Residential Appliance Unit Energy Consumption (UEC)
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
UEC1 for New Electric Appliances (kWh/year)a
Refrigerator 956   416 416 407 432
Freezer 714   362 362 340 331
Dishwasher2 277   75 75 75 73
Clothes Washer2 134   36 37 34 35
Clothes Dryer 1,103   929 929 924 922
Range 772   525 525 523 535

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

UEC1 for Stock of Electric Appliances (kWh/year)b
Refrigerator 1,504   511 498 484 474
Freezer 1,272   381 378 375 373
Dishwasher2 338   105 99 94 89
Clothes Washer2 145   76 70 64 59
Clothes Dryer 1,294   915 915 916 917
Range 803   632 617 604 592

UEC1 for Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (kWh/year)b
Clothes Dryer 1,480   880 880 880 880
Range 1,519   1,227 1,226 1,226 1,226

Footnotes:

1) Unit energy consumption (UEC) is based on rated efficiency.
2) Excludes hot water requirements.

Sources:

a) Special tabulations from the Canadian Appliance Manufacturers Association, 1990–2011. Data for 2012 onward were provided by the Association of Home Appliance Manufactuers, Canada, 2017.
b) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.