Residential Sector
Canada
Table 29: Single Attached Heating System Stock by Heating System Type
  1990   2015 2016
Total Single Attached Heating System Stock (thousands) 969   1,768 1,802

Heating System Stock by Heating System Type (thousands)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 140   1 1
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 3   121 125
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0   0 0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 427   7 3
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 26   337 322
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 37   629 669
Electric 257   493 499
Heat Pump 16   61 63
Other1 8   19 19
Wood 31   57 58

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 10   15 15
Wood/Heating Oil 5   7 7
Natural Gas/Electric 1   4 4
Heating Oil/Electric 7   17 17

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 14.4   0.1 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 0.3   6.9 6.9
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 44.1   0.4 0.2
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 2.7   19.1 17.9
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 3.8   35.6 37.1
Electric 26.6   27.9 27.7
Heat Pump 1.6   3.4 3.5
Other1 0.9   1.1 1.1
Wood 3.2   3.2 3.2

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 1.0   0.8 0.8
Wood/Heating Oil 0.5   0.4 0.4
Natural Gas/Electric 0.1   0.2 0.2
Heating Oil/Electric 0.7   1.0 1.0

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.