Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 28: Water Heater Stock by Building Type and Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Water Heater Stock (thousands) 1,272.6   1,884.7 1,907.1 1,958.3 1,984.3 2,010.3

Water Heater Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 745.8   991.2 996.5 1,010.0 1,016.9 1,023.2
Single Attached 107.6   221.8 226.6 234.9 240.5 246.2
Apartments 368.9   603.9 615.9 644.3 657.3 670.9
Mobile Homes 50.2   67.8 68.1 69.1 69.5 70.0

Shares (%)
Single Detached 58.6   52.6 52.3 51.6 51.2 50.9
Single Attached 8.5   11.8 11.9 12.0 12.1 12.2
Apartments 29.0   32.0 32.3 32.9 33.1 33.4
Mobile Homes 3.9   3.6 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.5

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 575.5   777.8 817.9 856.9 885.5 914.4
Natural Gas 641.3   1,076.3 1,061.0 1,074.2 1,073.0 1,071.5
Heating Oil 42.4   14.7 12.6 11.5 10.2 8.9
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 10.3   9.1 10.2 11.1 11.8 12.5
Wood 3.2   6.8 5.4 4.7 3.9 3.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 45.2   41.3 42.9 43.8 44.6 45.5
Natural Gas 50.4   57.1 55.6 54.9 54.1 53.3
Heating Oil 3.3   0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.8   0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6
Wood 0.3   0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.