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Table B12. Selected principal building activity: part 1, floorspace, 2012

Released: May 2016

Total floorspace (million square feet)
Principal building activity
  All
buildings
Office Warehouse
and
storage
Service Mercantile Religious worship Education Public assembly
All buildings 87,093 15,952 13,077 4,630 11,330 4,557 12,239 5,559
Building floorspace (square feet)                
1,001 to 5,000 8,041 1,520 1,127 1,031 730 572 391 498
5,001 to 10,000 8,900 1,663 1,329 1,051 1,052 790 353 536
10,001 to 25,000 14,105 2,012 2,331 1,253 1,821 1,443 1,212 1,108
25,001 to 50,000 11,917 2,333 1,814 607 1,648 926 1,492 861
50,001 to 100,000 13,918 2,203 1,632 Q 1,909 585 3,363 627
100,001 to 200,000 12,415 2,054 1,946 Q 2,178 Q 3,020 553
200,001 to 500,000 10,724 1,946 1,827 Q 1,264 Q 2,358 748
Over 500,000 7,074 2,221 1,071 Q 726 N Q 627
Year constructed                
Before 1920 3,983 1,014 680 Q 339 319 260 380
1920 to 1945 6,025 1,491 473 489 300 385 1,122 640
1946 to 1959 7,381 1,254 740 330 657 612 1,447 521
1960 to 1969 10,362 1,427 1,386 520 1,029 704 2,180 866
1970 to 1979 10,846 2,125 1,467 629 1,573 378 1,178 586
1980 to 1989 15,230 3,969 2,294 877 2,275 547 1,268 599
1990 to 1999 13,803 2,108 2,204 775 2,085 651 1,655 890
2000 to 2003 7,215 1,040 1,316 263 1,085 477 1,427 360
2004 to 2007 6,524 874 1,437 321 1,083 Q 900 359
2008 to 2012 5,723 649 1,081 245 902 Q 802 360
Census region and division                
Northeast 15,534 3,703 1,761 823 1,653 897 2,056 953
New England 4,302 738 521 255 463 Q 642 350
Middle Atlantic 11,232 2,965 1,240 568 1,190 613 1,414 603
Midwest 18,919 3,334 2,530 1,472 2,132 925 3,173 1,585
East North Central 12,742 2,430 1,570 847 1,488 547 2,205 1,196
West North Central 6,178 904 960 625 644 378 968 390
South 34,279 5,501 5,257 1,642 4,729 2,011 5,162 2,003
South Atlantic 17,981 3,183 2,832 741 2,746 857 2,840 904
East South Central 4,904 694 Q 318 736 614 469 330
West South Central 11,394 1,625 1,919 583 1,247 540 1,853 769
West 18,360 3,414 3,529 694 2,815 725 1,848 1,018
Mountain 4,981 852 591 Q 727 214 783 321
Pacific 13,379 2,562 2,938 578 2,088 511 1,065 697
Climate region1                
Very cold/Cold 31,898 6,033 4,121 1,957 3,920 1,623 4,739 2,351
Mixed-humid 27,873 5,496 3,740 1,503 3,444 1,698 4,426 1,479
Mixed-dry/Hot-dry 12,037 1,873 2,932 582 1,652 461 1,075 834
Hot-humid 12,831 1,776 2,066 512 1,979 674 1,878 622
Marine 2,454 774 Q Q 335 Q Q Q
Number of floors                
One 39,809 3,644 9,153 2,996 8,616 1,916 4,419 2,097
Two 20,206 3,577 2,925 1,157 1,986 2,030 3,765 1,209
Three 8,140 1,877 683 236 349 426 1,967 594
Four to nine 13,535 3,949 Q Q Q Q 1,987 1,605
Ten or more 5,404 2,904 N Q Q N Q Q
Elevators and escalators
(more than one may apply)
               
