Residential Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 28: Water Heater Stock by Building Type and Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Water Heater Stock (thousands) 328.3   426.3 433.9 435.7 439.0

Water Heater Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 222.9   284.5 287.4 288.1 289.1
Single Attached 19.1   29.6 30.8 31.0 31.4
Apartments 72.1   95.2 98.6 99.5 101.2
Mobile Homes 14.2   17.0 17.2 17.2 17.2

Shares (%)
Single Detached 67.9   66.7 66.2 66.1 65.9
Single Attached 5.8   6.9 7.1 7.1 7.2
Apartments 22.0   22.3 22.7 22.8 23.1
Mobile Homes 4.3   4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 179.4   254.8 264.8 271.3 278.7
Natural Gas 0.0   8.0 8.8 9.7 10.7
Heating Oil 127.5   147.0 143.5 137.8 132.5
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 16.5   12.7 13.0 13.2 13.4
Wood 4.8   3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7

Shares (%)
Electricity 54.7   59.8 61.0 62.3 63.5
Natural Gas 0.0   1.9 2.0 2.2 2.4
Heating Oil 38.8   34.5 33.1 31.6 30.2
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 5.0   3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1
Wood 1.5   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.