Released: Dec 2006
Next CBECS will be conducted in 2007


Table C18A.  Electricity Consumption and Conditional Energy Intensity by Census Division for All Buildings, 2003: Part 2
  Total Electricity
Consumption
(billion kWh)
Total Floorspace of
Buildings Using Electricity
(million square feet)
Electricity
Energy Intensity
(kWh/square foot)
West
North
Central
South
Atlantic
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
South
Atlantic
East
South
Central
West
North
Central
South
Atlantic
East
South
Central
All Buildings ................................ 66 254 57 5,523 13,837 3,546 12.0 18.3 16.2
Building Floorspace
(Square Feet)
1,001 to 5,000 ................................ 10 28 7 821 1,233 481 12.4 22.4 15.4
5,001 to 10,000 .............................. 7 20 5 681 1,389 386 10.8 14.4 13.3
10,001 to 25,000 ............................ 9 31 12 1,204 2,411 842 7.8 12.8 14.1
25,001 to 50,000 ............................ 15 29 6 949 1,867 490 16.1 15.5 11.7
50,001 to 100,000 .......................... 9 35 13 664 1,797 749 13.1 19.2 17.0
100,001 to 200,000 ........................ 8 50 Q 614 2,422 Q 12.3 20.6 Q
200,001 to 500,000 ........................ Q 23 Q Q 1,148 Q Q 20.4 Q
Over 500,000 ................................. Q 38 Q Q 1,572 Q Q 24.3 Q
Principal Building Activity
Education ....................................... 5 39 Q 549 2,445 Q 8.8 16.0 Q
Food Sales ..................................... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Food Service ................................. Q 20 Q Q 433 Q Q 45.7 Q
Health Care .................................... 5 17 5 247 749 219 20.8 23.4 24.2
  Inpatient ....................................... Q 15 Q Q 469 Q Q 31.3 Q
  Outpatient .................................... Q 3 Q Q 280 Q Q 10.1 Q
Lodging .......................................... 7 17 Q 595 939 Q 11.3 18.0 Q
Mercantile ...................................... 9 59 12 531 2,638 678 17.8 22.4 17.1
  Retail (Other Than Mall) ............... 6 16 4 337 897 353 17.3 17.7 11.9
  Enclosed and Strip Malls .............. Q 43 Q Q 1,741 Q Q 24.9 Q
Office ............................................. 12 35 9 799 1,958 481 14.9 18.0 18.8
Public Assembly ............................ Q 9 Q Q 440 Q Q 20.4 Q
Public Order and Safety ................ Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Religious Worship .......................... 2 5 Q 395 721 Q 3.9 6.4 Q
Service .......................................... 4 Q Q 484 753 Q 9.0 16.9 Q
Warehouse and Storage ............... 6 16 Q 918 1,733 Q 6.9 9.1 Q
Other .............................................. Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Vacant ........................................... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Year Constructed
Before 1920 ................................... 3 Q Q 541 Q Q 4.8 8.9 Q
1920 to 1945 .................................. 4 6 Q 459 647 Q 9.6 8.5 Q
1946 to 1959 .................................. 4 16 Q 561 1,090 237 7.7 14.7 12.3
1960 to 1969 .................................. 9 22 7 861 1,488 470 10.2 14.5 14.1
1970 to 1979 .................................. 16 34 13 1,117 1,631 869 14.5 21.0 15.5
1980 to 1989 .................................. 9 61 13 518 2,994 532 16.6 20.5 23.8
1990 to 1999 .................................. 16 81 12 1,062 4,202 770 14.6 19.3 15.5
2000 to 2003 .................................. 6 30 Q 403 1,446 Q 14.0 21.1 Q
Climate Zone: 30-Year Average
Under 2,000 CDD and --
  More than 7,000 HDD ................... 33 N N 2,616 N N 12.7 N N
  5,500-7,000 HDD ......................... 13 N N Q N N 9.9 N N
  4,000-5,499 HDD ......................... 20 57 Q 1,570 3,063 Q 12.5 18.8 19.7
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ N 124 Q N 6,997 Q N 17.7 13.5
2,000 CDD or More and --
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ N 73 Q N 3,778 Q N 19.2 19.6
Number of Establishments
One ................................................ 45 151 37 3,936 8,797 2,587 11.5 17.2 14.5
2 to 5 .............................................. 13 43 9 1,020 2,448 471 12.6 17.7 19.8
6 to 10 ............................................ Q 19 Q Q 759 Q Q 25.7 Q
11 to 20 .......................................... Q 16 Q Q 684 Q Q 22.7 Q
More than 20 .................................. Q 24 Q Q 965 Q Q 24.4 Q
Currently Unoccupied .................... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Energy Sources (more than
one may apply)
Electricity ....................................... 66 254 57 5,523 13,837 3,546 12.0 18.3 16.2
Natural Gas .................................... 50 146 41 3,788 7,286 2,521 13.1 20.0 16.3
Fuel Oil ........................................... 16 60 8 1,037 2,961 341 15.1 20.1 22.9
District Heat ................................... Q 29 Q Q 1,243 Q Q 23.1 Q
Energy End Uses (more than
one may apply)
Buildings with Space Heating ........ 66 239 56 5,301 12,585 3,382 12.4 19.0 16.7
Buildings with Cooling .................... 64 252 57 4,888 13,186 3,311 13.1 19.1 17.1
Buildings with Water Heating ......... 63 242 55 4,915 12,315 3,164 12.8 19.7 17.4
Annual Consumption
(kilowatthours)
10,000 or Less .............................. 1 1 Q 430 302 Q 1.2 2.0 Q
10,001 to 50,000 ............................ 6 8 3 1,004 1,694 555 5.9 4.8 5.9
50,001 to 100,000 .......................... 5 13 4 595 1,354 376 8.6 9.2 10.8
100,001 to 500,000 ........................ 20 48 15 1,542 2,984 968 13.2 16.0 15.3
500,001 to 1,000,000 ..................... 7 32 Q 687 1,602 Q 10.8 20.2 Q
1,000,001 to 5,000,000 .................. 21 81 20 1,004 3,361 737 21.1 24.2 26.5
Over 5,000,000 .............................. Q 71 7 Q 2,540 268 Q 27.9 27.5
See "Guide to the Tables" or "Glossary" for further explanations of the terms used in this table. Both can be accessed from the CBECS web site - http://www.eia.gov/consumption/commercial/.
Q=Data withheld because the Relative Standard Error (RSE) was greater than 50 percent, or fewer than 20 buildings were sampled.
N=No responding cases in sample that use electricity.
Notes: ● Statistics for the "Energy End Uses" category represent total consumption in buildings that have the end use, not consumption specifically for that particular end use. ● Due to rounding, data may not sum to totals.
Source: Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, Forms EIA-871A, C, and E of the 2003 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey.