Table 1.9 – Canadian commercial buildings by type of renovation
Type of renovation Buildings Share of total buildings Floor space Share of total floor space
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I.
No renovation 262 355 A 54.4% 328.7 A 42.9%
Any type of renovation 219 910 A 45.6% 437.2 A 57.1%
Space heating 84 385 A 17.5% 211.2 A 27.6%
Space cooling 61 219 A 12.7% 156.3 A 20.4%
Lighting 125 518 A 26.0% 282.6 A 36.9%
Windows / insulation 82 900 A 17.2% 167.0 A 21.8%
Additions / reductions 22 226 A 4.6% 58.5 A 7.6%
Other* 81 576 A 16.9% 164.5 A 21.5%
Any two energy-related renovations** 46 372 A 9.6% 109.4 A 14.3%
Any three energy-related renovations** 30 409 A 6.3% 72.9 A 9.5%
Any four energy-related renovations** 13 586 B 2.8% 35.2 B 4.6%
Any five energy-related renovations** 9 096 B 1.9% 24.5 C 3.2%
Canada 482 266 A   765.9 A  

Footnotes:

* Other includes all other renovations not listed.
** Energy-related renovations are space heating and cooling, lighting, windows and insulation.

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.