Residential Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 24: Apartments Heating System Stock by Heating System Type
  1990   2015 2016
Total Apartments Heating System Stock (thousands) 72.1   100.2 101.8

Heating System Stock by Heating System Type (thousands)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 41.0   3.6 2.2
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 2.3   53.4 55.6
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.1   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.4 0.4
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.0   1.5 1.5
Electric 16.4   25.9 26.3
Heat Pump 0.3   1.5 1.6
Other1 2.3   1.8 1.9
Wood 9.0   11.3 11.5

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 0.4   0.5 0.5
Wood/Heating Oil 0.2   0.3 0.3
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.0   0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 56.9   3.6 2.2
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 3.2   53.2 54.6
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 0.2   0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 0.0   0.4 0.4
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 0.1   1.4 1.4
Electric 22.8   25.8 25.8
Heat Pump 0.4   1.5 1.5
Other1 3.1   1.8 1.8
Wood 12.5   11.3 11.3

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 0.5   0.5 0.5
Wood/Heating Oil 0.3   0.3 0.3
Natural Gas/Electric 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heating Oil/Electric 0.0   0.1 0.1

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.