Residential Sector
British Columbia and Territories1
Table 24: Apartments Heating System Stock by Heating System Type
  1990   2015 2016
Total Apartment Heating System Stock (thousands) 373.7   676.5 699.9

Heating System Stock by Heating System Type (thousands)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 47.1   1.1 0.4
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.8   28.1 29.9
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 176.9   7.2 2.3
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 8.3   152.6 146.8
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 17.0   209.6 232.8
Electric 96.3   226.3 234.0
Heat Pump 2.9   12.4 13.1
Other1 4.1   11.3 11.7
Wood 18.4   23.7 24.6

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 12.6   0.2 0.1
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.2   4.2 4.3
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 47.4   1.1 0.3
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 2.2   22.6 21.0
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 4.5   31.0 33.3
Electric 25.8   33.5 33.4
Heat Pump 0.8   1.8 1.9
Other1 1.1   1.7 1.7
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.