Table 1.6 – Building characteristics and energy use by building size
Building size Buildings Floor space Energy use Energy intensity
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I. (GJ/m2) Q.I.
5000 square feet or less (465 m2 or less) 236 539 A 57.3 A 93.8 A 1.64 A
5001 to 10 000 square feet (466 to 929 m2) 91 680 A 61.6 A 72.7 A 1.18 A
10 001 to 50 000 square feet (930 to 4645 m2) 123 565 A 252.4 A 259.3 A 1.03 A
50 001 to 200 000 square feet (4646 to 18 580 m2) 25 319 A 208.3 A 226.1 A 1.09 A
Over 200 000 square feet (Over 18 580 m2) 5 162 A 186.4 A 190.4 A 1.02 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.