Table 2.6 – Building characteristics by climate zone and energy efficiency features
Climate zone Energy efficiency feature Buildings Share of total buildings
(number) Q.I.
Atlantic Total 47 911 A  
Any energy efficiency feature 18 843 A 39.3%
Energy conservation awareness program 9 819 A 20.5%
Energy management control system for heating, ventilating and cooling (HVAC) 12 709 A 26.5%
Energy management control system for lighting 5 734 A 12.0%
Great Lakes Total 233 880 A  
Any energy efficiency feature 111 719 A 47.8%
Energy conservation awareness program 59 975 A 25.6%
Energy management control system for heating, ventilating and cooling (HVAC) 80 380 A 34.4%
Energy management control system for lighting 43 123 A 18.4%
Pacific Coast Total 38 092 A  
Any energy efficiency feature 21 732 A 57.1%
Energy conservation awareness program 10 142 B 26.6%
Energy management control system for heating, ventilating and cooling (HVAC) 16 308 B 42.8%
Energy management control system for lighting 9 617 B 25.2%
Other* Total 162 383 A  
Any energy efficiency feature 63 693 A 39.2%
Energy conservation awareness program 30 653 B 18.9%
Energy 48 014 A 29.6%
Energy management control system for lighting 21 058 B 13.0%
Canada Total 482 266 A  
Any energy efficiency feature 215 987 A 44.8%
Energy conservation awareness program 110 590 A 22.9%
Energy 157 410 A 32.6%
Energy management control system for lighting 79 533 A 16.5%

Footnotes:

* Other includes all other Canadian climate zones 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.