Any elevators 32,120 9,940 1,841 Q 947 796 6,057 2,513
Number of elevators                
One 11,158 2,722 1,029 Q 358 480 3,694 657
Two to five 12,817 4,116 813 Q Q Q 2,309 1,036
Six or more 8,145 3,101 N Q Q Q Q 820
Any escalators 3,654 1,387 N Q 476 Q N 668
Number of workers (main shift)                
Fewer than 5 17,751 1,003 4,003 1,671 1,236 2,397 504 1,695
5 to 9 8,973 1,206 1,496 780 1,291 751 544 941
10 to 19 9,623 1,276 2,201 794 1,232 595 774 540
20 to 49 14,514 2,134 2,028 778 2,590 560 3,156 635
50 to 99 13,476 2,556 1,330 Q 2,333 Q 3,829 537
100 to 249 10,941 2,059 1,473 Q 1,789 Q 2,899 596
250 or more 11,815 5,718 547 Q 859 N 533 614
Weekly operating hours                
Fewer than 40 8,220 227 800 288 228 2,208 855 690
40 to 48 15,828 4,530 3,221 1,109 710 651 3,420 666
49 to 60 20,529 5,981 3,798 1,612 1,968 705 3,867 811
61 to 84 15,867 2,198 1,541 1,001 5,272 556 2,303 1,380
85 to 167 9,395 788 1,867 254 2,047 Q 1,454 1,206
Open continuously 17,253 2,228 1,850 Q 1,105 Q 340 806
Ownership and occupancy                
Nongovernment owned 67,550 12,815 12,316 3,800 11,298 4,542 3,084 3,178
Owner occupied 30,637 3,169 5,098 1,803 3,189 4,097 2,471 2,049
Leased to tenant(s) 26,115 7,118 5,989 1,629 6,566 224 327 508
Owner occupied and leased 8,873 2,528 1,229 368 1,543 Q Q 620
Unoccupied 1,925 N N N N N N N
Government owned 19,543 3,136 761 830 Q Q 9,154 2,381
Federal 1,573 600 Q Q Q N Q Q
State 5,539 1,203 Q Q Q N 2,408 514
Local 12,431 1,333 Q 375 Q Q 6,689 1,736
Party responsible for operation
and maintenance of energy
systems
               
Building owner 73,702 14,126 9,847 3,593 7,195 4,471 11,988 5,009
Business owner or tenant 11,309 1,261 2,924 905 4,011 Q Q 372
Property management 1,250 474 Q Q Q N Q Q
Other 832 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Provider of direct input on energy-
related equipment purchases
               
Building owner 76,271 14,481 10,526 3,801 8,046 4,479 12,011 5,078
Business owner or tenant 8,256 921 2,071 695 2,808 Q Q Q
Property management 880 294 Q Q Q N Q Q
Other 1,686 255 Q Q 368 Q Q Q
Number of establishments                
One 54,994 7,318 9,157 3,396 3,827 3,864 11,241 3,850
2 to 5 17,756 3,988 3,128 957 2,483 694 998 1,307
6 to 10 4,425 1,693 325 Q 1,613 N N Q
11 to 20 3,704 1,234 Q Q 1,775 N N Q
More than 20 3,821 1,719 Q N 1,632 N N Q
Currently unoccupied 2,393 N N N N N N N
Campus or complex activity                
Not part of a campus or complex 52,275 10,225 8,220 3,021 7,219 3,178 5,692 2,977
Primary or secondary school 4,616 Q Q Q N Q 4,060 241
College or university 4,068 521 Q Q N N 1,879 696
Office complex 3,456 2,904 Q Q Q N Q Q
Retail complex 5,159 Q Q 273 3,909 N N Q
Storage complex 3,212 Q 2,774 Q Q N N N
Religious campus or complex 1,932 Q N N Q 1,371 244 Q
Health care complex 3,362 Q Q N N N Q Q
Lodging or resort complex 1,295 Q Q Q Q N Q Q
Transportation complex 554 Q Q Q N N N 240
Government complex 2,107 967 Q Q N N Q Q
Other 5,057 577 1,568 754 Q N 232 668
Predominant exterior wall material                
Brick, stone, or stucco 40,463 7,746 2,526 1,300 4,385 3,066 8,615 2,397
Concrete (block or poured) 20,726 2,887 3,576 1,454 4,661 475 2,267 1,221
Concrete panels 8,693 2,306 2,786 Q 606 Q 437 302
Siding or shingles 5,750 977 652 276 550 527 374 759
Metal panels 8,673 738 3,086 1,389 977 292 439 617
Window glass 1,340 884 Q N Q Q Q Q
Other 856 240 Q Q Q Q Q Q
No one major type 592 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Predominant roof material                
Metal surfacing 15,916 1,662 4,177 2,019 1,973 809 1,512 1,292
Synthetic or rubber 25,817 5,633 3,234 1,192 3,696 475 3,980 1,747
Built-up 21,835 4,721 3,020 478 3,196 445 4,427 965
Slate or tile shingles 4,306 667 Q Q 143 800 848 Q
Wooden materials (including
shingles)
1,139 178 Q Q Q Q Q Q
Asphalt, fiberglass, or
other shingles
15,104 2,608 1,626 522 1,660 1,923 1,166 788
Concrete 1,642 385 Q Q Q N Q Q
Other 678 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
No one major type 657 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Roof characteristics                
Roof tilt                
Flat 49,623 11,075 6,462 2,044 6,860 780 8,079 2,388
Shallow pitch 23,853 2,845 5,720 1,847 3,591 763 2,944 2,082
Steeper pitch 13,617 2,031 896 739 879 3,015 1,215 1,088
Cool roof 19,630 3,914 2,889 820 3,023 582 3,350 1,013
Renovations in buildings
constructed before 2008
(more than one may apply)
               
