Table 1.18 – Building characteristics and energy use by primary activity and number of hours of operation
Primary activity Hours of operation Buildings Floor space
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I.
Office building (non-medical) Total 83 583 A 147.5 A
36 or less 5 260 C 2.7 C
37 to 48 40 672 A 40.5 B
49 to 72 27 170 B 67.6 C
73 to 96 F 11.4 C
97 to 120 2 189 C F
121 to 168 3 288 B 17.5 C
Medical office building Total 10 525 A 9.6 A
36 or less X X X X
37 to 48 3 161 C 1.8 B
49 to 72 4 077 B 3.9 B
73 to 96 F 2.4 C
97 to 120 X X X X
121 to 168 91 C 0.7 C
Elementary or secondary school Total 18 425 A 83.6 A
36 or less 1 496 B 7.7 C
37 to 48 7 001 A 27.7 A
49 to 72 7 287 A 29.9 B
73 to 96 2 296 B 13.5 A
97 to 120 F 1.9 C
121 to 168 F F
Nursing or residential care facility Total 6 482 A 25.0 B
36 or less X X X X
37 to 48 X X X X
49 to 72 X X X X
73 to 96 X X X X
97 to 120 X X X X
121 to 168 6 354 A 24.7 B
Warehouse Total 32 879 A 83.0 A
36 or less F F
37 to 48 14 005 B 14.9 A
49 to 72 11 168 B B
73 to 96 1 020 B F
97 to 120 F F
121 to 168 1 561 B 16.8 C
Hotel or motel Total 9 963 C 19.7 B
36 or less X X X X
37 to 48 X X X X
49 to 72 X X X X
73 to 96 X X X X
97 to 120 F F
121 to 168 7 616 C 18.6 B
Hospital Total 752 A 15.1 A
36 or less X X X X
37 to 48 F F
49 to 72 X X X X
73 to 96 X X X X
97 to 120 X X X X
121 to 168 723 A 14.9 A
Food or beverage store Total 40 403 A 29.3 A
36 or less X X X X
37 to 48 X X X X
49 to 72 8 937 B 2.6 B
73 to 96 10 748 A 7.6 B
97 to 120 12 930 B 9.7 B
121 to 168 6 404 B 8.7 C
Non-food retail store Total 56 750 A 68.9 A
36 or less F F
37 to 48 14 172 A 9.7 A
49 to 72 25 328 A 28.6 A
73 to 96 F 18.2 C
97 to 120 F 8.0 C
121 to 168 F F
Other* Total 222 505 A 284.3 A
36 or less 32 662 A 16.8 A
37 to 48 51 983 A 52.8 B
49 to 72 65 085 A 68.3 A
73 to 96 18 324 B 45.4 A
97 to 120 15 294 A 28.0 B
121 to 168 39 157 A 73.0 A
All building types Total 482 266 A 765.9 A
36 or less 48 333 A 31.8 A
37 to 48 132 389 A 148.2 A
49 to 72 149 721 A 234.0 A
73 to 96 47 380 A 109.0 A
97 to 120 38 492 A 62.5 A
121 to 168 65 951 A 180.4 A

Footnotes:

* Other includes all other commercial buildings. See Appendix C for more details.

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.