Table 2.3 – Building characteristics and energy use by climate zone and hours of operation
Climate zone Hours of operation Buildings Floor space
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I.
Atlantic Total 47 911 A 69.8 A
36 or less 5 401 B 2.9 B
37 to 48 13 518 A 15.1 A
49 to 72 11 440 A 12.1 A
73 to 96 4 054 B 9.9 C
97 to 120 4 425 B 5.8 B
121 to 168 9 074 A 24.1 C
Great Lakes Total 233 880 A 417.3 A
36 or less 24 713 B 14.7 A
37 to 48 59 185 A 73.0 A
49 to 72 77 861 A 135.4 A
73 to 96 24 159 A 55.8 A
97 to 120 18 632 B 34.0 B
121 to 168 29 330 B 104.5 A
Pacific Coast Total 38 092 A 64.6 A
36 or less F 2.0 C
37 to 48 9 315 B 9.2 C
49 to 72 12 623 B 21.4 B
73 to 96 5 355 C 15.6 C
97 to 120 F 5.7 C
121 to 168 4 396 C 10.6 C
Other* Total 162 383 A 214.2 A
36 or less 15 447 A 12.3 B
37 to 48 50 371 A 50.9 A
49 to 72 47 797 A 65.1 A
73 to 96 13 812 B 27.7 B
97 to 120 11 804 A 17.1 B
121 to 168 23 152 A 41.2 A
Canada Total 482 266 A 765.9 A
36 or less 48 333 A 31.8 A
37 to 48 132 389 A 148.2 A
49 to 72 149 721 A 234.0 A
73 to 96 47 380 A 109.0 A
97 to 120 38 492 A 62.5 A
121 to 168 65 951 A 180.4 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.