Any type of renovation 42,216 9,372 4,758 1,580 4,837 2,413 6,293 3,044
Addition or annex 13,022 1,613 1,267 485 1,075 931 3,335 775
Reduction in floorspace 1,753 599 Q Q Q Q Q Q
Roof replacement 20,917 4,716 1,836 814 2,133 1,542 3,714 1,472
Exterior wall replacement 4,230 767 512 Q 494 Q 855 Q
Interior wall reconfiguration 21,340 6,558 2,021 647 2,310 699 2,643 1,636
Window replacement 12,265 2,882 938 499 972 764 2,418 1,133
HVAC equipment upgrade 26,779 6,326 2,307 975 3,201 1,359 4,485 1,919
Lighting upgrade 25,503 6,019 2,448 820 3,025 982 4,268 2,047
Electrical upgrade 16,160 3,743 1,527 441 1,909 773 2,588 1,255
Plumbing system upgrade 13,828 3,544 1,089 347 1,303 625 2,139 1,098
Insulation upgrade 7,607 1,662 750 373 639 439 1,243 642
Fire, safety, or security upgrade 17,196 4,610 1,460 390 1,325 748 3,183 1,169
Structural upgrade 3,913 735 Q Q Q Q 574 400
Other 848 Q Q N Q Q Q Q
No renovations 39,154 5,931 7,238 2,805 5,590 1,948 5,143 2,155
Buildings constructed 2008 or later 5,723 649 1,081 245 902 Q 802 360
Energy sources
(more than one may apply)
               
Electricity 84,869 15,952 12,568 4,512 11,320 4,557 12,239 5,559
Natural gas 58,725 10,290 7,007 2,790 8,493 3,016 9,520 3,888
Fuel oil 20,200 5,328 1,773 733 1,119 391 2,185 1,663
District heat 5,964 1,794 Q Q Q N 1,155 888
District chilled water 4,608 1,096 N N N Q 1,292 880
Propane 7,706 358 1,516 555 839 487 877 858
Other 3,826 757 549 383 482 Q 806 288
Space-heating energy sources
(more than one may apply)
               
Electricity 49,030 10,281 6,476 2,193 8,132 2,656 6,254 2,645
Natural gas 49,511 8,555 6,499 2,758 7,435 2,671 7,967 3,337
Fuel oil 4,351 560 Q 393 306 Q 1,074 Q
District heat 5,925 1,794 Q Q Q N 1,155 888
Propane 3,067 209 293 432 386 366 307 306
Other 1,010 Q Q 370 Q Q Q Q
Primary space-heating
energy source
               
Electricity 26,205 6,053 3,556 981 3,901 1,472 2,972 1,184
Natural gas 42,988 7,445 5,855 2,247 6,337 2,482 7,188 2,820
Fuel oil 2,542 296 Q 254 Q Q 649 Q
District heat 5,797 1,772 Q Q Q N 1,096 883
Propane 1,948 166 Q 253 Q 313 Q 270
Other 598 Q Q 249 Q Q Q Q
Cooling energy sources
(more than one may apply)
               
Electricity 76,034 15,179 10,059 3,758 11,121 4,271 10,673 4,629
Natural gas 732 Q Q N Q N Q N
District chilled water 4,608 1,096 N N N Q 1,292 880
Water-heating energy sources
(more than one may apply)
               
