8.1 - THERMOSTATS
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Households with a thermostat
Yes 13,300,716 A 952,690 A 3,442,138 A 4,774,930 A
No 871,465 A 44,636 M 119,147 M 503,840 A
Don't know - U         - U
Not stated                
Households with a mechanical built-in unit thermostat
One 514,753 A 57,276 M 176,206 M 95,157 M
Two or more 639,936 A 100,214 A 305,365 A 97,802 M
None 1,010,356 A 63,425 M 166,069 M 391,080 A
Don't know 673,613 A 31,261 M 89,460 M 344,852 A
Not stated 11,335,150 A 745,150 A 2,824,185 A 4,351,505 A
Households with a mechanical wall unit thermostat
One 2,268,506 A 135,124 A 336,149 A 840,598 A
Two or more 2,159,323 A 356,959 A 784,730 A 365,220 A
None 705,951 A 27,462 M 81,446 M 345,106 A
Don't know 533,697 A 28,240 M 68,846 M 292,070 M
Not stated 8,506,331 A 449,542 A 2,290,114 A 3,437,402 A
Households with an electronic, non-programmable thermostat
One 769,188 A 51,073 A 159,413 A 300,517 A
Two or more 1,291,821 A 151,797 A 887,751 A 105,226 M
None 1,001,962 A 66,968 A 139,827 M 407,844 A
Don't know 583,104 A 31,153 M 81,569 M 322,391 M
Not stated 10,527,731 A 696,335 A 2,292,725 A 4,144,419 A
Households with an electronic, programmable thermostat
One 5,163,820 A 97,247 A 484,936 A 2,905,140 A
Two or more 1,924,921 A 206,542 A 1,206,756 A 186,801 A
None 574,734 A 43,259 M 140,339 M 159,908 M
Don't know 539,059 A 27,808 M 85,215 M 293,562 M
Not stated 5,971,273 A 622,470 A 1,644,038 A 1,734,984 A
Households where the main thermostat is electronic and programmable
Yes 4,649,691 A 79,369 A 380,115 A 2,663,417 A
No 445,837 A 16,580 M 71,488 M 222,833 M
Valid skip 9,056,140 A 900,430 A 3,104,785 A 2,383,400 A
Don't know - U - U - U - U
Not stated - U     - U    
Households where the main theromstat is electronic and programmable and programmed
Yes 3,852,087 A 63,987 A 299,054 A 2,206,063 A
No 790,157 A 15,381 M 81,061 M 453,539 A
Valid skip 9,501,977 A 917,011 A 3,176,273 A 2,606,233 A
Don't know - U         - U
Not stated - U - U - U - U
Households with another kind of thermostat
One 42,841 M - U - U - U
Two or more - U - U - U - U
None 319,541 A 20,364 M 51,467 M 127,695 M
Don't know 454,912 A 27,795 M 62,604 M 247,459 M
Not stated 13,335,124 A 945,885 A 3,425,890 A 4,883,841 A

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 do not have a thermostat or do not have a programmable thermostat.
Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Source:

2015 Survey of Household Energy Use