Table 6 – Characteristics of buildings by energy source used, 2014
Energy source Buildings Floor space
# QI Share millions of m2 QI Share
Canada 482,402 A 100.0% 803.1 A 100.0%
No electricity* 468 F 0.1% 0.0 F 0.0%
With electricity 481,934 A 99.9% 803.1 A 100.0%
Electricity only 109,094 A 22.6% 83.7 A 10.4%
Electricity and natural gas 295,423 A 61.2% 502.2 A 62.5%
Electricity and distillates 22,518 A 4.7% 21.1 A 2.6%
Electricity and propane 17,971 A 3.7% 14.0 A 1.7%
Electricity and other fuel 7,222 F 1.5% 9.5 B 1.2%
Electricity, natural gas and distillates 11,566 C 2.4% 104.0 B 12.9%
Electricity, natural gas and propane 7,082 C 1.5% 8.2 B 1.0%
Electricity, natural gas and other fuel 1,333 B 0.3% 8.6 C 1.1%
Electricity and other 9,726 B 2.0% 51.9 B 6.5%

Footnotes:

* There was a very small number of commercial and institutional buildings in Canada that were without electricity.

Legend:

Quality indicators (QI) classify each estimate according to its quality as follows: A–20% or less, B–between 20% and 30%, C–between 30% and 40%, and F–more than 40%.