Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 27: Cooling System Stock by Type, New Unit Efficiencies, Stock Efficiencies and Unit Capacity Ratio
  1990   2015 2016
Total Cooling System Stock (thousands) 74.5   518.5 543.4

System Stock by Type (thousands)
Room 35.8   302.5 319.6
Central 38.7   215.9 223.8

Shares (%)
Room 48.1   58.3 58.8
Central 51.9   41.7 41.2

New Unit Efficiencies
Room (EER)1 7.1   12.0 12.0
Central (SEER)2 9.1   13.0 13.0

Stock Efficiencies
Room (EER)1 6.8   11.3 11.4
Central (SEER)2 8.6   11.9 12.1

Unit Capacity Ratio (Btu/hour)
Room 10,114   9,121 9,132
Central 32,356   33,215 33,213

Footnotes:

1) Energy Efficiency Ratio.
2) Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio.