Residential Sector
Canada
Table 27: Heating System Stock by Building Type and Heating System Type
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Heating System Stock (thousands) 10,425   14,307 14,476 14,841 15,020 15,199

Heating System Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 5,854   7,926 7,994 8,133 8,194 8,244
Single Attached 969   1,628 1,659 1,724 1,761 1,794
Apartments 3,381   4,482 4,549 4,705 4,783 4,878
Mobile Homes 222   272 274 279 281 283

Shares (%)
Single Detached 56.1   55.4 55.2 54.8 54.6 54.2
Single Attached 9.3   11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.8
Apartments 32.4   31.3 31.4 31.7 31.8 32.1
Mobile Homes 2.1   1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9

Heating System Stock by Heating System Type (thousands)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 1,463   15 14 12 10 7
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 34   814 803 797 778 763
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0   0 0 0 0 0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 4,061   401 276 154 87 44
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 221   1,925 1,886 1,837 1,758 1,664
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 303   1,366 1,525 1,773 1,963 2,180
Electric 2,933   7,667 7,820 8,038 8,169 8,253
Heat Pump 239   645 666 696 714 733
Other1 87   83 83 88 88 88
Wood 180   170 169 190 188 190

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 536   658 663 673 677 682
Wood/Heating Oil 253   314 317 322 323 325
Natural Gas/Electric 30   73 74 76 77 79
Heating Oil/Electric 85   178 180 185 188 192

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 14.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.3   5.7 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.0
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 39.0   2.8 1.9 1.0 0.6 0.3
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 2.1   13.5 13.0 12.4 11.7 10.9
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 2.9   9.5 10.5 11.9 13.1 14.3
Electric 28.1   53.6 54.0 54.2 54.4 54.3
Heat Pump 2.3   4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.8
Other1 0.8   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Wood 1.7   1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.3

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 5.1   4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5
Wood/Heating Oil 2.4   2.2 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.1
Natural Gas/Electric 0.3   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Heating Oil/Electric 0.8   1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.