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

Regulations are current to 2020-07-28 and last amended on 2019-12-12. Previous Versions

PART 2Energy-Using Products (continued)

DIVISION 3Heat Pumps (continued)

SUBDIVISION AGround-Source Heat Pumps (continued)

Marginal note:Energy-using product

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

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 189, a ground-source 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

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

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A ground source 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 ground source heat pump as defined in section 187.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1CSA C446-94CSA C446-94, Table 2On or after February 3, 1995 and before June 1, 2006
    2CSA C13256-1

    CSA C13256-1, Table 10A, first row, for the open-loop system

    CSA C13256-1, Table 10A, second row, for the closed-loop system

    On or after June 1, 2006

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 ground-source heat pump:

    • (a) its AHRI type classification;

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

    • (c) its cooling coefficient of performance;

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

    • (e) its heating coefficient of performance; and

    • (f) the ground-source system for which the product is intended, namely, open-loop, closed-loop or both open-loop and closed-loop.

  • Marginal note:Standard

    (2) The information must be collected in accordance with

    • (a) CSA C446-94, if the product was manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before June 1, 2006; or

    • (b) CSA C13256-1, if the product is manufactured on or after June 1, 2006.

SUBDIVISION BInternal Water Loop Heat Pumps

Marginal note:Definition of internal water loop heat pump

 In this Subdivision, internal water loop heat pump means a water-source single package or split-system heat pump that is factory-built, is intended for installation in an internal water loop system and has a cooling or heating capacity of not more than 40 kW (135,000 Btu/h).

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 29(E)

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) An internal water loop heat pump is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 193, an internal water loop 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

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 2 of the table to this section apply to internal water loop heat pumps described in column 1.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) An internal water loop heat pump complies with the energy efficiency standard if it meets that standard when tested in accordance with testing procedures established by CSA C13256-1 that are applicable to an internal water loop heat pump as defined in section 191.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2
    ItemEnergy-using ProductEnergy Efficiency Standard
    1Internal water loop heat pumps that have a cooling capacity of < 5 kW

    Cooling coefficient of performance ≥ 3.28 with 30°C inlet water

    Heating coefficient of performance ≥ 4.2 with 20°C inlet water

    2Internal water loop heat pumps that have a cooling capacity of ≥ 5 kW but ≤ 40 kW

    Cooling coefficient of performance ≥ 3.52 with 30°C inlet water

    Heating coefficient of performance ≥ 4.2 with 20°C inlet water

Marginal note:Information

 For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the following information must be collected in accordance with CSA C13256-1 and provided to the Minister in respect of an internal water loop heat pump:

  • (a) its AHRI type classification;

  • (b) its voltage;

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

  • (d) its cooling coefficient of performance with 30°C inlet water;

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

  • (f) its heating coefficient of performance with 20°C inlet water.

SUBDIVISION CLarge Heat Pumps

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)

CSA C746-98

CSA C746-98 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C746-98 entitled Performance Standard for Rating Large Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. (CSA C746-98)

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 heat pump. (IEER)

large heat pump

large heat pump means a commercial or industrial unitary heat pump that is intended for air-conditioning and space-heating applications and that has 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 heat pump. (thermopompe de grande puissance)

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 30

Marginal note:Energy-using product

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

  • Marginal note:Limits

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 197, a large heat pump is not considered to be an energy-using product unless

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

    • (b) in the case of a large heat pump with a cooling capacity that is greater than or equal to 70 kW, it is manufactured on or after January 1, 2010.

 
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