Electricity 42,755 9,572 7,195 2,303 8,922 2,481 4,160 2,094
Natural gas 39,523 6,015 3,545 1,416 5,490 1,962 7,712 2,813
Fuel oil 1,911 Q Q Q Q Q 638 Q
District heat 4,551 1,368 N Q Q N 842 742
Propane 1,575 Q Q Q Q Q Q Q
Cooking energy sources
(more than one may apply)
               
Electricity 25,151 3,637 669 447 4,107 1,966 5,876 1,980
Natural gas 24,770 2,799 Q Q 4,886 1,799 5,686 1,484
Propane 2,001 Q Q Q Q Q 420 241
Energy end uses
(more than one may apply)
               
Buildings with space heating 80,078 15,753 9,987 4,157 10,794 4,511 12,099 5,323
Buildings with cooling 79,294 15,882 10,120 3,773 11,121 4,271 11,811 5,235
Buildings with water heating 79,015 15,663 10,041 3,763 10,960 4,337 11,905 5,318
Buildings with cooking 38,546 5,230 922 517 6,396 3,394 8,479 2,751
Buildings with manufacturing 5,078 684 1,996 465 529 Q Q Q
Buildings with electricity
generation
25,642 6,027 2,326 422 2,281 Q 4,126 1,878
Percent of floorspace heated                
Not heated 7,015 198 3,091 474 536 Q Q 236
1 to 50 10,130 758 4,737 767 914 496 Q 544
51 to 99 14,650 3,558 843 747 3,302 710 1,699 996
100 55,298 11,437 4,407 2,643 6,577 3,305 10,178 3,783
Percent of floorspace cooled                
Not cooled 7,799 Q 2,958 857 209 286 428 324
1 to 50 18,891 1,305 7,911 2,446 1,480 633 1,810 981
51 to 99 22,728 5,750 722 514 4,324 1,024 3,532 1,589
100 37,676 8,828 1,487 813 5,317 2,614 6,469 2,665
Percent lit when open                
Zero 322 N 223 Q N N N Q
1 to 50 12,628 1,732 3,750 813 695 1,665 530 728
51 to 99 34,814 6,723 3,431 1,240 6,509 1,654 5,777 2,699
100 35,726 7,497 4,881 2,304 4,116 1,236 5,932 2,093
Building never open/electricity
not used
3,603 N 793 Q Q Q N Q
Percent lit during off hours                
Zero 24,746 4,290 5,462 2,074 1,415 2,515 3,764 2,114
1 to 50 50,753 10,621 6,116 2,157 8,677 2,034 8,106 2,704
51 to 100 6,926 827 519 Q 603 Q 354 644
Building always open with
no "off hours"
2,443 Q Q Q Q N Q Q
Electricity not used 2,225 N 509 Q Q N N N
Heating equipment
(more than one may apply)
               
Heat pumps 11,846 2,667 1,138 356 1,419 581 2,209 727
Furnaces 8,654 1,691 1,294 497 1,423 927 564 582
Individual space heaters 20,766 3,727 3,480 1,919 2,568 859 1,750 1,560
District heat 5,925 1,794 Q Q Q N 1,155 888
Boilers 22,443 4,650 841 433 1,138 1,359 6,637 1,621
Packaged heating units 49,188 8,407 7,297 2,498 9,434 2,801 6,107 3,016
Other 1,574 Q Q Q 872 Q Q Q
Cooling equipment
(more than one may apply)
               
Residential-type central air
conditioners
14,765 2,270 2,567 1,143 2,510 1,632 912 948
Heat pumps 12,538 2,913 1,216 414 1,716 714 2,304 661
Individual air conditioners 12,420 2,184 1,566 701 763 712 2,074 628
District chilled water 4,608 1,096 N N N Q 1,292 880
Central chillers 17,041 5,050 465 Q 419 Q 4,127 1,038
Packaged air conditioning units 45,153 7,993 6,472 1,854 9,094 2,229 5,934 2,672
Swamp coolers 1,918 Q Q Q 415 Q Q Q
Other 328 Q Q Q N Q Q Q
Main equipment replaced since
1990 (more than one may apply)
               
Heating 27,558 5,774 3,135 1,499 4,000 1,518 4,341 1,609
Cooling 30,702 6,682 3,284 1,433 4,343 1,627 4,677 1,748
Water-heating equipment                
Centralized system 47,534 8,724 5,204 2,695 4,705 2,850 7,580 3,389
Distributed system 12,688 2,934 3,449 669 1,492 711 1,269 514
Combination of centralized and
distributed system
18,793 4,006 1,388 Q 4,763 776 3,057 1,415
Lighting equipment types
(more than one may apply)
               
