Residential Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 29: Single Detached and Single Attached Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Total Single Detached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 222.9   227.0 231.1 235.6 238.7 244.4 248.4 249.3 252.2

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 121.8   125.5 128.3 131.6 133.1 134.7 137.8 136.7 138.2
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 86.6   87.4 89.2 90.8 92.9 96.9 98.2 101.3 103.2
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 11.2   11.0 10.6 10.4 9.0 7.9 6.6 4.9 3.6
Wood 3.3   3.2 3.0 2.8 3.7 4.9 5.8 6.3 7.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 54.7   55.3 55.5 55.9 55.8 55.1 55.5 54.8 54.8
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 38.8   38.5 38.6 38.6 38.9 39.6 39.5 40.6 40.9
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 5.0   4.8 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.3 2.7 2.0 1.4
Wood 1.5   1.4 1.3 1.2 1.5 2.0 2.3 2.5 2.8
Total Single Attached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 19.1   19.6 20.1 20.7 21.1 21.8 22.4 22.6 23.1

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 10.4   10.8 11.2 11.6 11.8 12.0 12.4 12.4 12.6
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 7.4   7.5 7.8 8.0 8.2 8.7 8.8 9.2 9.4
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 1.0   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.3
Wood 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 54.7   55.3 55.5 55.9 55.8 55.1 55.5 54.8 54.8
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 38.8   38.5 38.6 38.6 38.9 39.6 39.5 40.6 40.9
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 5.0   4.8 4.6 4.4 3.8 3.3 2.7 2.0 1.4
Wood 1.5   1.4 1.3 1.2 1.5 2.0 2.3 2.5 2.8

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.