Table 1.8 – Building characteristics and energy use by hours of operation*
Hours of operation Buildings Floor space Energy use Energy intensity
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I. (PJ) Q.I. (GJ/m2) Q.I.
36 or less 48 333 A 31.8 A 26.8 A 0.84 A
37 to 48 132 389 A 148.2 A 128.4 A 0.87 A
49 to 72 149 721 A 234.0 A 207.0 A 0.88 A
73 to 96 47 380 A 109.0 A 129.2 A 1.18 A
97 to 120 38 492 A 62.5 A 104.5 A 1.67 A
121 to 168 65 951 A 180.4 A 246.3 A 1.37 A
Canada 482 266 A 765.9 A 842.2 A 1.10 A

Footnotes:

* Total number of operating hours in a typical week.

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.