Residential Sector
Canada
Table 38: Unit Energy Consumption (UEC)1 for Stock of Appliances and New Appliances
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
UEC1 for Stock of Electric Appliances (kWh/year)
Refrigerator 1,504   1,470 1,437 1,386 1,328 1,262 1,197 1,134 1,073
Freezer 1,272   1,236 1,206 1,165 1,117 1,052 983 919 852
Dishwasher2 338   331 323 314 302 291 283 267 254
Clothes Washer2 145   147 149 150 150 150 149 148 147
Clothes Dryer 1,294   1,280 1,260 1,233 1,204 1,186 1,164 1,142 1,119
Range 803   802 799 798 796 793 791 789 787

UEC1 for Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (kWh/year)
Clothes Dryer 1,480   1,399 1,339 1,240 1,175 1,122 1,039 958 912
Range 1,519   1,501 1,479 1,437 1,414 1,388 1,373 1,357 1,339

UEC1 for New Electric Appliances (kWh/year)
Refrigerator 956   931 902 720 650 642 640 657 654
Freezer 714   445 449 402 389 382 377 377 381
Dishwasher2 277   259 245 247 210 181 180 175 175
Clothes Washer2 134   135 135 129 119 118 119 119 117
Clothes Dryer 1,103   1,109 983 928 910 909 887 887 900
Range 772   778 779 782 774 771 774 772 771

UEC1 for New Natural Gas Appliances (kWh/year)
Clothes Dryer 925   912 906 903 896 889 880 880 880
Range 1,357   1,294 1,283 1,267 1,251 1,236 1,226 1,226 1,226

Footnotes:

1) Unit Energy Consumption is based on rated efficiency.
2) Excludes hot water requirements.