Table F-4. Building characteristics and energy use by region and primary activity
Region Primary activity Buildings Floor space
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I.
Atlantic Total 48 089 A 70.1 A
Office building (non-medical) 7 654 A 6.8 A
Medical office building 735 B 0.7 B
Elementary or secondary school 2 062 B 8.3 A
Nursing or residential care facility 1 192 B 1.7 B
Warehouse 2 585 B 4.3 B
Hotel or motel 2 044 B 1.8 A
Hospital 126 B 2.5 B
Food or beverage store 5 395 A 3.5 C
Non-food retail store 3 406 B 6.8 C
Other* 22 891 A 33.8 B
Quebec Total 103 684 A 176.4 A
Office building (non-medical) 12 746 A F
Medical office building 2 389 B 1.7 B
Elementary or secondary school 3 481 B 17.8 C
Nursing or residential care facility 1 166 B 6.1 B
Warehouse 5 199 B F
Hotel or motel F F
Hospital 109 A 3.0 A
Food or beverage store 7 737 B 7.4 C
Non-food retail store 13 296 B 9.3 B
Other* 56 410 A 63.7 A
Ontario Total 163 537 A 277.2 A
Office building (non-medical) 34 007 A 47.0 A
Medical office building 2 196 C 1.9 B
Elementary or secondary school 6 708 A 30.8 A
Nursing or residential care facility 1 457 B F
Warehouse 11 960 B 40.2 B
Hotel or motel F 5.3 C
Hospital 207 A 6.2 A
Food or beverage store 13 142 B 9.4 B
Non-food retail store 13 830 B 13.5 B
Other* 76 958 A 110.0 A
Prairies Total 105 519 A 156.1 A
Office building (non-medical) 19 458 B 31.0 B
Medical office building 3 513 C 3.6 B
Elementary or secondary school 3 160 A 16.9 B
Nursing or residential care facility 1 415 B 3.1 B
Warehouse 10 008 C 13.1 A
Hotel or motel 2 182 B F
Hospital 174 A 1.4 B
Food or beverage store 8 675 A 5.0 A
Non-food retail store 16 092 B 27.0 B
Other* 40 842 A 47.9 A
British Columbia Total 61 438 A 86.2 A
Office building (non-medical) 9 718 B 16.0 B
Medical office building 1 692 B 1.8 B
Elementary or secondary school 3 014 A 9.8 A
Nursing or residential care facility 1 252 B 1.2 B
Warehouse F 6.8 C
Hotel or motel F 3.6 A
Hospital 136 A 1.9 B
Food or beverage store 5 453 A 3.9 B
Non-food retail store 10 126 B 12.3 C
Other* 25 404 A 29.0 B
Canada Total 482 266 A 765.9 A
Office building (non-medical) 83 583 A 147.5 A
Medical office building 10 525 A 9.6 A
Elementary or secondary school 18 425 A 83.6 A
Nursing or residential care facility 6 482 A 25.0 B
Warehouse 32 879 A 83.0 A
Hotel or motel 9 963 C 19.7 B
Hospital 752 A 15.1 A
Food or beverage store 40 403 A 29.3 A
Non-food retail store 56 750 A 68.9 A
Other* 222 505 A 284.3 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.