Released: June 2006
Next CBECS will be conducted in 2007

Table B45. Refrigeration Equipment, Number of Buildings for Non-Mall Buildings, 2003
  Number of Buildings (thousand)
All Buildings* Buildings
with
Any
Refrig-
eration Equipment
Type of Equipment (more than one may apply)
Commercial Refrigeration Other Refrigeration 
Any Walk-In
Units
Open
Cases
or
Cabinets
Closed
Cases
or
Cabinets
Resid-
ential-
Type
Units
Vending Machines
All Buildings* ............................... 4,645 3,176 1,007 666 308 696 2,370 996
Building Floorspace
(Square Feet)
1,001 to 5,000 ................................ 2,552 1,591 486 332 142 353 1,159 268
5,001 to 10,000 .............................. 889 642 188 124 65 117 494 181
10,001 to 25,000 ............................ 738 548 138 75 40 103 427 250
25,001 to 50,000 ............................ 241 196 78 44 19 53 148 134
50,001 to 100,000 .......................... 129 114 60 44 19 34 81 89
100,001 to 200,000 ........................ 65 58 36 29 13 23 41 48
200,001 to 500,000 ........................ 25 21 16 14 7 9 16 19
Over 500,000 ................................. 7 6 5 5 3 3 4 6
Principal Building Activity
Education ....................................... 386 254 93 59 31 54 203 113
Food Sales ..................................... 226 212 205 167 93 159 48 56
Food Service ................................. 297 296 283 239 90 219 118 53
Health Care .................................... 129 116 23 14 7 11 110 25
  Inpatient ....................................... 8 8 8 7 4 5 7 7
  Outpatient .................................... 121 108 15 Q Q 6 103 18
Lodging .......................................... 142 126 42 26 6 29 107 75
Retail (Other Than Mall).................. 443 319 98 47 25 65 215 95
Office ............................................. 824 643 53 17 22 25 577 194
Public Assembly ............................ 277 210 74 40 9 51 152 55
Public Order and Safety ................ 71 67 13 Q Q Q 56 38
Religious Worship .......................... 370 271 41 Q Q 31 255 31
Service .......................................... 622 362 Q Q Q Q 298 145
Warehouse and Storage ............... 597 225 47 34 Q 15 173 93
Other .............................................. 79 51 14 10 Q 12 41 19
Vacant ........................................... 182 24 Q Q Q Q Q Q
Year Constructed
Before 1920 ................................... 330 243 77 52 23 61 201 40
1920 to 1945 .................................. 527 342 111 61 33 81 256 93
1946 to 1959 .................................. 562 401 140 71 35 97 308 114
1960 to 1969 .................................. 579 396 112 78 37 81 300 156
1970 to 1979 .................................. 731 511 155 109 39 101 379 175
1980 to 1989 .................................. 707 487 145 109 46 97 365 148
1990 to 1999 .................................. 876 598 189 129 64 129 428 205
2000 to 2003 .................................. 334 199 78 58 30 49 134 65
Census Region and Division
Northeast ....................................... 726 518 177 119 48 127 398 156
  New England ............................... 233 164 58 44 19 42 136 51
  Middle Atlantic .............................. 493 355 119 75 29 85 262 104
Midwest ......................................... 1,266 872 287 182 75 210 660 267
  East North Central ........................ 696 496 189 121 48 135 353 155
  West North Central ...................... 571 377 98 62 27 75 307 112
South ............................................. 1,775 1,203 367 244 132 252 860 397
  South Atlantic .............................. 874 607 191 127 75 130 419 194
  East South Central ....................... 348 238 63 40 18 43 175 90
  West South Central ...................... 553 358 113 76 39 78 266 113
West .............................................. 878 583 176 122 53 107 452 176
  Mountain ...................................... 299 202 54 39 14 30 166 75
  Pacific .......................................... 580 381 122 83 39 76 287 101
Climate Zone: 30-Year Average
Under 2,000 CDD and --
  More than 7,000 HDD ................... 855 591 184 130 50 137 470 184
  5,500-7,000 HDD ......................... 1,173 801 278 189 78 185 597 252
  4,000-5,499 HDD ......................... 673 502 151 92 43 105 374 167
