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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 1Household Appliances (continued)

SUBDIVISION BClothes Washers (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 clothes washer described in column 1.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardInformation
1Clothes washers manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before March 7, 2015CSA C360-03
  • (a) size category;

  • (b) capacity, in L, of clothes washer’s container;

  • (c) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) modified energy factor in L/kWh/cycle;

  • (e) water consumption factor in L/cycle/L;

  • (f) maximum wash temperature available, namely, ≤ 57.2°C or > 57.2°C;

  • (g) the wash/rinse temperature selections listed in Table 5 of CSA C360-03 the product has;

  • (h) water fill control system the product has, namely, manual or adaptive;

  • (i) rotational axis of clothes washer’s container, namely, horizontal or vertical; and

  • (j) method for payment the product has, if any.

2Household clothes washers manufactured on or after March 7, 2015CSA C360-13
  • (a) size category;

  • (b) capacity, in L, of clothes washer’s container;

  • (c) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) integrated modified energy factor in L/kWh/cycle;

  • (e) integrated water consumption factor in L/cycle/L;

  • (f) maximum wash temperature available, namely, ≤ 57.2°C or > 57.2°C;

  • (g) the wash/rinse temperature selections listed in Table 5 of CSA C360-13 the product has;

  • (h) water fill control system the product has, namely, manual or adaptive; and

  • (i) rotational axis of clothes washer’s container, namely, horizontal or vertical.

3Clothes washers, other than household clothes washers, manufactured on or after March 7, 2015 and before January 1, 2018CSA C360-03
  • (a) size category;

  • (b) capacity, in L, of clothes washer’s container;

  • (c) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) modified energy factor in L/kWh/cycle;

  • (e) water consumption factor in L/cycle/L;

  • (f) maximum wash temperature available, namely, ≤ 57.2°C or > 57.2°C;

  • (g) the wash/rinse temperature selections listed in Table 5 of CSA C360-03 the product has;

  • (h) water fill control system the product has, namely, manual or adaptive;

  • (i) rotational axis of clothes washer’s container, namely, horizontal or vertical; and

  • (j) method for payment the product has, if any.

4Clothes washers, other than household clothes washers, manufactured on or after January 1, 2018CSA C360-13
  • (a) size category;

  • (b) capacity, in L, of clothes washer’s container;

  • (c) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) modified energy factor in L/kWh/cycle;

  • (e) integrated water consumption factor in L/cycle/L;

  • (f) maximum wash temperature available, namely, ≤ 57.2°C or > 57.2°C;

  • (g) the wash/rinse temperature selections listed in Table 5 of CSA C360-13 the product has;

  • (h) water fill control system the product has, namely, manual or adaptive;

  • (i) rotational axis of clothes washer’s container, namely, horizontal or vertical; and

  • (j) method for payment the product has, if any.

SUBDIVISION CIntegrated Clothes Washer-Dryers

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

combination clothes washer-dryer

combination clothes washer-dryer means a household appliance that has

  • (a) a clothes washer function and clothes dryer function that utilize the same drum;

  • (b) a common control panel for both functions; and

  • (c) one power source. (laveuse-sécheuse combinée)

integrated clothes washer-dryer

integrated clothes washer-dryer means

  • (a) a household appliance that consists of a clothes washer component and a clothes dryer component located above, below or beside it, that is powered by one power source and that has its control panel located on one of the components; or

  • (b) a combination clothes washer-dryer. (laveuse-sécheuse)

V

V means

  • (a) in the case of an integrated clothes washer-dryer that is not a combination clothes washer-dryer, the volumes, expressed in litres, of the basket for the clothes washer component and of the drum for the clothes dryer component; or

  • (b) in the case of an integrated clothes washer-dryer that is a combination clothes washer-dryer, the volume, expressed in litres, of the drum. (V)

Marginal note:Size category — other than combination clothes washer-dryer

  •  (1) For the purposes of these Regulations, the size category of an integrated clothes washer-dryer that is not a combination clothes washer-dryer is

    • (a) compact, if it has a clothes dryer component with a drum capacity of less than 125 L (4.4 cubic feet) and a clothes washer component with a basket capacity of less than 45 L (1.6 cubic feet); or

    • (b) standard, if it has a clothes dryer component with a drum capacity of 125 L (4.4 cubic feet) or more and a clothes washer component with a basket capacity of 45 L (1.6 cubic feet) or more.

  • Marginal note:Size category — combination clothes washer-dryer

    (2) For the purposes of these Regulations, the size category of an integrated clothes washer-dryer that is a combination clothes washer is

    • (a) compact, if it has a drum capacity of less than 45 L (1.6 cubic feet); or

    • (b) standard, if it has a drum capacity of 45 L (1.6 cubic feet) or more.

Marginal note:Type

 For the purposes of these Regulations, an integrated clothes washer-dryer is one of the following types, namely, combination, over/under or side-by-side.

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) An integrated clothes washer-dryer is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5, 13 to 15 and 30, an integrated clothes washer-dryer 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 integrated clothes washer-dryers that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 3.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) An integrated clothes washer-dryer 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 an integrated clothes washer-dryer as defined in section 26.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1

    CSA C360-03 for clothes washer function

    CSA C361-92 for clothes dryer function

    CSA C360-03, Table 9, for clothes washer function

    CSA C361-92, Table 8.1, for clothes dryer function

    On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2007
    2

    CSA C360-03 for clothes washer function

    CSA C361-92 for clothes dryer function

    CSA C360-03, Table 10, for clothes washer function

    CSA C361-92, Table 8.1, for clothes dryer function

    On or after January 1, 2007 and before March 7, 2015
    3

    CSA C360-13 for clothes washer function

    CSA C361-16 or 10 C.F.R. Appendix D2 for clothes dryer function

    CSA C360-13, Table 9, for clothes washer function

    CSA C361-16, Table 1, for clothes dryer function

    On or after March 7, 2015 and before January 1, 2018
    4

    CSA C360-13 for clothes washer function

    CSA C361-16 or 10 C.F.R. Appendix D2 for clothes dryer function

    CSA C360-13, Table 10, for clothes washer function

    CSA C361-16, Table 1, for clothes dryer function

    On or after January 1, 2018

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 an integrated clothes washer-dryer described in column 1.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardInformation
1Integrated clothes washer-dryers manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before March 7, 2015

CSA C360-03 for clothes washer function

CSA C361-92 for clothes dryer function

  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) V;

  • (c) annual energy consumption, in kWh, for clothes washer function and clothes dryer function;

  • (d) modified energy factor in L/kWh/cycle for clothes washer function;

  • (e) energy factor in kg/kWh for clothes dryer function;

  • (f) water consumption factor in L/cycle/L;

  • (g) maximum water temperature available, namely, ≤ 57.2°C or > 57.2°C;

  • (h) which of the wash/rinse temperature
    selections listed in Table 5 of CSA C360-03 the product has;

  • (i) water fill control system the product has, namely, manual or adaptive; and

  • (j) drying controls the product has, namely, timed, auto-temp or auto-moisture.

2Integrated clothes washer-dryers manufactured on or after March 7, 2015

CSA C360-13 for clothes washer function

CSA C361-16 or 10 C.F.R. Appendix D2 for clothes dryer function

  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) V;

  • (c) annual energy consumption, in kWh, for clothes washer function and clothes dryer function;

  • (d) integrated modified energy factor in L/kWh/cycle for clothes washer function;

  • (e) combined energy factor in kg/kWh for clothes dryer function;

  • (f) integrated water consumption factor in L/cycle/L;

  • (g) maximum water temperature available, namely, ≤ 57.2°C or > 57.2°C;

  • (h) which of the wash/rinse temperature
    selections listed in Table 5 of CSA C360-13 the product has;

  • (i) water fill control system the product has, namely, manual or adaptive; and

  • (j) drying controls the product has, namely, timed, auto-temp or auto-moisture.

SUBDIVISION DDishwashers

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

CSA C373-04

CSA C373-04 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C373-04 entitled Energy Consumption Test Methods and Limits for Household Dishwashers. (CSA C373-04)

CSA C373-14

CSA C373-14 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C373-14 entitled Energy Performance and Water Consumption of Household Dishwashers. (CSA C373-14)

dishwasher

dishwasher means an electrically operated automatic household dishwasher. (lave-vaisselle)

Marginal note:Size category

 For the purposes of these Regulations, the size category of a dishwasher is

  • (a) compact, if it has a capacity of less than eight place settings and six serving pieces; or

  • (b) standard, if it has a capacity that is equal to or greater than eight place settings and six serving pieces.

Marginal note:Type

 For the purposes of these Regulations, a dishwasher is one of the following types:

  • (a) built-in, if it is designed to be permanently connected to a water and electric supply in a dwelling; or

  • (b) portable, if it is designed not to be permanently connected to a water and electric supply in a dwelling.

Marginal note:Labelling — total annual energy consumption

 In respect of a dishwasher that is manufactured on or after January 1, 2010, a reference to “annual energy consumption” in Schedule 1 is to be read as a reference to “total annual energy consumption”.

 
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