Table 2.5 – Building characteristics by climate zone and type of renovation
Climate zone Type of renovation Buildings Share of total buildings
(number) Q.I.
Atlantic Total 47 911 A  
No renovation 25 756 A 53.8%
Any type of renovation 22 155 A 46.2%
Space heating 7 616 A 15.9%
Space cooling 5 441 A 11.4%
Lighting 10 108 A 21.1%
Windows / insulation 10 444 A 21.8%
Additions / reductions 1 832 B 3.8%
Other** 9 875 A 20.6%
Great Lakes Total 233 880 A  
No renovation 112 596 A 48.1%
Any type of renovation 121 284 A 51.9%
Space heating 49 455 A 21.1%
Space cooling 36 185 A 15.5%
Lighting 75 126 A 32.1%
Windows / insulation 42 154 A 18.0%
Additions / reductions 12 133 B 5.2%
Other** 43 691 A 18.7%
Pacific Coast Total 38 092 A  
No renovation 21 201 A 55.7%
Any type of renovation 16 891 B 44.3%
Space heating 6 417 C 16.8%
Space cooling F
Lighting 12 726 B 33.4%
Windows / insulation F
Additions / reductions F
Other** F
Other* Total 162 383 A  
No renovation 102 802 A 63.3%
Any type of renovation 59 581 A 36.7%
Space heating 20 897 A 12.9%
Space cooling 14 931 A 9.2%
Lighting 27 558 A 17.0%
Windows / insulation 24 190 A 14.9%
Additions / reductions 6 463 B 4.0%
Other** 23 122 A 14.2%
Canada Total 482 266 A  
No renovation 262 355 A 54.4%
Any type of renovation 219 910 A 45.6%
Space heating 84 385 A 17.5%
Space cooling 61 219 A 12.7%
Lighting 125 518 A 26.0%
Windows / insulation 82 900 A 17.2%
Additions / reductions 22 226 A 4.6%
Other** 81 576 A 16.9%

Footnotes:

* Other includes all other Canadian climate zones not listed.
** Other includes all other renovations 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.