Residential Sector
Canada
Table 28: Single Detached Heating System Stock by Heating System Type
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total Single Detached Heating System Stock (thousands) 5,854   7,976 8,040 8,103 8,156 8,215

Heating System Stock by Heating System Type (thousands)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 740   4 2 2 2 1
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 23   585 593 602 604 615
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0   0 0 0 0 0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 2,359   120 40 16 2 0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 139   1,630 1,595 1,538 1,469 1,389
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 176   1,986 2,127 2,251 2,372 2,491
Electric 1,330   1,844 1,842 1,829 1,817 1,804
Heat Pump 199   573 592 605 619 634
Other1 53   81 82 81 81 81
Wood 26   35 35 36 36 36

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 497   633 641 646 652 657
Wood/Heating Oil 231   298 301 302 304 305
Natural Gas/Electric 23   55 57 58 58 59
Heating Oil/Electric 59   131 134 137 140 142

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 12.6   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.4   7.3 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.5
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 40.3   1.5 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 2.4   20.4 19.8 19.0 18.0 16.9
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 3.0   24.9 26.5 27.8 29.1 30.3
Electric 22.7   23.1 22.9 22.6 22.3 22.0
Heat Pump 3.4   7.2 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7
Other1 0.9   1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Wood 0.4   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 8.5   7.9 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0
Wood/Heating Oil 3.9   3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7
Natural Gas/Electric 0.4   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Heating Oil/Electric 1.0   1.6 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.