Residential Sector
Canada
Table 29: Single Attached Heating System Stock by Heating System Type
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Single Attached Heating System Stock (thousands) 969   1,659 1,724 1,761 1,794

Heating System Stock by Heating System Type (thousands)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 140   2 1 1 1
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 3   80 80 79 78
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0   0 0 0 0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 428   47 31 17 5
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 25   233 227 218 207
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 37   219 260 292 325
Electric 257   941 980 1,007 1,027
Heat Pump 16   53 56 58 60
Other1 8   10 11 11 11
Wood 31   35 38 38 38

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 10   14 14 14 14
Wood/Heating Oil 5   6 6 6 6
Natural Gas/Electric 1   4 4 4 4
Heating Oil/Electric 7   15 16 16 16

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 14.4   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.3   4.8 4.7 4.5 4.3
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 44.2   2.8 1.8 0.9 0.3
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 2.6   14.0 13.2 12.4 11.5
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 3.8   13.2 15.1 16.6 18.1
Electric 26.6   56.7 56.9 57.2 57.3
Heat Pump 1.6   3.2 3.2 3.3 3.4
Other1 0.9   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Wood 3.2   2.1 2.2 2.1 2.1

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 1.0   0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Wood/Heating Oil 0.5   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Natural Gas/Electric 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Heating Oil/Electric 0.7   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.