Government of Canada / Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada

Search

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 10Commercial Refrigeration (continued)

SUBDIVISION ACommercial Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (continued)

Commercial Refrigerators

Marginal note:Energy-using product

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

  • Marginal note:Limits

    (2) However, a commercial refrigerator is not considered to be an energy-using product

    • (a) for the purposes of sections 4 and 5, unless

      • (i) it is self-contained and manufactured on or after April 1, 2007, or

      • (ii) it is remote-condensing and manufactured on or after January 1, 2012; and

    • (b) for the purpose of section 638, unless

      • (i) it is self-contained, closed and was manufactured on or after April 1, 2007 and before January 1, 2012, or

      • (ii) it is manufactured on or after January 1, 2012.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

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

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A commercial refrigerator 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 commercial refrigerator as defined in section 636.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Commercial refrigerators that are self-contained, closed and not transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.00441 V + 4.22On or after April 1, 2007 and before January 1, 2008
    2Commercial refrigerators that are self-contained, closed and not transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.00441 V + 2.76On or after January 1, 2008 and before January 1, 2010
    3Commercial refrigerators that are self-contained, closed and not transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.00353 V + 2.04On or after January 1, 2010 and before March 27, 2017
    4Commercial refrigerators that are self-contained and transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.00607 V + 5.78On or after April 1, 2007 and before January 1, 2008
    5Commercial refrigerators that are self-contained and transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.00607 V + 4.77On or after January 1, 2008 and before January 1, 2010
    6Commercial refrigerators that are self-contained and transparent and that do not have pull-down temperature reduction capabilityCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.00424 V + 3.34On or after January 1, 2010 and before March 27, 2017
    7Commercial refrigerators that are self-contained and transparent and that have pull-down temperature reduction capabilityCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.00445 V + 3.51On or after January 1, 2010 and before March 27, 2017
    8Commercial refrigerators that are self-contained and openCSA C657, Test Procedure ACSA C657, Table 5On or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017
    9Commercial refrigerators that are remote-condensingCSA C657, Test Procedure ACSA C657, Table 5On or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017
    10Commercial refrigeratorsCSA C657, Test Procedure BCSA C657, Table 6On or after March 27, 2017

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 commercial refrigerator:

    • (a) its Edaily;

    • (b) for each of its compartments,

      • (i) its equipment class designation and its TDA or V, as applicable, and

      • (ii) if it is tested at its lowest temperature setting, the integrated average temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius, at the lowest temperature setting.

  • Marginal note:Standards

    (2) The information must be collected in accordance with one of the following standards:

    • (a) CSA C657, Test Procedure A, if the product was manufactured before March 27, 2017; or

    • (b) CSA C657, Test Procedure B, if the product is manufactured on or after March 27, 2017.

Commercial Refrigerator-Freezers

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A commercial refrigerator-freezer is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limits

    (2) However, a commercial refrigerator-freezer is not considered to be an energy-using product

    • (a) for the purposes of sections 4 and 5, unless

      • (i) it is self-contained, is closed and is manufactured on or after April 1, 2007,

      • (ii) it is self-contained, is open and is manufactured on or after January 1, 2012, or

      • (iii) it is remote-condensing and is manufactured on or after January 1, 2012; and

    • (b) for the purpose of section 641, unless

      • (i) it is self-contained, is closed, is not transparent and is manufactured on or after April 1, 2007,

      • (ii) it is self-contained, is open or transparent and is manufactured on or after January 1, 2012, or

      • (iii) it is remote-condensing and is manufactured on or after January 1, 2012.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

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

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A commercial refrigerator-freezer 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 commercial refrigerator-freezer as defined in section 636.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Commercial refrigerator-freezers that are self-contained, closed and not transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.00964 AV + 2.63On or after April 1, 2007 and before January 1, 2008
    2Commercial refrigerator-freezers that are self-contained, closed and not transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.00964 AV + 1.65On or after January 1, 2008 and before January 1, 2010
    3Commercial refrigerator-freezers that are self-contained, closed and not transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ the greater of (0.00953 AV – 0.71) and 0.70On or after January 1, 2010 and before March 27, 2017
    4Commercial refrigerator-freezers that are self-contained and open or transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure ACSA C657, Table 5On or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017
    5Commercial refrigerator-freezers that are remote-condensingCSA C657, Test Procedure ACSA C657, Table 5On or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017
    6Commercial refrigerator-freezersCSA C657, Test Procedure BCSA C657, Table 6On or after March 27, 2017

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 commercial refrigerator-freezer described in column 1.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardInformation
1Commercial refrigerator-freezers that are self-contained, closed, not transparent and manufactured on or after April 1, 2007 and before March 27, 2017CSA C657, Test Procedure A
  • (a) Edaily;

  • (b) AV; and

  • (c) for each compartment tested at the lowest temperature setting, the integrated average temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius, at the lowest temperature setting.

2Commercial refrigerator-freezers that are self-contained, transparent and manufactured on or after April 1, 2007 and before January 1, 2012CSA C657, Test Procedure A
  • (a) Edaily;

  • (b) AV; and

  • (c) for each compartment tested at the lowest temperature setting, the integrated average temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius, at the lowest temperature setting.

3Commercial refrigerator-freezers that are self-contained, open or transparent and manufactured on or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017CSA C657, Test Procedure A
  • (a) Edaily;

  • (b) for each compartment tested at the lowest temperature setting, the integrated average temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius, at the lowest temperature setting; and

  • (c) for each compartment, its equipment class designation and TDA.

4Commercial refrigerator-freezers that are remote-condensing and manufactured on or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017CSA C657, Test Procedure A
  • (a) Edaily;

  • (b) for each compartment tested at the lowest temperature setting, the integrated average temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius, at the lowest temperature setting; and

  • (c) for each compartment, its equipment class designation and TDA.

5Commercial refrigerator-freezers that are manufactured on or after March 27, 2017CSA C657, Test Procedure B
  • (a) Edaily;

  • (b) for each compartment tested at the lowest temperature setting, the integrated average temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius, at the lowest temperature setting; and

  • (c) for each compartment, its equipment class designation and its TDA or V, as applicable.

Commercial Freezers

Marginal note:Energy-using product

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

  • Marginal note:Limits

    (2) However, a commercial freezer is not considered to be an energy-using product

    • (a) for the purposes of sections 4 and 5, unless

      • (i) it is self-contained and manufactured on or after April 1, 2007, or

      • (ii) it is remote-condensing and is manufactured on or after January 1, 2012; and

    • (b) for the purpose of section 644, unless

      • (i) it is self-contained, closed and was manufactured on or after April 1, 2007 and before January 1, 2012, or

      • (ii) it is manufactured on or after January 1, 2012.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

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

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A commercial freezer 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 commercial freezer as defined in section 636.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Commercial freezers that are self-contained and open, other than ice cream freezersCSA C657, Test Procedure ACSA C657, Table 5On or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017
    2Commercial freezers that are self-contained, closed and not transparent and have a volume of < 340 LCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 7.62On or after April 1, 2007 and before January 1, 2008
    3Commercial freezers that are self-contained, closed and not transparent and have a volume of < 340 LCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 7.07On or after January 1, 2008 and before January 1, 2010
    4Commercial freezers that are self-contained, closed and not transparent and have a volume of ≥ 340 LCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.0141 V + 2.83On or after April 1, 2007 and before January 1, 2008
    5Commercial freezers that are self-contained, closed and not transparent and have a volume of ≥ 340 LCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.0141 V + 2.28On or after January 1, 2008 and before January 1, 2010
    6Commercial freezers that are self-contained, closed and not transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.01413 V + 1.38On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2012
    7Commercial freezers that are self-contained, closed and not transparent, other than ice cream freezersCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.01413 V + 1.38On or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017
    8Commercial freezers that are self-contained and transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.0332 V + 5.10On or after April 1, 2007 and before January 1, 2010
    9Commercial freezers that are self-contained and transparentCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.02649 V + 4.10On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2012
    10Commercial freezers that are self-contained and transparent, other than ice cream freezersCSA C657, Test Procedure AEdaily ≤ 0.02649 V + 4.10On or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017
    11Commercial freezers that are remote-condensing, other than ice cream freezersCSA C657, Test Procedure ACSA C657, Table 5On or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017
    12Ice cream freezersCSA C657, Test Procedure ACSA C657, Table 5On or after January 1, 2012 and before March 27, 2017
    13Commercial freezersCSA C657, Test Procedure BCSA C657, Table 6On or after March 27, 2017
 
Date modified: