Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 30: Apartments and Mobile Homes Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Total Apartments Water Heater Stock (thousands) 369.1   381.9 396.6 406.4 418.7 444.0 461.9 481.9 494.4

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 166.9   170.4 175.1 178.7 182.0 192.7 200.1 205.4 208.0
Natural Gas 186.0   194.5 205.4 212.6 222.6 237.7 248.2 262.7 273.2
Heating Oil 12.3   12.6 11.7 10.2 8.4 7.7 7.3 7.4 6.7
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 3.0   3.3 3.4 3.7 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.3 3.1
Wood 0.9   1.0 1.1 1.2 1.7 2.1 2.7 3.0 3.3

Shares (%)
Electricity 45.2   44.6 44.1 44.0 43.5 43.4 43.3 42.6 42.1
Natural Gas 50.4   50.9 51.8 52.3 53.2 53.5 53.7 54.5 55.3
Heating Oil 3.3   3.3 2.9 2.5 2.0 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.4
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.8   0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.6
Wood 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7
Total Mobile Homes Water Heater Stock (thousands) 50.2   50.6 52.0 52.6 53.6 56.0 56.9 58.1 58.2

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 22.7   22.6 23.0 23.1 23.3 24.3 24.7 24.8 24.5
Natural Gas 25.3   25.8 26.9 27.5 28.5 30.0 30.6 31.7 32.1
Heating Oil 1.7   1.7 1.5 1.3 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.4   0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 45.2   44.6 44.1 44.0 43.5 43.4 43.3 42.6 42.1
Natural Gas 50.4   50.9 51.8 52.3 53.2 53.5 53.7 54.5 55.3
Heating Oil 3.3   3.3 2.9 2.5 2.0 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.4
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.8   0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.6
Wood 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.