Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 30: Apartments and Mobile Homes Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  2000   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total Apartments Water Heater Stock (thousands) 513.1   516.8 524.3 531.2 543.3 557.8 570.9 586.4 604.1

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 209.3   208.3 206.2 203.3 203.3 207.2 211.4 213.6 215.6
Natural Gas 290.3   294.4 303.3 313.5 325.9 336.8 346.1 359.2 375.3
Heating Oil 7.0   7.7 8.1 7.9 7.8 7.5 7.2 7.4 7.2
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 2.6   2.5 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.3
Wood 4.1   3.9 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 40.8   40.3 39.3 38.3 37.4 37.1 37.0 36.4 35.7
Natural Gas 56.6   57.0 57.8 59.0 60.0 60.4 60.6 61.2 62.1
Heating Oil 1.4   1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.5   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 0.8   0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6
Total Mobile Homes Water Heater Stock (thousands) 58.2   58.6 59.0 59.5 60.1 60.8 61.5 62.2 62.8

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 23.7   23.6 23.2 22.8 22.5 22.6 22.8 22.7 22.4
Natural Gas 32.9   33.4 34.1 35.1 36.1 36.7 37.3 38.1 39.0
Heating Oil 0.8   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2
Wood 0.5   0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 40.8   40.3 39.3 38.3 37.4 37.1 37.0 36.4 35.7
Natural Gas 56.6   57.0 57.8 59.0 60.0 60.4 60.6 61.2 62.1
Heating Oil 1.4   1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.5   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 0.8   0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.