Released: Dec 2006
Next CBECS will be conducted in 2007


Table A6. Building Size, Floorspace for All Buildings (Including Malls), 2003
  Total Floorspace (million square feet)
All
Buildings
Building Size
1,001 to
5,000 Square Feet
5,001 to
10,000 Square Feet
10,000 to
25,000  Square Feet
25,001 to
50,000 Square Feet
50,001 to 100,000 Square Feet 100,001 to 200,000 Square
Feet
200,001 to 500,000 Square
Feet
Over 500,000 Square Feet
All Buildings ................................ 71,658 6,922 7,033 12,659 9,382 10,291 10,217 7,494 7,660
Principal Building Activity
Education ....................................... 9,874 409 399 931 1,756 2,690 2,167 1,420 Q
Food Sales ..................................... 1,255 409 356 Q Q Q Q N N
Food Service ................................. 1,654 544 442 345 Q Q N Q N
Health Care .................................... 3,163 165 280 313 157 364 395 514 973
  Inpatient ....................................... 1,905 N N Q Q Q Q 467 973
  Outpatient .................................... 1,258 165 280 312 Q 206 Q Q N
Lodging .......................................... 5,096 99 160 631 803 841 930 1,185 Q
Mercantile ...................................... 11,192 771 1,173 2,409 1,291 1,505 1,677 462 1,905
  Retail (Other Than Mall) ............... 4,317 638 725 1,284 578 Q 524 Q Q
  Enclosed and Strip Malls .............. 6,875 Q 448 1,124 713 1,234 1,153 Q 1,752
Office ............................................. 12,208 1,382 938 1,887 1,506 1,209 1,428 1,493 2,365
Public Assembly ............................ 3,939 336 518 1,077 301 474 868 Q Q
Public Order and Safety ................ 1,090 122 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Religious Worship .......................... 3,754 416 744 1,235 930 Q Q Q N
Service .......................................... 4,050 1,034 722 1,021 560 Q Q Q Q
Warehouse and Storage ............... 10,078 895 868 2,064 1,043 1,494 1,162 1,322 Q
Other .............................................. 1,738 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Vacant ........................................... 2,567 239 Q Q 471 Q Q Q Q
Year Constructed
Before 1920 ................................... 3,784 496 502 804 677 500 Q Q Q
1920 to 1945 .................................. 6,985 797 849 1,037 879 641 704 1,288 790
1946 to 1959 .................................. 7,262 875 681 1,432 961 954 1,185 593 581
1960 to 1969 .................................. 8,641 706 888 1,584 1,345 1,562 1,108 991 Q
1970 to 1979 .................................. 12,275 1,013 1,445 2,190 1,820 1,506 1,646 1,278 1,377
1980 to 1989 .................................. 12,468 1,185 883 1,906 1,353 1,695 1,952 1,355 2,139
1990 to 1999 .................................. 13,981 1,335 1,271 2,642 1,571 2,434 2,290 1,015 1,422
2000 to 2003 .................................. 6,262 515 513 1,065 775 998 1,060 678 Q
Census Region and Division
Northeast ....................................... 13,995 1,059 1,169 2,122 1,388 2,272 2,238 1,781 1,967
  New England ............................... 3,452 383 369 674 366 590 448 Q Q
  Middle Atlantic .............................. 10,543 676 800 1,448 1,022 1,682 1,790 1,673 1,451
Midwest ......................................... 18,103 1,908 1,676 3,317 2,712 2,376 2,486 2,288 1,341
  East North Central ........................ 12,424 986 939 2,113 1,763 1,712 1,872 1,847 1,192
  West North Central ...................... 5,680 922 738 1,204 949 664 614 441 Q
South ............................................. 26,739 2,618 2,844 4,859 3,474 4,059 4,140 2,109 2,635
  South Atlantic .............................. 13,999 1,283 1,468 2,443 1,867 1,797 2,422 1,148 1,572
  East South Central ....................... 3,719 547 420 861 545 749 Q Q Q
  West South Central ...................... 9,022 788 957 1,555 1,062 1,514 1,426 749 Q
West .............................................. 12,820 1,337 1,343 2,361 1,808 1,584 1,353 1,316 1,717
  Mountain ...................................... 4,207 466 465 933 568 492 346 339 Q
  Pacific .......................................... 8,613 871 878 1,429 1,239 1,092 1,007 977 1,119
Climate Zone: 30-Year Average
Under 2,000 CDD and --
  More than 7,000 HDD ................... 11,529 1,313 1,248 2,406 1,547 1,480 1,311 1,150 1,073
  5,500-7,000 HDD ......................... 18,808 1,709 1,725 3,506 2,424 2,780 2,889 2,007 1,766
  4,000-5,499 HDD ......................... 12,503 1,010 1,077 1,498 1,382 2,011 1,881 1,678 1,966
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ 17,630 1,915 2,024 3,176 2,381 2,352 2,597 1,612 1,573
2,000 CDD or More and --
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ 11,189 975 959 2,073 1,647 1,668 1,538 1,047 1,282
Number of Establishments
One ................................................ 45,144 5,613 5,304 9,098 5,807 6,218 6,102 4,246 2,756
2 to 5 .............................................. 12,565 1,028 1,383 2,259 1,995 1,966 1,755 1,379 800
6 to 10 ............................................ 3,358 Q Q 839 666 555 743 Q Q
11 to 20 .......................................... 3,369 Q N 227 430 890 705 450 Q
More than 20 .................................. 5,060 N Q Q Q 298 556 741 3,274
Currently Unoccupied .................... 2,161 223 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
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.
Note: Due to rounding, data may not sum to totals.
Source: Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Markets and End Use, Form EIA-871A of the 2003 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey.