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

Regulations are current to 2023-01-25 and last amended on 2022-12-21. Previous Versions

PART 2Energy-Using Products (continued)

DIVISION 3Heat Pumps (continued)

SUBDIVISION CLarge Heat Pumps (continued)

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 large heat pump described in column 1.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardInformation
1Large heat pumps manufactured on or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010CSA C746-98
  • (a) product classification set out in columns II and III of Table 2 of CSA C746-98;

  • (b) cooling capacity, in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) energy efficiency ratio;

  • (d) heating capacity, in kW (Btu/h);

  • (e) heating coefficient of performance at 8.3°C;

  • (f) heating coefficient of performance at –8.3°C; and

  • (g) information that indicates whether the product has a heating section and, if so, whether it is electric or other than electric.

2Large heat pumps manufactured on or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018

CSA C746-06

AHRI 340/360 for IEER

  • (a) product classification set out in columns II and III of Table 2 of CSA C746-06;

  • (b) cooling capacity, in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) energy efficiency ratio;

  • (d) heating capacity, in kW (Btu/h);

  • (e) heating coefficient of performance at 8.3°C;

  • (f) heating coefficient of performance at –8.3°C;

  • (g) information that indicates whether the product has a heating section and, if so, whether it is electric or other than electric; and

  • (h) IEER.

3Large heat pumps manufactured on or after January 1, 2018CSA C746-17
  • (a) product classification set out in columns II and III of Table 2 of CSA C746-17;

  • (b) cooling capacity, in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) energy efficiency ratio;

  • (d) heating capacity, in kW (Btu/h);

  • (e) heating coefficient of performance at 8.3°C;

  • (f) heating coefficient of performance at –8.3°C;

  • (g) information that indicates whether the product has a heating section and, if so, whether it is electric or other than electric; and

  • (h) IEER.

SUBDIVISION DPackaged Terminal Heat Pumps

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

CSA C744-04

CSA C744-04 means the joint CSA and AHRI standard ANSI/AHRI 310/380-2004/CAN/CSA-C744-04 entitled Standard for Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. (CSA C744-04)

CSA C744-17

CSA C744-17 means the joint CSA and AHRI standard ANSI/AHRI 310/380-2017/CSA-C744-17 entitled Packaged terminal air conditioners and heat pumps. (CSA C744-17)

packaged terminal heat pump

packaged terminal heat pump means a factory-built packaged heat pump that consists of a separate unencased refrigeration system and uses reverse cycle refrigeration as its primary heat source. (thermopompe terminale autonome)

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A packaged terminal heat pump is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 201, a packaged terminal heat pump is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after December 31, 1998.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 2 of the table to this section apply to packaged terminal heat pumps that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 3.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A packaged terminal heat pump 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 1 that are applicable to a packaged terminal heat pump as defined in section 199.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1CSA C744-04CSA C744-04, Table 2On or after December 31, 1998 and before September 30, 2012
    2CSA C744-17CSA C744-17, Table 2On or after September 30, 2012

Marginal note:Information

  •  (1) For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the following information must be provided to the Minister in respect of a packaged terminal heat pump:

    • (a) its cooling capacity, expressed in kilowatts (British thermal units per hour);

    • (b) its energy efficiency ratio;

    • (c) its heating capacity, expressed in kilowatts (British thermal units per hour);

    • (d) its heating coefficient of performance; and

    • (e) if applicable, identification of the product as a replacement unit.

  • Marginal note:Standard

    (2) The information must be collected in accordance with

    • (a) CSA C744-04, if the product was manufactured on or after December 31, 1998 and before September 30, 2012; or

    • (b) CSA C744-17, if the product is manufactured on or after September 30, 2012.

SUBDIVISION ESingle Package Central Heat Pumps

[
  • SOR/2022-265, s. 14
]

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

off mode power consumption

off mode power consumption means the power consumption when the unit is connected to mains power but is not providing cooling or heating. (consommation d’énergie en mode arrêt)

single package central heat pump

single package central heat pump means a single-phase or three-phase air-to-air central heat pump that is a single package unit and that has a cooling or heating capacity of less than 19 kW (65,000 Btu/h), but does not include a single package vertical heat pump. (thermopompe centrale monobloc)

single package heat pump

single package heat pump[Repealed, SOR/2022-265, s. 15]

through-the-wall

through-the-wall means, in respect of a single package central heat pump, one that has a cooling capacity less than or equal to 8.79 kW (30,000 Btu/h), that is designed to be installed through an exterior wall and that is manufactured prior to January 1, 2023. (murale)

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A single package central heat pump is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 205, a single package central heat pump is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after February 3, 1995.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards — single-phase

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 3 of Table 1 to this section apply to single-phase single package central heat pumps described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards — three-phase

    (1.1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 3 of Table 2 to this section apply to three-phase single package central heat pumps described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A single package central heat pump 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 single package central heat pump as defined in section 203.

    TABLE 1

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductTesting StandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Single package central heat pumps, other than those that are through-the-wall or small-duct and high-velocity

    CSA C656-14 for seasonal energy efficiency ratio and heating seasonal performance factor

    10 C.F.R. Appendix M for off mode power consumption

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 14.0

    Heating seasonal performance factor (Region V) ≥ 7.0

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 33 W

    On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
    2Single package central heat pumps that are through-the-wall

    CSA C656-05 for seasonal energy efficiency ratio and heating seasonal performance factor

    10 C.F.R. Appendix M for off mode power consumption

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0

    Heating seasonal performance factor (Region V) ≥ 6.4

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 33 W

    On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
    3Single package central heat pumps that are small-duct and high-velocity

    CSA C656-14 for seasonal energy efficiency ratio and heating seasonal performance factor

    10 C.F.R. Appendix M for off mode power consumption

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0

    Heating seasonal performance factor (Region V) ≥ 6.3

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 30 W

    On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
    4Single package central heat pumps, other than those that are space-constrained10 C.F.R. Appendix M1

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio 2 ≥ 13.4

    Heating seasonal performance factor 2 (Region V) ≥ 5.4

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 33 W

    On or after January 1, 2023 and before January 1, 2025
    5Single package central heat pumps that are space-constrained10 C.F.R. Appendix M1

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio 2 ≥ 11.9

    Heating seasonal performance factor 2 (Region V) ≥ 5.0

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 33 W

    On or after January 1, 2023 and before January 1, 2025
    6Single package central heat pumps, other than those that are space-constrained10 C.F.R. Appendix M1 with the very low temperature heating test (H4) conducted at -15°C (5°F)

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio 2 ≥ 13.4

    Heating seasonal performance factor 2 (Region V) ≥ 5.4

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 33 W

    On or after January 1, 2025
    7Single package central heat pumps that are space-constrained10 C.F.R. Appendix M1 with the very low temperature heating test (H4) conducted at -15°C (5°F)

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio 2 ≥ 11.9

    Heating seasonal performance factor 2 (Region V) ≥ 5.0

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 33 W

    On or after January 1, 2025

    TABLE 2

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductTesting StandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Single package central heat pumps, other than those that are through-the-wall or small-duct and high-velocityCSA C656-14

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 14.0

    Heating seasonal performance factor (Region V) ≥ 7.0

    On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
    2Single package central heat pumps, other than those that are space-constrainedCSA C656-14

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 14.0

    Heating seasonal performance factor (Region V) ≥ 7.0

    On or after January 1, 2023
    3Single package central heat pumps that are through-the-wallCSA C656-05

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0

    Heating seasonal performance factor (Region V) ≥ 6.4

    On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
    4Single package central heat pumps that are space-constrainedCSA C656-14

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0

    Heating seasonal performance factor (Region V) ≥ 6.4

    On or after January 1, 2023
    5Single package central heat pumps that are small-duct and high-velocityCSA C656-14

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0

    Heating seasonal performance factor (Region V) ≥ 6.3

    On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
 
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