Table 1.4 – Building energy use by primary activity of the building
Primary activity Electricity Natural gas Distillates** Propane Other fuel***
(PJ) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I.
Office building (non-medical) 101.1 A 63.4 A 2.3 B F F
Medical office building 5.4 A 4.7 B 0.1 B F 0.2 C
Elementary or secondary school 24.1 A 34.7 A 4.8 B F X X
Nursing or residential care facility 14.9 B 19.8 B 0.9 A 0.1 C F
Warehouse 24.9 A 29.4 A 0.5 C F X X
Hotel or motel 11.0 C F F F F
Hospital 12.6 A 18.2 A 3.7 C F 1.9 B
Food or beverage store 45.2 A 35.7 A 0.8 C 1.0 C X X
Non-food retail store 31.7 A 29.6 B F F F
Other* 121.4 A 120.5 A F F 21.5 B
Canada 392.3 A 369.1 A 35.1 B F 37.2 B

Footnotes:

* Other includes all other commercial buildings. See Appendix C for more details.
** 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.
x
Denotes undisclosed value for confidentiality reasons.