Table 4.5 – Characteristics of buildings using other fuels*
Other fuel use Building characteristics All buildings Buildings that use other fuels Share
(number) Q.I. (number) Q.I.
Climate zone All climate zones 482 266 A 23 519 A 4.9%
Atlantic 47 911 A 4 806 B 10.0%
Great Lakes 233 880 A 10 138 B 4.3%
Pacific Coast 38 092 A F
Other** 162 383 A F
Primary activity All primary activities 482 266 A 23 519 A 4.9%
Office building (non-medical) 83 583 A F
Medical office building 10 525 A 15 C 0.1%
Elementary or secondary school 18 425 A F
Nursing or residential care facility 6 482 A 569 C 8.8%
Warehouse 32 879 A F
Hotel or motel 9 963 C F
Hospital 752 A 89 B 11.8%
Food or beverage store 40 403 A 1 425 C 3.5%
Non-food retail store 56 750 A F
Other*** 222 505 A 15 124 B 6.8%
Building size All building sizes 482 266 A 23 519 A 4.9%
5000 square feet or less (465 m2 or less) 236 539 A 8 663 C 3.7%
5001 to 10 000 square feet (466 to 929 m2) 91 680 A F
10 001 to 50 000 square feet (930 to 4645 m2) 123 565 A 6 201 B 5.0%
50 001 to 200 000 square feet (4646 to 18 580 m2) 25 319 A 3 085 C 12.2%
Over 200 000 square feet (Over 18 580 m2) 5 162 A 902 C 17.5%
Year of construction All years of construction 482 266 A 23 519 A 4.9%
Before 1920 46 951 A 4 154 C 8.8%
1920 to 1959 83 521 A 3 310 C 4.0%
1960 to 1969 67 758 A F
1970 to 1979 75 107 A 1 770 B 2.4%
1980 to 1989 91 404 A F
1990 to 1999 58 106 A 2 347 C 4.0%
2000 or later 59 418 A 2 563 B 4.3%
2000 to 2004 29 316 A 1 451 C 4.9%
2005 or later 30 102 A F
Hours of operation All operating hours 482 266 A 23 519 A 4.9%
36 or less 48 333 A F
37 to 48 132 389 A 6 802 C 5.1%
49 to 72 149 721 A 6 042 B 4.0%
73 to 96 47 380 A 2 842 B 6.0%
97 to 120 38 492 A F
121 to 168 65 951 A F

Footnotes:

* Other Fuels include all other fuels other than electricity, natural gas, distillates and propane.
** Other includes all other Canadian climate zones not listed.
*** 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.