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ 1,276 832 254 157 84 170 593 245
2,000 CDD or More and --
  Fewer than 4,000 HDD ................ 669 451 141 98 53 98 336 148
Number of Floors
One ................................................ 3,136 1,992 626 440 201 426 1,446 553
Two ............................................... 1,031 787 232 140 66 158 612 276
Three ............................................. 339 276 92 49 26 72 220 97
Four to Nine ................................... 128 110 50 33 12 34 85 61
Ten or More ................................... 12 11 7 5 4 5 7 9
Number of Workers (main shift)
Fewer than 5 ................................. 2,653 1,494 438 248 111 313 1,123 272
5 to 9 .............................................. 778 629 179 126 52 134 471 176
10 to 19 .......................................... 563 474 146 108 51 93 357 165
20 to 49 .......................................... 398 346 126 90 41 86 255 194
50 to 99 .......................................... 147 132 62 49 25 36 93 103
100 to 249 ...................................... 77 73 39 32 21 23 50 61
250 or More ................................... 30 28 17 13 8 11 20 25
Weekly Operating Hours
Fewer than 40 ............................... 1,002 483 88 40 20 54 421 54
40 to 48 .......................................... 1,117 771 105 53 31 66 663 211
49 to 60 .......................................... 1,062 782 168 100 40 105 626 259
61 to 84 .......................................... 591 490 235 142 72 174 316 198
85 to 167 ........................................ 400 336 263 229 95 190 127 117
Open Continuously ........................ 475 314 146 104 50 107 216 157
Multibuilding Facility
Not Part of a Multibuilding
 Facility ........................................... 3,169 2,372 819 553 256 576 1,702 675
College or University ...................... 83 59 15 11 3 10 40 42
Primary or Secondary School ........ 254 119 46 37 11 27 88 54
Office Complex .............................. 111 77 15 6 10 5 61 28
Retail Complex ............................... 151 83 25 Q Q 18 66 45
Religious Campus or Complex ....... 195 131 25 Q Q 18 124 19
Health Care Complex ..................... 39 32 11 8 3 8 31 18
Lodging or Resort Complex ........... 61 52 14 Q Q 13 37 21
Government Complex .................... 87 53 8 Q Q Q 44 27
Other .............................................. 496 200 30 17 Q 15 177 68
Energy Sources (more than
one may apply)
Electricity ....................................... 4,404 3,176 1,007 666 308 696 2,370 996
Natural Gas .................................... 2,391 1,892 666 450 190 473 1,375 656
Fuel Oil ........................................... 451 361 121 80 35 83 294 134
District Heat ................................... 67 51 13 9 5 10 36 36
District Chilled Water ...................... 33 25 8 6 3 6 17 19
Propane ......................................... 502 396 149 97 44 104 307 135
Other .............................................. 132 93 16 10 5 12 82 34
Energy End Uses (more than
one may apply)
Buildings with Space Heating ........ 3,982 3,014 934 619 287 645 2,278 953
Buildings with Cooling .................... 3,625 2,848 943 631 286 655 2,106 915
Buildings with Water Heating ......... 3,472 2,828 947 632 285 653 2,113 895
Buildings with Cooking ................... 801 797 590 454 181 431 479 256
Buildings with Manufacturing ........ 119 96 20 17 Q 11 82 42
Buildings with Electricity
 Generation .................................... 149 136 67 51 27 41 109 100
Energy-Related Space Functions
(more than one may apply)
Commercial Food Preparation ........ 799 797 590 454 181 431 479 256
Activities with Large
 Amounts of Hot Water .................. 567 527 330 249 107 231 329 237
Separate Computer Area ............... 553 470 165 115 58 102 372 283
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/.
 * Figures in this table do not include enclosed malls and strip malls. Mall buildings add an estimated 213 thousand buildings comprising 6.9 billion square feet.
See "Guide to the Tables" for discussion of the differences.
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.
Notes: ● HVAC = Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. ● 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.