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Energy Efficiency Regulations, 2016 (SOR/2016-311)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2024-03-27. Previous Versions

PART 2Energy-Using Products (continued)

DIVISION 1Household Appliances (continued)

SUBDIVISION HGas Ranges

Marginal note:Definition of gas range

 In this Subdivision, gas range means a household propane or natural gas range that has an electrical power source, is used for food preparation and provides at least one of the following functions:

  • (a) surface cooking;

  • (b) oven cooking; and

  • (c) broiling.

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A gas range is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 59, a gas range is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after February 3, 1995.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standard

 The energy efficiency standard that applies to a gas range is that it must not have a continuously burning pilot light.

Marginal note:Information

 For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the following information must be collected in accordance with CSA C358-03 and provided to the Minister in respect of a gas range:

  • (a) the volume of usable oven space, expressed in litres;

  • (b) information that indicates whether the product is built-in or free-standing; and

  • (c) the broiler configuration, namely, open or closed.

SUBDIVISION IDehumidifiers

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

CSA C749-07

CSA C749-07 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C749-07 entitled Performance of Dehumidifiers. (CSA C749-07)

CSA C749-94

CSA C749-94 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C749-94 entitled Performance of Dehumidifiers. (CSA C749-94)

dehumidifier

dehumidifier means a household appliance that is primarily designed to remove moisture from the air and is

  • (a) self-contained and encased;

  • (b) electrically operated; and

  • (c) mechanically refrigerated. (déshumidificateur)

portable dehumidifier

portable dehumidifier means a dehumidifier that is not a whole-home dehumidifier. (déshumidificateur portatif)

10 C.F.R. Appendix X1

10 C.F.R. Appendix X1 means Appendix X1 to Subpart B of Part 430 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, entitled Uniform Test Method for Measuring the Energy Consumption of Dehumidifiers, as amended from time to time. (appendice X1 10 C.F.R.)

10 C.F.R. §430.32(v)(2)

10 C.F.R. §430.32(v)(2) means the table to paragraph 430.32(v)(2) of Subpart C, Part 430 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, as amended from time to time. (10 C.F.R. §430.32(v)(2))

whole-home dehumidifier

whole-home dehumidifier means a dehumidifier that is designed to be installed in an air duct. (déshumidificateur à conduit)

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A dehumidifier is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 63, a dehumidifier is not considered to be an energy-using product unless

    • (a) it is manufactured on or after December 31, 1998; and

    • (b) in the case of a whole-home dehumidifier, it is manufactured on or after June 13, 2019.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 3 of the table to this section apply to dehumidifiers described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A dehumidifier complies with the energy efficiency standard if it meets that standard when tested in accordance with testing procedures established by the standard set out in column 2 that are applicable to a dehumidifier as defined in section 61.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductTesting StandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1DehumidifiersCSA C749-94CSA C749-94, clause 4.2On or after December 31, 1998 and before October 1, 2007
    2DehumidifiersCSA C749-07CSA C749-07, Table 1On or after October 1, 2007 and before October 1, 2012
    3DehumidifiersCSA C749-07CSA C749-07, Table 1BOn or after October 1, 2012 and before June 13, 2019
    4Portable dehumidifiers10 C.F.R. Appendix X1Minimum integrated energy factor applicable, based on product’s capacity, as set out in 10 C.F.R. §430.32(v)(2)On or after June 13, 2019
    5Whole-home dehumidifiers10 C.F.R. Appendix X1Minimum integrated energy factor applicable, based on product’s case volume, as set out in 10 C.F.R. §430.32(v)(2)On or after June 13, 2019

Marginal note:Information

 For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the information set out in column 3 of the table to this section must be collected in accordance with the standard set out in column 2 and provided to the Minister in respect of a dehumidifier described in column 1.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemEnergy-using ProductTesting StandardInformation
1Dehumidifiers manufactured before October 1, 2007CSA C749-94
  • (a) water removal capacity, in L/day; and

  • (b) energy factor, in L/kWh.

2Dehumidifiers manufactured on or after October 1, 2007 and before June 13, 2019CSA C749-07
  • (a) water removal capacity, in L/day;

  • (b) energy factor, in L/kWh; and

  • (c) standby power, in watts.

3Dehumidifiers manufactured on or after June 13, 201910 C.F.R. Appendix X1
  • (a) if product is a portable dehumidifier, water removal capacity, in L/day;

  • (b) if product is a whole-home dehumidifier, case volume in litres (cubic feet);

  • (c) integrated energy factor, in L/kWh; and

  • (d) standby power, in watts.

SUBDIVISION JMicrowave Ovens

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

CSA C388-15

CSA C388-15 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C388-15 entitled Energy performance and capacity measurement of household microwave ovens. (CSA C388-15)

microwave oven

microwave oven means a household cooking appliance that is designed to cook or heat food in a compartment by means of microwave energy and includes one that has a thermal element that is designed for the surface browning of food. (four à micro-ondes)

10 C.F.R. Appendix I

10 C.F.R. Appendix I means Appendix I to Subpart B of Part 430 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, entitled Uniform Test Method for Measuring the Energy Consumption of Cooking Products, as amended from time to time. (appendice I 10 C.F.R.)

10 C.F.R. §430.32(j)(3)

10 C.F.R. §430.32(j)(3) means paragraph 430.32(j)(3) of Subpart C, Part 430 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, as amended from time to time. (10 C.F.R. §430.32(j)(3))

Marginal note:Type

 For the purposes of these Regulations, a microwave oven is one of the following types:

  • (a) microwave-only oven;

  • (b) countertop convection microwave oven;

  • (c) built-in convection microwave oven; or

  • (d) over-the-range convection microwave oven.

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A microwave oven is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 68, a microwave oven is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after March 31, 2019.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standard

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standard for a microwave oven is the standard set out for that type of microwave oven in 10 C.F.R. §430.32(j)(3).

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A microwave oven complies with the energy efficiency standard if it meets that standard when tested in accordance with testing procedures established by CSA C388-15 or 10 C.F.R. Appendix I that are applicable to a microwave oven as defined in section 65.

Marginal note:Information

 For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the following information must be provided to the Minister in respect of a microwave oven:

  • (a) its type;

  • (b) its volume, expressed in litres (cubic feet); and

  • (c) its standby power, expressed in watts, as collected in accordance with CSA C388-15 or 10 C.F.R. Appendix I.

SUBDIVISION KMiscellaneous Refrigeration Products

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

10 C.F.R. Appendix A

10 C.F.R. Appendix A means Appendix A to Subpart B, Part 430 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, entitled Uniform Test Method for Measuring the Energy Consumption of Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Miscellaneous Refrigeration Products, as amended from time to time, except for the waiver referred to in section 7 of that Appendix. (appendice A 10 C.F.R.)

10 C.F.R. §430.32(aa)(1)

10 C.F.R. §430.32(aa)(1) means the table to paragraph 430.32(aa)(1) of Subpart C, Part 430 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, as amended from time to time. (10 C.F.R. §430.32(aa)(1))

10 C.F.R. §430.32(aa)(2)

10 C.F.R. §430.32(aa)(2) means the table to paragraph 430.32(aa)(2) of Subpart C, Part 430 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, as amended from time to time. (10 C.F.R. §430.32(aa)(2))

miscellaneous refrigeration product

miscellaneous refrigeration product means a household refrigeration product, which includes a cooler and combination cooler refrigeration product, but does not include a refrigerator, refrigerator-freezer or freezer. (appareil de réfrigération divers)

Marginal note:Type

 For the purposes of these Regulations, a miscellaneous refrigeration product is one of the following types:

  • (a) if it was manufactured on or after January 1, 2008 and before October 28, 2019, a type described in any of the product types (19) or (20) of Table 1 to CSA C300-15; or

  • (b) if it is manufactured on or after October 28, 2019, a cooler of a product class described in 10 C.F.R. §430.32(aa)(1) or a combination cooler refrigeration product of a product class described in 10 C.F.R. §430.32(aa)(2).

 

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