Residential Sector
Quebec
Table 28: Water Heater Stock by Building Type and Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Water Heater Stock (thousands) 2,748.1   3,631.2 3,674.0 3,747.4 3,785.1 3,820.7

Water Heater Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 1,216.2   1,664.0 1,678.1 1,702.3 1,709.7 1,715.8
Single Attached 170.4   302.9 308.3 316.1 321.1 326.6
Apartments 1,319.3   1,620.9 1,643.9 1,684.9 1,710.1 1,734.0
Mobile Homes 42.2   43.3 43.6 44.1 44.2 44.3

Shares (%)
Single Detached 44.3   45.8 45.7 45.4 45.2 44.9
Single Attached 6.2   8.3 8.4 8.4 8.5 8.5
Apartments 48.0   44.6 44.7 45.0 45.2 45.4
Mobile Homes 1.5   1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 2,370.4   3,349.1 3,401.3 3,476.8 3,519.4 3,560.0
Natural Gas 184.0   159.0 158.8 164.9 169.4 173.9
Heating Oil 180.9   117.0 108.1 99.9 90.6 81.2
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 6.6   1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Wood 6.1   5.1 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 86.3   92.2 92.6 92.8 93.0 93.2
Natural Gas 6.7   4.4 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6
Heating Oil 6.6   3.2 2.9 2.7 2.4 2.1
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.2   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Wood 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.