Incandescent 38,406 7,541 3,094 1,026 6,646 3,015 5,004 3,035
Standard fluorescent 80,081 15,547 11,280 4,142 10,714 4,293 12,180 5,208
Compact fluorescent 53,816 11,438 4,040 1,569 8,053 3,187 8,559 4,125
High-intensity discharge (HID) 23,396 3,858 2,934 980 3,959 839 4,376 1,922
Halogen 28,059 5,598 2,438 1,024 5,925 1,540 3,069 2,172
LED 22,071 5,034 998 Q 5,118 902 2,135 1,955
Other 446 Q N N Q N Q Q
Refrigeration equipment
(more than one may apply)
               
Any refrigeration 73,645 13,979 8,584 3,626 10,328 4,243 11,319 4,956
Walk-in units 28,361 3,419 848 Q 6,088 Q 7,060 1,545
Cases or cabinets 28,719 3,969 1,027 Q 6,876 837 5,760 1,758
Large cold storage areas 4,171 Q 883 N 1,200 Q Q Q
Commercial ice makers 32,734 5,458 1,695 Q 5,554 1,064 6,152 2,189
Residential-type or compact units 62,381 12,888 7,545 3,145 8,831 3,789 8,956 4,309
Vending machines 43,936 8,853 4,998 1,710 7,074 449 7,666 2,714
No refrigeration 13,448 1,973 4,493 1,005 1,002 314 920 603
Office equipment
(more than one may apply)
               
Desktop computers 77,063 15,652 10,176 3,812 10,959 3,531 12,078 4,978
With flat screen monitors 76,160 15,617 10,042 3,750 10,841 3,366 12,060 4,847
With multiple monitors 30,946 10,183 3,981 749 4,226 900 3,608 1,787
Laptop computers 63,486 14,372 7,930 2,437 8,418 2,790 11,055 4,035
Dedicated servers 53,369 13,118 6,637 1,794 8,029 1,476 8,774 2,986
Laser printers 54,256 12,832 7,291 2,352 7,249 1,583 8,664 3,167
Inkjet printers 36,235 6,190 4,679 2,010 5,283 2,380 5,518 2,721
FAX machines 66,682 14,084 8,917 3,376 10,377 2,473 10,318 3,802
Photocopiers 59,277 13,626 7,276 1,883 7,938 3,097 10,526 3,557
Number of desktop computers                
None 10,030 299 2,902 818 370 1,027 161 581
1 to 4 15,669 1,170 2,550 1,727 1,755 2,040 587 1,557
5 to 9 9,422 1,471 1,648 841 1,731 529 623 588
10 to 19 9,388 1,385 2,003 531 2,293 Q 563 424
20 to 49 13,094 2,303 2,320 Q 3,252 Q 1,389 800
50 to 99 8,284 2,073 918 Q 1,078 Q 2,364 358
100 to 249 9,728 2,276 648 Q 609 Q 3,487 599
250 or more 11,478 4,973 Q N Q N 3,065 652
Number of laptop computers                
None 23,607 1,580 5,147 2,193 2,912 1,767 1,184 1,524
1 to 4 21,161 2,871 3,943 1,711 3,386 1,870 1,228 1,861
5 to 9 8,345 1,510 1,429 Q 1,896 549 951 434
10 to 19 8,343 1,578 1,136 Q 1,872 Q 1,110 509
20 to 49 9,643 2,458 1,070 Q 919 Q 2,705 385
50 to 99 5,234 1,416 Q Q Q Q 1,906 Q
100 to 249 5,217 1,723 Q Q Q N 1,907 Q
250 or more 5,542 2,817 Q N Q N 1,248 Q
Number of dedicated servers                
None 33,724 2,834 6,441 2,836 3,300 3,081 3,465 2,573
1 to 4 34,097 5,745 5,189 1,703 5,539 1,414 6,085 1,845
5 to 9 6,241 1,712 879 Q 1,401 Q 995 Q
10 to 19 5,711 2,126 Q Q 924 N 975 Q
20 to 49 3,758 1,756 Q Q Q N 513 332
50 or more 3,562 1,778 Q N N N Q Q
Number of photocopiers                
None 27,816 2,325 5,801 2,748 3,392 1,460 1,712 2,002
One 17,080 1,756 2,819 979 3,252 1,850 1,590 1,201
2 to 4 20,312 3,873 3,099 573 2,752 1,146 5,157 939
5 to 9 8,863 2,242 967 Q 1,483 Q 2,446 486
10 or more 13,022 5,755 Q Q 451 Q 1,333 931
Number of TVs or video displays                
None 24,339 3,231 7,446 1,890 1,733 1,241 2,280 1,087
One 9,990 1,871 1,866 1,157 1,311 1,001 746 506
2 to 4 16,465 3,294 2,680 1,129 2,152 1,384 1,922 1,515
5 to 9 8,148 2,389 622 Q 1,203 515 1,211 605
10 to 19 8,168 2,084 Q Q 1,609 Q 1,909 417
20 to 49 8,058 1,404 Q N 2,512 Q 2,261 553
50 to 99 4,378 659 Q N 657 N 1,409 Q
100 or more 7,547 1,019 Q N Q N Q 535
Food preparation or serving areas
in non-food service buildings
(more than one may apply)
               
