U.S. Commercial Buildings Site Energy Consumption



Released Date: December 2004
Page Last Modified: Jan 2007


Table 1a. U.S. Commercial Buildings Site Energy Consumption1 by Census Region and Principal Building Activity, 1992-2003
(Trillion Btu)
Principal Building Activity
and Census Region
Survey Years
 
19922
1995
1999
2003
U.S. Total
5,156
5,321
5,733
6,523
  Education
635
614
649
820
  Food Sales
137
137
201
251
  Food Service 
306
332
447
427
  Health Care
402
561
515
594
  Lodging
463
461
450
510
  Mercantile and Service
871
973
1,145
1,333
  Office
1,130
1,019
1,089
1,134
  Public Assembly
310
449
359
370
  Public Order and Safety
90
124
102
126
  Religious Worship
109
104
110
163
  Warehouse and Storage
445
325
461
456
  Other 3
148
173
176
286
  Vacant
110
51
31
54
 
Total Northeast
1,049
1,035
1,116
1,396
  Education
170
161
154
171
  Food Sales
Q
Q
Q
Q
  Food Service 
58
Q
Q
Q
  Health Care
85
113
97
114
  Lodging
102
62
66
108
  Mercantile and Service
176
173
213
225
  Office
211
188
217
305
  Public Assembly
58
75
92
93
  Public Order and Safety
31
51
Q
Q
  Religious Worship
16
19
18
33
  Warehouse and Storage
86
68
77
63
  Other 3
23
Q
Q
Q
  Vacant
Q
7
Q
Q
 
Total Midwest
1,469
1,497
1,509
1,799
  Education
195
173
178
219
  Food Sales
35
Q
Q
70
  Food Service 
93
82
113
99
  Health Care
141
144
125
164
  Lodging
88
136
96
125
  Mercantile and Service
241
322
277
309
  Office
286
261
270
325
  Public Assembly
74
108
91
103
  Public Order and Safety
Q
30
Q
Q
  Religious Worship
39
33
31
59
  Warehouse and Storage
171
105
201
225
  Other 3
Q
Q
Q
  Vacant
34
Q
Q
Q
 
Total South
1,687
1,684
1,961
2,265
  Education
156
146
159
301
  Food Sales
42
56
80
91
  Food Service 
86
133
Q
217
  Health Care
136
193
189
217
  Lodging
148
147
163
164
  Mercantile and Service
301
354
485
533
  Office
421
304
378
329
  Public Assembly
119
118
103
109
  Public Order and Safety
22
25
Q
Q
  Religious Worship
34
24
33
57
  Warehouse and Storage
142
113
130
106
  Other 3
57
32
Q
  Vacant
24
12
Q
Q
 
Total West
951
1,106
1,147
1,063
  Education
114
134
157
129
  Food Sales
43
32
Q
Q
  Food Service 
69
69
Q
65
  Health Care
40
110
104
99
  Lodging
125
115
125
113
  Mercantile and Service
153
123
172
266
  Office
212
265
225
175
  Public Assembly
59
Q
73
64
  Public Order and Safety
Q
Q
Q
  Religious Worship
19
28
27
14
  Warehouse and Storage
46
38
53
61
  Other 3
30
Q
Q
Q
  Vacant
37
11
Q
Q

1 Sum of major fuels.
2 Estimates adjusted to match the 1995, 1999 and 2003 CBECS definition of target population. More information available online: http://www.eia.gov/emeu/cbecs/comparesampdesign.html
3 Laboratory buildings are included in the "Other" category.
Q = Data withheld because the Relative Standard Error was greater than 50 percent or fewer than 20 buildings were sampled.
Sources: Energy Information Administration, Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Surveys, 1992, 1995, 1999, and 2003.

 

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