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

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2017-06-28. Previous Versions

Marginal note:CFL life information
  •  (1) Despite paragraph 5(1)(f), a dealer is not required to provide information related to the life of a CFL if

    • (a) at the time the information is to be provided the life testing of the product is not completed, but 40% of the product’s design life has been verified as described in subparagraph 4(3)(b)(ii); and

    • (b) the dealer provides the following information to the Minister together with the information provided under subsection 5(1):

      • (i) a statement indicating that 40% of the product’s design life has been verified,

      • (ii) the date on which life testing began,

      • (iii) the design life of the product, and

      • (iv) the number of hours of life that have been verified.

  • Marginal note:Verified CFL life

    (2) Within 30 days after the day on which the life testing of the CFL is completed, the dealer must provide the Minister with the following information:

    • (a) the product’s life as verified; and

    • (b) the name of the laboratory or manufacturing facility that performed the verification, if it is different from the name provided under subparagraph 5(1)(e)(ii).

Information Pertaining to Imports

Marginal note:Prescribed information
  •  (1) A dealer who, for the purpose of sale or lease, imports an energy-using product into Canada must, for the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, provide the following information to the Minister:

    • (a) the name of the product as prescribed in these Regulations;

    • (b) the brand name of the product, if any;

    • (c) the product’s model number or, in the case of a motor, the product’s model number or unique motor identifier;

    • (d) the dealer’s address; and

    • (e) a statement as to whether the product is being imported

      • (i) for sale or lease in Canada without modification,

      • (ii) for sale or lease in Canada after being modified to comply with the applicable energy efficiency standard, or

      • (iii) for incorporation into any other product that is to be exported from Canada.

  • Marginal note:Manner and time

    (2) The information must be provided by including it in any customs invoice or commercial invoice that is required to be provided in respect of the energy-using product under subsection 6(1) of the Accounting for Imported Goods and Payment of Duties Regulations and must be provided before the product is released under the Customs Act.

Exemptions from Certain Provisions of the Act

Marginal note:Exemption — product to be modified
  •  (1) A dealer is exempt from the application of paragraph 4(1)(a) of the Act if the dealer, for the purpose of modifying an energy-using product to comply with the applicable energy efficiency standard, ships the product from the province in which it was manufactured to another province or imports the product into Canada.

  • Marginal note:Requirements

    (2) The dealer must

    • (a) ensure that the product is brought into compliance with the applicable energy efficiency standard within 90 days after the day on which the product is shipped or imported;

    • (b) despite subsection 5(2), provide the information referred to in subsection 5(1) within 120 days after the day on which the product is shipped or imported; and

    • (c) if requested by the Minister, provide the Minister with any other information that is necessary to establish that the product has been brought into compliance with the applicable energy efficiency standard.

Marginal note:Exemption — incorporation into product for export

 A dealer is exempt from the application of sections 4 and 5 of the Act with respect to the shipment or importation of an energy-using product that is to be incorporated into any other product that is to be exported from Canada.

Marginal note:Exemption — product to be exported

 A dealer is exempt from the application of sections 4 and 5 of the Act if the dealer, for the purpose of exporting the energy-using product from Canada, ships the product from the province in which it was manufactured to another province or imports the product into Canada.

Marginal note:Exemption — motors with same unique motor identifier

 A dealer is exempt from the application of section 5 of the Act in respect of a motor if

  • (a) the information has been provided in respect of a motor that has the same unique motor identifier; and

  • (b) the motor is at least as energy efficient as the motor for which the information was provided.

PART 2Energy-Using Products

DIVISION 1Household Appliances

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Division.

10 C.F.R. Appendix D2

10 C.F.R. Appendix D2 means Appendix D2 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 Clothes Dryers, as amended from time to time. (appendice D2 10 C.F.R.)

CSA C300-00

CSA C300-00 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C300-00 entitled Energy Performance and Capacity of Household Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, and Freezers. (CSA C300-00)

CSA C300-12

CSA C300-12 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C300-12 entitled Energy Performance and Capacity of Household Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, Freezers and Wine Chillers. (CSA C300-12)

CSA C300-15

CSA C300-15 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C300-15 entitled Energy Performance and Capacity of Household Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers, Freezers and Wine Chillers. (CSA C300-15)

CSA C358-03

CSA C358-03 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C358-03 entitled Energy Consumption Test Methods for Household Electric Ranges. (CSA C358-03)

CSA C360-03

CSA C360-03 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C360-03 entitled Energy Performance, Water Consumption and Capacity of Household Clothes Washers. (CSA C360-03)

CSA C360-13

CSA C360-13 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C360-13 entitled Energy Performance, Water Consumption and Capacity of Household Clothes Washers. (CSA C360-13)

CSA C361-12

CSA C361-12 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C361-12 entitled Test Method for Measuring Energy Consumption and Drum Volume of Electrically Heated Household Tumble-Type Clothes Dryers. (CSA C361-12)

CSA C361-92

CSA C361-92 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C361-92 entitled Test Method for Measuring Energy Consumption and Drum Volume of Electrically Heated Household Tumble-Type Clothes Dryers. (CSA C361-92)

Labelling

Marginal note:EnerGuide label
  •  (1) An energy-using product prescribed in any of Subdivisions A to G of this Division must be labelled in the form set out in Schedule 1.

  • Marginal note:Manner of labelling

    (2) The label must be an adhesive tag, flap tag or hang tag that is attached to the product so that the tag is readily visible when the product is viewed from the front.

Marginal note:Paper — adhesive and flap tags
  •  (1) The paper that is used for adhesive tags or flap tags must weigh, exclusive of the release liner and adhesive, not less than the equivalent of 26.31 kg (58 pounds) per 500 sheets measuring 63.5 cm (25 inches) by 96.52 cm (38 inches).

  • Marginal note:Adhesive — adhesive and flap tags

    (2) The adhesive that is used to attach an adhesive tag or a flap tag to an energy-using product must

    • (a) render the tag easily removable from the product without the use of a tool or any liquid other than water; and

    • (b) have an adhesion capacity that is sufficient to prevent the tag from being dislodged from the product under normal handling conditions.

 
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