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

Regulations are current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2023-06-21. Previous Versions

PART 2Energy-Using Products (continued)

DIVISION 1Household Appliances (continued)

SUBDIVISION ERefrigerators and Combination Refrigerator-Freezers (continued)

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

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

  • Marginal note:Testing standard — refrigerators

    (2) A 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 refrigerator as defined in section 39.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard — combination-refrigerator freezers

    (3) A combination 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 combination-refrigerator freezer as defined in section 39.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    Energy-using ProductTesting StandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Refrigerators and combination refrigerator-freezersCSA C300-12CSA C300-12, Table 1On or after February 3, 1995 and before September 15, 2014
    2Refrigerators and combination refrigerator-freezersCSA C300-15CSA C300-15, Table 1On or after September 15, 2014

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 refrigerator or combination refrigerator-freezer:

    • (a) its type;

    • (b) the volume of its fresh food compartment;

    • (c) the volume of its freezer compartment, if any;

    • (d) its adjusted volume; and

    • (e) its annual energy consumption, expressed in kilowatt hours.

  • Marginal note:Standard

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

    • (a) CSA C300-12, if the product was manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before September 15, 2014; or

    • (b) CSA C300-15, if the product is manufactured on or after September 15, 2014.

    • (c) [Repealed, SOR/2019-163, s. 7]

SUBDIVISION FFreezers

Marginal note:Definition of freezer

 In this Subdivision, freezer means a household freezer that has a capacity of 850 L (30 cubic feet) or less.

Marginal note:Size category

 For the purposes of these Regulations, the size category of a freezer is the capacity range set out below within which the actual size of the product falls or that is closest to the actual size of the product:

  • (a) less than 155 L (5.5 cubic feet);

  • (b) 155 to 210 L (5.5 to 7.4 cubic feet);

  • (c) 211 to 267 L (7.5 to 9.4 cubic feet);

  • (d) 268 to 324 L (9.5 to 11.4 cubic feet);

  • (e) 325 to 380 L (11.5 to 13.4 cubic feet);

  • (f) 381 to 437 L (13.5 to 15.4 cubic feet);

  • (g) 438 to 494 L (15.5 to 17.4 cubic feet);

  • (h) 495 to 550 L (17.5 to 19.4 cubic feet);

  • (i) 551 to 607 L (19.5 to 21.4 cubic feet);

  • (j) 608 to 664 L (21.5 to 23.4 cubic feet);

  • (k) 665 to 720 L (23.5 to 25.4 cubic feet);

  • (l) 721 to 777 L (25.5 to 27.4 cubic feet);

  • (m) 778 to 833 L (27.5 to 29.4 cubic feet); or

  • (n) 834 to 850 L (29.5 to 30.0 cubic feet).

Marginal note:Type

 For the purposes of these Regulations, a freezer is one of the types described in the product types (8) to (10A) and (16) to (18) of Table 1 to CSA C300-15.

Marginal note:Energy-using product

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

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5, 13 to 15 and 49, a freezer is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after February 3, 1995.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

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

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A 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 freezer as defined in section 45.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    Energy-using ProductTesting StandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1FreezersCSA C300-12CSA C300-12, Table 1On or after February 3, 1995 and before September 15, 2014
    2FreezersCSA C300-15CSA C300-15, Table 1On or after September 15, 2014

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 freezer:

    • (a) its type;

    • (b) its total refrigerated volume;

    • (c) its adjusted volume;

    • (d) its annual energy consumption, expressed in kilowatt hours; and

    • (e) its ice freezing capacity, expressed in kilograms per 24 hours.

  • Marginal note:Standard

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

    • (a) CSA C300-12, if the product was manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before September 15, 2014; or

    • (b) CSA C300-15, if the product is manufactured on or after September 15, 2014.

    • (c) [Repealed, SOR/2019-163, s. 12]

SUBDIVISION GElectric Ranges

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

conventional cooking top

conventional cooking top means a cooking top that is not a modular cooking top. (table de cuisson traditionnelle)

E

E means energy consumption, expressed in kilowatt hours per month. (E)

electric range

electric range means a household electric range. It does not include a portable range that is designed for an electrical supply of 120 V or a microwave oven. (cuisinière électrique)

modular cooking top

modular cooking top means a cartridge that consists of at least one surface element and that can be plugged into a receptacle on the surface of an electric range. (table de cuisson modulaire)

Marginal note:Size category

 For the purposes of these Regulations, the size category of an electric range that has at least one surface element and at least one oven is one of the following, based on the product’s exterior width:

  • (a) 60.96 cm (24 inches);

  • (b) 76.2 cm (30 inches);

  • (c) 91.44 cm (36 inches); or

  • (d) 121.92 cm (48 inches).

Marginal note:Type

 For the purposes of these Regulations, an electric range is one of the following types:

  • (a) if it has at least one oven, either self-cleaning or non-self-cleaning; and

  • (b) if it has no oven, all models.

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) An electric range is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5, 13 to 15 and 55, an electric range is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after February 3, 1995.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 2 of the table to this section apply to electric ranges described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 3.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) An electric range complies with the energy efficiency standard if it meets that standard when tested in accordance with testing procedures established by CSA C358-03 that are applicable to an electric range as defined in section 51.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemEnergy-using ProductEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Electric ranges that have at least one surface element and at least one ovenE ≤ 0.93 V + 14.3On or after February 3, 1995 and before August 1, 2003
    2Electric ranges that have at least one surface element and at least one ovenCSA C358-03, clause 8(a)On or after August 1, 2003
    3Electric ranges that have at least one oven but no surface elementsE ≤ 38On or after February 3, 1995 and before August 1, 2003
    4Electric ranges that have at least one oven but no surface elementsCSA C358-03, clause 8(c)On or after August 1, 2003
    5Electric ranges that are counter-mounted and have at least one surface element on a conventional cooking top but have no ovenE ≤ 34On or after February 3, 1995 and before August 1, 2003
    6Electric ranges that are counter-mounted and have at least one surface element on a modular cooking top but have no ovenE ≤ 43On or after February 3, 1995 and before August 1, 2003
    7Electric ranges that are counter-mounted and have at least one surface element but have no ovenCSA C358-03, clause 8(b)On or after August 1, 2003

Marginal note:Information

 For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the information set out in column 2 of the table to this section must be collected in accordance with CSA C358-03 and provided to the Minister in respect of an electric range described in column 1.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2
ItemEnergy-using ProductInformation
1Electric ranges that have at least one surface element and at least one oven and that were manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before August 1, 2003
  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) volume, in L, of usable oven space;

  • (c) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) cooking top the product has, namely, conventional or modular; and

  • (e) information that indicates whether product is free-standing or built-in.

2Electric ranges that have at least one surface element and at least one oven and that are manufactured on or after August 1, 2003
  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) volume, in L, of usable oven space;

  • (c) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) oven configuration, namely, single oven or double oven;

  • (e) baking mode the product has, namely, normal bake or normal bake with forced convection;

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

  • (g) annual clock energy consumption in kWh.

3Electric ranges that have at least one oven but no surface element and that were manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before August 1, 2003
  • (a) volume, in L, of usable oven space for each oven;

  • (b) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (c) oven configuration, namely, single oven, double oven or double oven with microwave upper oven; and

  • (d) information that indicates whether product is built-in or wall-mounted.

4Electric ranges that have at least one oven but no surface element and that are manufactured on or after August 1, 2003
  • (a) type;

  • (b) volume, in L, of usable oven space for each oven;

  • (c) exterior oven width;

  • (d) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (e) oven configuration, namely, single oven, double oven or double oven with microwave upper oven;

  • (f) baking mode the product has, namely, normal bake or normal bake with forced convection;

  • (g) information that indicates whether product is built-in or wall-mounted; and

  • (h) annual clock energy consumption in kWh.

5Electric ranges that are counter-mounted, have at least one surface element but no oven and were manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before August 1, 2003
  • (a) annual energy consumption in kWh; and

  • (b) cooking top configuration, namely, conventional or modular.

6Electric ranges that are counter-mounted, have at least one surface element but no oven and are manufactured on or after August 1, 2003
  • (a) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (b) exterior oven width; and

  • (c) annual clock energy consumption in kWh.

 

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