Residential Appliance Details
  1990   2014 2015
Total Appliance Energy Use (PJ)a 176.8   207.9 201.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 173.0   199.5 192.7
Natural Gas 3.8   8.4 8.5

Energy Use by Appliance Type (PJ)a
Refrigerator 58.2   30.2 28.5
Freezer 23.5   10.1 9.7
Dishwasher1 4.7   2.8 2.6
Clothes Washer1 3.5   2.6 2.3
Clothes Dryer 31.2   38.3 37.1
Range 27.3   34.1 32.7
Other Appliances2 28.3   89.9 88.4

Activity
Total Households (thousands)a,b 9,895   13,989 14,137
Energy Intensity (GJ/household)a,b 17.9   14.9 14.2

Heat Loss by Appliance Type (PJ)a
Refrigerator 24.6   13.7 12.2
Freezer 10.0   4.7 4.2
Dishwasher1 0.7   0.4 0.4
Clothes Washer1 0.8   0.7 0.5
Clothes Dryer 3.7   4.9 4.5
Range 9.6   12.8 11.6
Other Appliances2 12.0   40.8 37.8

Appliances per Household by Appliance Typea,b
Refrigerator 1.18   1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.57   0.54 0.54
Dishwasher 0.42   0.60 0.60
Clothes Washer 0.74   0.81 0.81
Clothes Dryer 0.72   0.84 0.84
Range 0.98   1.00 1.00
Other Appliances2 10.12   16.82 17.66

Footnotes:

1) Excludes hot water requirements.
2) “Other Appliances” includes small appliances such as televisions, video cassette recorders, digital video disc players, radios, computers and toasters.

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
b) Statistics Canada, Survey of Household Spending, 1997–2015, Ottawa, 2017.