7.3 - WINDOW/ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS
  Number of households by region Number of households by type of dwelling1
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Single detached houses
Number of window/room air conditioners
One 142,793 A 75,896 M 74,186 M 686,601 A
Two or more U U U 251,296 A
Don't know U
Not stated U U U 217,488 A
Type of window/room air conditioner most frequently used
Window-mounted (louvred) unit 59,575 M U U 544,540 A
Through the wall mounted (non-louvred) unit 90,795 M U U 110,451 M
Free standing portable unit U U U 219,315 A
Mini-split air conditioner U U
Wall mounted heat pump/air conditioner U U
Don't know U U
Not stated U U U 209,421 A
Capacity of the window/room air conditioner most frequently used
Less than 8,000 Btu U U U 159,333 A
8,000 to 10,000 Btu U U U 55,962 M
More than 10,000 Btu U U U 292,228 A
Don't know 143,856 A 78,689 M 86,742 M 454,444 A
Not stated U U U 210,331 A
Age of the window/room air conditioner most frequently used
5 years or less 80,281 M U 81,150 M 575,720 A
6 to 10 years 25,218 M U U 254,026 A
11 to 15 years U U U 62,665 M
16 to 20 years U U U
21 years or more U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated U U U 196,564 A
Households with an ENERGY STAR® window/room air conditioner (most frequently used)
Yes 58,211 M U U 558,515 A
No 39,727 M U U 155,248 A
Don't know 77,875 M U U 263,689 A
Not stated U U U 194,844 A

Footnotes:

1 Does not include the "Don't know/not stated" category.

Note:

Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Legend:

The letter beside each estimate classifies its quality as follows: A–Acceptable, M–Use with caution, U–Too unreliable to be published.

Source:

2011 Survey of Household Energy Use