Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 22: Single Detached Heating System Stock by Heating System Type
  2000   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total Single Detached Heating System Stock (thousands) 869.2   874.9 881.3 889.3 898.2 907.6 918.9 929.3 937.5

Heating System Stock by Heating System Type (thousands)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 15.3   10.2 5.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 14.3   18.7 21.5 23.1 25.8 28.3 30.8 31.5 31.5
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 212.4   195.7 177.8 159.5 139.0 118.8 98.6 80.8 64.3
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 156.9   168.4 184.6 199.8 213.7 224.0 233.9 243.3 249.4
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 88.6   95.7 106.6 117.4 128.2 136.6 145.2 153.5 165.5
Electric 242.8   242.3 237.3 237.0 236.0 241.3 248.2 254.3 258.0
Heat Pump 24.8   26.1 27.3 28.6 29.8 30.9 32.4 33.7 34.8
Other1 14.5   14.9 15.3 15.2 15.1 14.9 14.8 14.7 14.5
Wood 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 60.4   62.0 63.6 65.1 66.3 67.5 68.7 70.0 71.1
Wood/Heating Oil 21.1   21.7 22.3 22.8 23.2 23.6 24.1 24.5 24.9
Natural Gas/Electric 12.4   12.9 13.3 13.8 14.1 14.5 14.9 15.2 15.6
Heating Oil/Electric 6.0   6.2 6.5 6.8 7.0 7.2 7.4 7.7 7.9

Shares (%)
Heating Oil – Normal Efficiency 1.8   1.2 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil – Medium Efficiency 1.6   2.1 2.4 2.6 2.9 3.1 3.4 3.4 3.4
Heating Oil – High Efficiency 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas – Normal Efficiency 24.4   22.4 20.2 17.9 15.5 13.1 10.7 8.7 6.9
Natural Gas – Medium Efficiency 18.0   19.2 20.9 22.5 23.8 24.7 25.5 26.2 26.6
Natural Gas – High Efficiency 10.2   10.9 12.1 13.2 14.3 15.1 15.8 16.5 17.7
Electric 27.9   27.7 26.9 26.6 26.3 26.6 27.0 27.4 27.5
Heat Pump 2.8   3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7
Other1 1.7   1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5
Wood 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Dual Systems
Wood/Electric 6.9   7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.6
Wood/Heating Oil 2.4   2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7
Natural Gas/Electric 1.4   1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7
Heating Oil/Electric 0.7   0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.