Table 1.11 – Building characteristics by energy source used
Energy source Buildings Share of total buildings Floor space Share of total floor space
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I.
Electricity 471 117 A 97.7% 755.6 A 98.7%
Natural gas 305 665 A 63.4% 581.6 A 75.9%
Distillates* 62 846 A 13.0% 139.4 A 18.2%
Propane 27 508 A 5.7% 48.6 B 6.3%
Other fuel** 23 519 A 4.9% 77.6 A 10.1%
Canada 482 266 A   765.9 A  
Used only electricity and natural gas 281 496 A 58.4% 457.4 A 59.7%
Used only electricity and distillates* 47 241 A 9.8% 42.0 A 5.5%
Used only electricity and propane 19 211 B 4.0% 15.7 B 2.1%
Used only electricity and other fuel** 6 434 A 1.3% 26.2 B 3.4%
Used only natural gas and distillates* X X X X X X
Used only natural gas and propane X X X X X X
Used only natural gas and other fuel** X X X X X X
Used only electricity, natural gas and distillates* 8 448 B 1.8% 63.1 C 8.2%
Used only electricity, natural gas and propane 9 548 B 2.0% 40.5 B 5.3%
Used only electricity, natural gas and other fuel** X X X X X X

Footnotes:

* Distillates include light fuel oil, diesel and kerosene.
** Other fuel includes all other fuels not listed.

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.
x
Denotes undisclosed value for confidentiality reasons.