Residential Sector
Canada
Table 38: Unit Energy Consumption (UEC)1 for Stock of Appliances and New Appliances
  1990   1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
UEC1 for Stock of Electric Appliances (kWh/year)
Refrigerator 1,504   1,013 958 905 857 781 730 689 657
Freezer 1,272   789 733 680 632 588 553 522 495
Dishwasher2 338   243 233 224 214 202 190 178 168
Clothes Washer2 145   146 145 144 142 139 134 128 123
Clothes Dryer 1,294   1,095 1,073 1,054 1,037 1,022 1,007 992 978
Range 803   784 781 779 776 771 761 747 732

UEC1 for Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (kWh/year)
Clothes Dryer 1,480   893 888 885 883 882 881 880 880
Range 1,519   1,322 1,305 1,296 1,278 1,264 1,257 1,251 1,246

UEC1 for New Electric Appliances (kWh/year)
Refrigerator 956   646 640 559 506 487 478 469 481
Freezer 714   383 391 384 368 369 373 386 380
Dishwasher2 277   173 172 170 160 141 123 107 101
Clothes Washer2 134   114 113 111 109 101 83 65 58
Clothes Dryer 1,103   908 910 916 916 914 912 904 905
Range 772   759 760 763 756 709 653 573 537

UEC1 for New Natural Gas Appliances (kWh/year)
Clothes Dryer 925   880 880 880 880 880 880 880 880
Range 1,357   1,226 1,226 1,226 1,226 1,226 1,226 1,226 1,226

Footnotes:

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