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U.S. Commercial Buildings Primary Energy Consumption



Released Date: December 2004
Page Last Modified: Jan 2007


 
Table 1c. U.S. Commercial Buildings Primary 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
10,137
10,587
11,988
13,709
  Education
1,107
1,059
1,169
1,570
  Food Sales
365
376
534
672
  Food Service 
583
668
883
864
  Health Care
679
987
984
1,094
  Lodging
845
839
845
984
  Mercantile and Service
1,759
1,998
2,476
3,116
  Office
2,453
2,382
2,637
2,585
  Public Assembly
659
793
745
708
  Public Order and Safety
145
222
183
241
  Religious Worship
173
170
194
289
  Warehouse and Storage
881
680
905
949
  Other 3
291
325
381
554
  Vacant
198
87
52
84
 
Total Northeast
1,861
1,916
2,212
2,581
  Education
253
250
251
262
  Food Sales
Q
Q
Q
  Food Service 
103
Q
Q
Q
  Health Care
135
173
159
185
  Lodging
144
110
107
170
  Mercantile and Service
332
334
443
468
  Office
449
408
491
647
  Public Assembly
102
133
186
136
  Public Order and Safety
49
80
Q
Q
  Religious Worship
20
28
25
45
  Warehouse and Storage
157
148
166
123
  Other 3
43
Q
Q
Q
  Vacant
Q
10
Q
Q
 
Total Midwest
2,630
2,623
2,846
3,413
  Education
323
264
295
360
  Food Sales
90
Q
Q
181
  Food Service 
163
155
210
192
  Health Care
215
234
226
291
  Lodging
141
221
168
227
  Mercantile and Service
463
566
539
616
  Office
587
536
615
693
  Public Assembly
131
182
181
178
  Public Order and Safety
46
Q
Q
  Religious Worship
54
42
48
91
  Warehouse and Storage
288
184
317
413
  Other 3
Q
Q
Q
Q
  Vacant
44
Q
Q
Q
 
Total South
3,611
3,757
4,480
5,377
  Education
304
303
333
702
  Food Sales
115
162
229
260
  Food Service 
184
277
Q
471
  Health Care
249
382
402
432
  Lodging
308
300
333
364
  Mercantile and Service
648
802
1,061
1,390
  Office
904
771
982
819
  Public Assembly
310
258
248
253
  Public Order and Safety
44
54
Q
Q
  Religious Worship
66
50
75
126
  Warehouse and Storage
326
249
301
277
  Other 3
122
85
Q
  Vacant
47
26
Q
Q
 
Total West
2,035
2,290
2,450
2,337
  Education
227
241
289
246
  Food Sales
114
89
105
Q
  Food Service 
133
127
183
123
  Health Care
80
198
196
185
  Lodging
251
207
237
223
  Mercantile and Service
317
296
434
642
  Office
513
668
549
426
  Public Assembly
116
Q
130
142
  Public Order and Safety
Q
Q
Q
  Religious Worship
33
49
47
27
  Warehouse and Storage
111
100
121
136
  Other 3
56
Q
Q
Q
  Vacant
79
20
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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