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

Regulations are current to 2023-01-11 and last amended on 2022-12-21. Previous Versions

PART 2Energy-Using Products (continued)

DIVISION 2Air Conditioners, Condensing Units and Chillers (continued)

SUBDIVISION ARoom Air Conditioners (continued)

Marginal note:Form of labelling

 A room air conditioner must be labelled

  • (a) if it was manufactured before June 1, 2014, in the form set out in Schedule 2; or

  • (b) if it is manufactured on or after June 1, 2014, in the form set out in Schedule 3.

Marginal note:Manner of labelling

 The label must either be displayed on the principal display panel of the product’s package or must be one of the following:

  • (a) an adhesive tag that meets the requirements of section 14 and that is attached to the product or the principal display panel of its package;

  • (b) a flap tag that meets the requirements of section 14 and that is attached to the product; or

  • (c) a hang tag that meets the requirements of section 15 and that is attached to the product.

SUBDIVISION BLarge Air Conditioners

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

AHRI 340/360

AHRI 340/360 means the AHRI standard ANSI/AHRI 340/360-2007 entitled Performance Rating of Commercial and Industrial Unitary Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Equipment. (AHRI 340/360)

CSA C746-17

CSA C746-17 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C746-17 entitled Energy performance rating for large and single packaged vertical air conditioners and heat pumps. (CSA C746-17)

IEER

IEER means the integrated energy efficiency ratio, expressed in British thermal units per watt hour, that constitutes a single number cooling part-load efficiency metric of a large air conditioner. (IEER)

large air conditioner

large air conditioner means a commercial or industrial unitary air conditioner with a cooling capacity of at least 19 kW (65,000 Btu/h) but less than 223 kW (760,000 Btu/h). It does not include a single package vertical air conditioner. (climatiseur de grande puissance)

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A large air conditioner is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limits

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 118, a large air conditioner is not considered to be an energy-using product unless

    • (a) in the case of a large air conditioner with a cooling capacity of less than 70 kW, it is manufactured on or after December 31, 1998; and

    • (b) in the case of a large air conditioner with a cooling capacity of 70 kW or more, it is manufactured on or after January 1, 2010.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards — cooled by air

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 3 of Table 1 to this section apply to large air conditioners that are cooled by air and described in column 1 and that are manufactured during the period set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards — cooled by water

    (2) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 3 of Table 2 to this section apply to large air conditioners that are cooled by water and described in column 1 and that are manufactured during the period set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards — cooled by evaporation

    (2.1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 3 of Table 3 to this section apply to large air conditioners that are cooled by evaporation and described in column 1 and that are manufactured during the period set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (3) A large air conditioner complies with the energy efficiency standard set out in column 3 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 large air conditioner as defined in section 116.

    TABLE 1

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.3On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    2Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.2

    IEER ≥ 11.4

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    3Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.2

    IEER ≥ 12.9

    On or after January 1, 2018
    4Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 9.7On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    5Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.0

    IEER ≥ 11.2

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    6Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.0

    IEER ≥ 12.4

    On or after January 1, 2018
    7Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.0

    IEER ≥ 10.1

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    8Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.0

    IEER ≥ 11.6

    On or after January 1, 2018
    9Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.1On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    10Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.0

    IEER ≥ 11.2

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    11Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.0

    IEER ≥  12.7

    On or after January 1, 2018
    12Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 9.5On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    13Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.8

    IEER ≥ 11.0

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    14Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.8

    IEER ≥ 12.2

    On or after January 1, 2018
    15Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 9.8

    IEER ≥ 9.9

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    16Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 9.8

    IEER ≥ 11.4

    On or after January 1, 2018

    TABLE 2

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.5On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    2Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.5

    IEER ≥ 11.7

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    3Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.1

    IEER ≥ 11.7

    On or after January 1, 2018
    4Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.0On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    5Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.0

    IEER ≥ 11.2

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    6Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.5

    IEER ≥ 11.2

    On or after January 1, 2018
    7Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.3On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    8Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.3

    IEER ≥ 11.5

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    9Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.9

    IEER ≥ 11.5

    On or after January 1, 2018
    10Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.8On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    11Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.8

    IEER ≥ 11.0

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    12Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.3

    IEER ≥ 11.0

    On or after January 1, 2018
    13Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.0

    IEER ≥ 11.1

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    14Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.4

    IEER ≥ 11.1

    On or after January 1, 2018
    15Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.8

    IEER ≥ 10.9

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    16Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.2

    IEER ≥ 10.9

    On or after January 1, 2018

    TABLE 3

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.5On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    2Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.5

    IEER ≥ 11.7

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    3Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.1

    IEER ≥ 11.7

    On or after January 1, 2018
    4Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.0On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    5Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.0

    IEER ≥ 11.2

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    6Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0

    IEER ≥ 11.2

    On or after January 1, 2018
    7Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.3On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    8Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.3

    IEER ≥ 11.5

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    9Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 19 kW and < 40 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.9

    IEER ≥ 11.5

    On or after January 1, 2018
    10Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-98Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.8On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010
    11Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.8

    IEER ≥ 11.0

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    12Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 40 kW and < 70 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.8

    IEER ≥ 11.0

    On or after January 1, 2018
    13Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.0

    IEER ≥ 11.1

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    14Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and either without a heating section or with an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.9

    IEER ≥ 11.1

    On or after January 1, 2018
    15Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating section

    CSA C746-06 for energy efficiency ratio

    AHRI 340/360 for IEER

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 10.8

    IEER ≥ 10.9

    On or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018
    16Large air conditioners that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 70 kW and < 223 kW and a heating section other than an electric heating sectionCSA C746-17

    Energy efficiency ratio ≥ 11.7

    IEER ≥ 10.9

    On or after January 1, 2018
 
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