Released: September, 2008
Table E9A. Fuel Oil Consumption (Btu) and Energy Intensities by End Use for All
Buildings, 2003
  Total Fuel Oil Consumption
(trillion Btu)
Fuel Oil Energy Intensity
(thousand Btu/square foot)
Total   Space Heating Water Heating Cook-
ing
Other Total   Space Heating Water Heating Cook-
ing
Other
All Buildings ......................... 228 198 18 Q 10 14.0 12.2 1.1 Q 0.6
Building Floorspace
(Square Feet)
1,001 to 5,000 ......................... 34 32 Q (*) Q 56.9 52.2 Q (*) Q
5,001 to 10,000 ....................... 36 33 Q (*) Q 49.4 44.7 Q 0.1 Q
10,001 to 25,000 ..................... 28 25 1 (*) Q 26.7 23.8 1.4 0.1 Q
25,001 to 50,000 ..................... 17 16 Q (*) 1 19.1 17.8 Q (*) 0.6
50,001 to 100,000 ................... 29 26 1 Q 1 15.6 14.1 0.7 Q 0.5
100,001 to 200,000 ................. 37 35 Q Q 1 12.5 11.5 Q Q 0.5
200,001 to 500,000 ................. 36 25 Q Q 2 10.5 7.4 2.4 Q 0.5
Over 500,000 .......................... 10 Q Q Q 2 2.1 Q Q Q 0.4
Principal Building Activity
Education ................................ 47 45 2 Q Q 25.4 23.9 0.8 Q 0.3
Food Sales .............................. Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Food Service .......................... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Health Care ............................. 11 6 2 Q 2 5.6 3.3 0.8 Q 1.3
  Inpatient ................................ 9 5 2 Q 2 5.3 2.9 0.9 Q 1.4
  Outpatient ............................. Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Lodging ................................... 35 25 Q (*) 1 16.1 11.2 Q 0.2 0.3
Mercantile ............................... 21 Q Q (*) Q Q Q Q Q Q
  Retail (Other Than Mall) ........ Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
  Enclosed and Strip Malls ....... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Office ...................................... 18 15 Q Q 1 4.3 3.8 Q Q 0.4
Public Assembly ..................... 29 28 Q (*) Q 30.7 29.7 Q (*) Q
Public Order and Safety ......... 8 6 Q (*) Q Q Q Q Q Q
Religious Worship ................... 18 18 Q (*) Q 39.8 39.3 Q (*) Q
Service ................................... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Warehouse and Storage ........ 9 Q Q (*) Q 7.3 6.3 Q 0.1 Q
Other ....................................... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Vacant .................................... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Year Constructed
Before 1920 ............................ 38 35 Q (*) Q 39.3 36.4 Q 0.2 Q
1920 to 1945 ........................... 55 45 9 Q (*) 27.2 22.3 4.7 Q 0.1
1946 to 1959 ........................... 48 45 Q (*) Q 22.8 21.3 Q (*) Q
1960 to 1969 ........................... Q Q Q Q Q 21.7 19.7 Q Q 0.7
1970 to 1979 ........................... 23 19 1 Q 2 9.5 8.1 0.6 Q 0.8
1980 to 1989 ........................... 12 9 1 Q 2 3.5 2.7 0.2 Q 0.6
1990 to 1999 ........................... 9 6 Q Q 2 3.9 2.8 Q Q 0.9
2000 to 2003 ........................... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Census Region and Division
Northeast ................................ 181 160 15 Q 4 27.9 24.7 2.4 Q 0.7
  New England ........................ 74 68 5 (*) 1 41.3 38.2 2.8 0.1 Q
  Middle Atlantic ....................... 107 92 Q Q 4 22.8 19.6 Q Q 0.8
Midwest .................................. 24 Q 1 Q 1 8.2 7.5 0.2 Q 0.5
  East North Central ................. Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
  West North Central ............... Q Q Q Q Q 13.5 12.1 0.5 0.1 Q
South ...................................... 15 10 Q Q 4 3.2 2.2 Q Q 0.8
  South Atlantic ....................... 13 10 Q Q 3 4.5 3.2 Q Q 1.0
  East South Central ................ 1 (*) (*) (*) (*) 2.7 1.2 (*) 1.0 0.5
  West South Central ............... 1 (*) Q (*) (*) 0.5 0.2 Q (*) 0.3
West ....................................... 9 Q Q Q 1 Q Q Q Q Q
  Mountain ............................... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
  Pacific ................................... 4 2 Q (*) 1 2.6 1.3 Q (*) 0.4
Climate Zone: 30-Year Average
Under 2,000 CDD and --
  More than 7,000 HDD ............ 63 59 2 Q 2 23.9 22.4 0.7 Q 0.7
  5,500-7,000 HDD .................. 67 61 4 Q 2 15.7 14.2 1.0 Q 0.4
  4,000-5,499 HDD .................. 91 76 Q Q 4 18.4 15.3 Q Q 0.7
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ......... 6 2 Q Q 2 2.4 0.9 Q Q 0.9
2,000 CDD or More and --
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ......... 1 Q Q (*) 1 0.5 0.2 Q (*) 0.3
Number of Establishments
One ......................................... 183 161 14 Q 7 19.8 17.5 1.5 Q 0.7
2 to 5 ....................................... 31 26 3 (*) 2 10.9 9.1 1.0 (*) 0.8
6 to 10 ..................................... 7 6 Q Q (*) 10.2 8.5 Q Q 0.4
11 to 20 ................................... Q Q Q Q Q 2.9 Q Q (*) Q
More than 20 ........................... Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Currently Unoccupied ............. Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Energy Sources (more than
one may apply)
Electricity ................................ 228 198 18 Q 10 14.0 12.2 1.1 Q 0.6
Natural Gas ............................. 101 83 10 Q 7 8.9 7.4 0.9 Q 0.6
Fuel Oil .................................... 228 198 18 Q 10 14.0 12.2 1.1 Q 0.6
District Heat ............................ 1 Q Q Q 1 0.7 Q Q Q 0.5
Energy End Uses (more than
one may apply)
Buildings with Space Heating . 225 198 15 Q 10 14.0 12.4 1.0 Q 0.6
Buildings with Cooling ............. 181 155 15 Q 9 12.1 10.4 1.0 Q 0.6
Buildings with Water Heating .. 218 189 18 Q 9 13.9 12.1 1.2 Q 0.6
Annual Consumption
(gallons)
1,000 or Less ......................... 14 10 Q Q 3 1.5 1.1 Q Q 0.3
1,001 to 5,000 ......................... 45 39 Q Q 3 14.5 12.6 Q Q 1.0
5,001 to 10,000 ....................... 29 25 Q (*) Q 31.0 26.4 Q 0.1 1.3
10,001 to 25,000 ..................... 31 29 (*) (*) 1 31.0 29.5 0.5 0.1 1.0
Over 25,000 ............................ 110 95 12 Q 2 49.8 43.1 5.2 Q 0.9
                     
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/.
(*)=Value rounds to zero in the units displayed.
Q=Data withheld because fewer than 20 buildings were sampled for any cell, or because the Relative Standard Error (RSE) was greater than 50 percent for a cell in the "Total" column.
Note: Due to rounding, data may not sum to totals.
Source: Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, Form EIA-871A, C, and E of the 2003 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey.