Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 29: Single Detached and Single Attached Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Single Detached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 745.8   996.5 1,010.0 1,016.9 1,023.2

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 337.3   427.4 442.0 453.8 465.4
Natural Gas 375.8   554.4 554.0 549.9 545.4
Heating Oil 24.8   6.6 5.9 5.2 4.5
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 6.0   5.3 5.7 6.0 6.4
Wood 1.9   2.8 2.4 2.0 1.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 45.2   42.9 43.8 44.6 45.5
Natural Gas 50.4   55.6 54.9 54.1 53.3
Heating Oil 3.3   0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.8   0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6
Wood 0.3   0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
Total Single Attached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 107.6   226.6 234.9 240.5 246.2

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 48.7   97.2 102.8 107.3 112.0
Natural Gas 54.2   126.1 128.8 130.1 131.2
Heating Oil 3.6   1.5 1.4 1.2 1.1
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.9   1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5
Wood 0.3   0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4

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

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.