7.3 - WINDOW / ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Number of window/room air conditioners used
None - U - U - U    
One 2,081,125 A 125275.1602 A 836,587 A 635,421 A
Two or three 612,384 A 49,282 A 194,145 A 229,730 M
Four or more - U - U - U - U
Valid skip 11,345,083 A 805,104 A 2,479,814 A 4,370,054 A
Don't know - U     - U    
Not stated 100,180 M 12,655 M - U - U
Type of window/room air conditioner most frequently used
Window-mounted (louvred) unit 1,252,824 A 102,797 A 408,235 A 513,588 A
Through the wall mounted (non-louvred) unit 450,296 A - U 173,954 A 209,857 M
Free standing portable unit 686,012 A 41,920 M 195,085 A 131,559 M
Mini-split air conditioner 32,017 M - U - U - U
Wall mounted heat pump/air conditioner 205,325 A 16,116 M 178,379 M - U
Valid skip 11,345,083 A 805,104 A 2,479,814 A 4,370,054 A
Don't know 95,757 M - U 79,198 M - U
Not stated 106,494 M 13,012 M - U - U
Capacity of the window/room air conditioner most frequently used
Less than 8,000 Btu 367,313 A - U 168,579 M 103,340 M
8,000 to 10,000 Btu 378,876 A 27,380 M 165,079 A 117,080 M
More than 10,000 Btu 470,380 A 24,651 M 268,741 A - U
Valid skip 11,345,083 A 805,104 A 2,479,814 A 4,370,054 A
Don't know 1,449,264 A 101,998 A 444,251 A 521,574 A
Not stated 162,891 M 14,200 M - U - U
Age of the window/room air conditioner most frequently used
5 years or less 1,085,395 A 83,249 A 487,016 A 285,552 A
6 to 10 years 485,560 A 24,667 M 195,108 M 141,231 M
11 to 15 years 59,297 M - U 37,662 M - U
16 to 20 years - U - U - U - U
21 to 25 years - U     - U - U
26 years or more - U     - U    
Valid skip 11,345,083 A 805,104 A 2,479,814 A 4,370,054 A
Don't know 153,614 M - U - U - U
Not stated 991,759 A 79,096 A 310,396 A 351,711 A
Households with an ENERGY STAR® window/room air conditioner (most frequently used)
Yes 1,326,790 A 82,613 A 555,035 A 382,488 A
No 477,532 A 32,416 M 190,765 A 162,173 M
Valid skip 11,345,083 A 805,104 A 2,479,814 A 4,370,054 A
Don't know 912,169 A 61,713 M 299,692 A 326,589 M
Not stated 112,233 M 15,481 M - U - U

Legend:

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

Notes:

Valid skips indicate households that did not use a window/room air conditioner.
Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Source:

2015 Survey of Household Energy Use