Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 24: Apartments Heating System Stock by Heating System Type
  1990   2015 2016
Total Apartments Heating System Stock (thousands) 368.7   668.1 691.2

Heating System Stock by Heating System Type (thousands)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 43.6   0.5 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.6   23.3 24.7
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 176.6   7.1 2.2
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 8.3   152.0 146.2
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 16.9   208.8 231.9
Electric 96.1   226.1 233.8
Heat Pump 2.9   12.4 13.1
Other1 3.7   10.6 10.9
Wood 18.1   23.3 24.1

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 1.6   2.6 2.7
Wood/Heating Oil 0.2   0.3 0.3
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   1.1 1.2
Heating Oil/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 11.8   0.1 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.2   3.5 3.6
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 47.9   1.1 0.3
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 2.2   22.7 21.2
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 4.6   31.3 33.6
Electric 26.1   33.8 33.8
Heat Pump 0.8   1.9 1.9
Other1 1.0   1.6 1.6
Wood 4.9   3.5 3.5

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 0.4   0.4 0.4
Wood/Heating Oil 0.1   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.2 0.2
Heating Oil/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.