Residential Sector
Canada
Table 27: Heating System Stock by Building Type and Heating System Type
  1990   2015 2016
Total Heating System Stock (thousands) 10,425   15,006 15,190

Heating System Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 5,854   8,156 8,215
Single Attached 969   1,768 1,802
Apartments 3,380   4,802 4,890
Mobile Homes 222   280 282

Shares (%)
Single Detached 56.2   54.4 54.1
Single Attached 9.3   11.8 11.9
Apartments 32.4   32.0 32.2
Mobile Homes 2.1   1.9 1.9

Heating System Stock by Heating System Type (thousands)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 1,463   13 7
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 34   1,116 1,140
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0   0 0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 4,061   54 25
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 221   2,638 2,513
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 303   4,319 4,576
Electric 2,933   4,364 4,390
Heat Pump 239   748 767
Other1 87   146 147
Wood 180   282 286

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 536   708 713
Wood/Heating Oil 253   336 338
Natural Gas/Electric 30   81 83
Heating Oil/Electric 85   200 204

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 14.0   0.1 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.3   7.4 7.5
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 38.9   0.4 0.2
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 2.1   17.6 16.5
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 2.9   28.8 30.1
Electric 28.1   29.1 28.9
Heat Pump 2.3   5.0 5.1
Other1 0.8   1.0 1.0
Wood 1.7   1.9 1.9

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 5.1   4.7 4.7
Wood/Heating Oil 2.4   2.2 2.2
Natural Gas/Electric 0.3   0.5 0.5
Heating Oil/Electric 0.8   1.3 1.3

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.