Residential Sector
Canada
Table 28: Single Detached Heating System Stock by Heating System Type
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Single Detached Heating System Stock (thousands) 5,854   7,994 8,133 8,194 8,244

Heating System Stock by Heating System Type (thousands)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 740   2 2 2 2
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 23   425 420 407 398
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0   0 0 0 0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 2,358   94 25 7 0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 139   1,085 1,051 999 938
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 177   839 963 1,058 1,165
Electric 1,329   3,861 3,930 3,961 3,958
Heat Pump 199   555 578 591 605
Other1 53   47 50 50 49
Wood 26   8 18 17 16

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 497   611 620 624 628
Wood/Heating Oil 231   287 291 292 294
Natural Gas/Electric 23   54 55 56 57
Heating Oil/Electric 59   126 129 131 134

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 12.6   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.4   5.3 5.2 5.0 4.8
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 40.3   1.2 0.3 0.1 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 2.4   13.6 12.9 12.2 11.4
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 3.0   10.5 11.8 12.9 14.1
Electric 22.7   48.3 48.3 48.3 48.0
Heat Pump 3.4   6.9 7.1 7.2 7.3
Other1 0.9   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Wood 0.4   0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 8.5   7.6 7.6 7.6 7.6
Wood/Heating Oil 3.9   3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6
Natural Gas/Electric 0.4   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Heating Oil/Electric 1.0   1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.