
1960 to 1969 67 758 A 126.1 A
1970 to 1979 75 107 A 158.6 A
1980 to 1989 91 404 A 116.2 A
1990 to 1999 58 106 A 105.3 A
2000 or later 59 418 A 114.6 A
2000 to 2004 29 316 A 55.3 A
2005 or later 30 102 A 59.4 B

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.