8.1 - THERMOSTATS
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Households with a thermostat
Yes 12,881,158 A 942,961 A 3,312,366 A 4,613,838 A
No 372,494 M U U 283,830 M
Don't know 190,226 M U U U
Not stated 155,244 M U U U
Households with a mechanical built-in unit thermostat
One 538,798 A 39,356 M 192,041 M 142,555 M
Two or more 743,010 A 65,425 A 303,686 M 124,514 M
None 3,127,499 A 191,385 A 664,762 A 1,172,086 A
Don't know 706,512 A U 142,702 M 305,735 M
Not stated 8,110,808 A 620,034 A 2,069,156 A 3,034,758 A
Households with a mechanical wall unit thermostat
One 2,647,435 A 172,916 A 348,033 A 869,169 A
Two or more 2,171,143 A 375,423 A 909,325 A 351,179 A
None 1,887,215 A 74,970 A 490,472 A 798,739 A
Don't know 586,431 A 50,286 M U 263,378 M
Not stated 5,934,402 A 284,981 A 1,519,523 A 2,497,184 A
Households with an electronic, non-programmable thermostat
One 747,246 A 39,994 M 211,635 M 274,340 A
Two or more 1,027,543 A 121,336 A 693,385 A 82,586 M
None 3,042,697 A 203,994 A 621,289 A 1,133,214 A
Don't know 532,737 A U U 260,534 M
Not stated 7,876,405 A 555,421 A 1,760,401 A 3,028,973 A
Households with an electronic, programmable thermostat
One 4,570,925 A 116,186 A 551,500 A 2,465,517 A
Two or more 1,628,709 A 109,671 A 1,072,138 A 249,753 M
None 1,910,517 A 162,232 A 456,795 A 560,415 A
Don't know 534,309 A U U 279,552 M
Not stated 4,582,167 A 539,144 A 1,218,006 A 1,224,411 A
Households with a main programmable thermostat
Yes 5,404,589 A 181,285 A 1,299,366 A 2,437,009 A
No 496,056 A 38,392 M 228,150 M 160,328 M
Don't know U U U
Not stated 240,521 M U U U
Households with a main electronic, programmable thermostat that was programmed
Yes 4,743,453 A 148,021 A 1,063,492 A 2,201,055 A
No 650,682 A 31,196 M 234,822 M 230,027 A
Don't know U U U U
Not stated U U

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