Snack bar or concession stand 9,884 1,298 Q Q 1,715 Q 2,528 1,421
Fast food or small restaurant 9,787 1,447 Q Q 4,977 N Q 754
Cafeteria or large restaurant 15,222 2,575 Q N 1,245 Q 6,511 533
Commercial kitchen/
food preparation area
16,150 1,197 Q Q 2,021 1,103 4,816 1,074
Small kitchen area 14,054 1,994 490 295 1,592 2,345 2,077 1,576
Separate computer areas
(more than one may apply)
               
Data center or server farm 11,105 4,531 919 Q Q Q 1,900 691
Computer-based training room 17,723 3,988 869 Q 2,527 Q 5,956 899
Student or public computer center 14,341 693 Q Q 1,230 Q 8,374 904
HVAC conservation features
(more than one may apply)
               
Economizer cycle 30,749 7,386 2,278 536 4,679 560 6,261 2,322
Regular HVAC maintenance 69,244 14,341 8,172 2,895 9,752 3,195 11,572 4,621
Building automation system (BAS)2 37,051 8,284 1,637 602 6,262 1,063 8,736 2,643
Window and interior lighting
features (more than one may
apply)
               
Multipaned windows 60,362 11,693 7,350 2,517 8,908 3,023 9,139 3,653
Tinted window glass 45,025 9,863 5,313 1,903 7,446 1,880 6,064 2,745
Reflective window glass 15,908 3,795 1,606 653 3,214 658 1,826 885
External overhangs or awnings 32,188 5,382 3,470 1,158 7,794 1,350 3,860 2,380
Skylights or atriums 22,261 3,725 3,776 593 3,592 728 3,914 1,690
Light scheduling 30,263 6,665 2,373 760 7,976 709 3,731 2,154
Occupancy sensors 35,871 8,606 4,273 837 6,082 639 6,278 2,381
Multi-level lighting or dimming 14,534 2,686 435 Q 3,971 859 1,934 1,222
Daylight harvesting 6,114 1,385 602 Q 1,806 Q 631 431
Demand responsive lighting 4,738 432 551 Q 2,389 Q 318 Q
Building automation system (BAS) for lighting2 12,068 2,643 561 Q 4,744 Q 1,505 812
Equipment usage reduced when
building not in full use
(more than one may apply)
               
Heating 63,167 13,273 7,047 3,228 9,624 4,082 11,092 4,175
Cooling 62,516 13,422 7,012 3,019 10,129 3,843 10,556 4,053
Lighting 78,594 15,543 11,140 4,234 10,566 4,482 12,124 5,327
     
1These climate regions were created by the Building America program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).
2In earlier CBECS publications, BAS was referred to as Energy Management and Control System (EMCS).
Q = Data withheld either because the Relative Standard Error (RSE) was greater than 50 percent or fewer than 20 buildings were sampled.
N = No cases in reporting sample.
Notes: • Because of rounding, data may not sum to totals. • See
Guide to the 2012 CBECS Detailed Tables or CBECS Terminology for definition of terms used in these tables and/or comparison of differences with prior CBECS tables. Both references can be accessed from http://www.eia.gov/consumption/commercial/data/2012/
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Office of Energy Consumption and Efficiency Statistics, Form EIA-871A of the 2012 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey.