Table 1.5 – Building characteristics and energy use by number of floors
Floors Buildings Floor space Energy use Energy intensity
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I. (GJ/m2) Q.I.
1 229 475 A 227.9 A 269.7 A 1.18 A
2 147 645 A 220.6 A 215.2 A 0.98 A
3 73 782 A 135.5 A 126.9 A 0.94 A
4 to 9 29 482 A 112.6 A 138.3 A 1.23 A
10 and more 1 881 B 69.4 C 92.2 B 1.33 A
Canada 482 266 A 765.9 A 842.2 A 1.10 A

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.