Table 3 – Building characteristics, energy use and energy intensity by building size, 2014
Building size Buildings Floor space
# QI Share millions of m2 QI Share
5,000 square feet or less (465 square metres or less) 240,286 A 49.8% 54.8 A 6.8%
5,001 to 10,000 square feet (466 to 929 square metres) 86,929 A 18.0% 58.8 A 7.3%
10,001 to 50,000 square feet (930 to 4,645 square metres) 121,047 A 25.1% 246.6 A 30.7%
50,001 to 200,000 square feet (4,646 to 18,580 square metres) 29,414 A 6.1% 244.6 A 30.5%
Over 200,000 square feet (over 18,580 square metres) 4,726 A 1.0% 198.3 A 24.7%
Canada 482,402 A 100.0% 803.1 A 100.0%

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Quality indicators (QI) classify each estimate according to its quality as follows: A–20% or less, B–between 20% and 30%, C–between 30% and 40%, and F–more than 40%.