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

Regulations are current to 2021-11-17 and last amended on 2019-12-12. Previous Versions

PART 2Energy-Using Products (continued)

DIVISION 10Commercial Refrigeration (continued)

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

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 freezer:

    • (a) its Edaily; and

    • (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.

SUBDIVISION BRefrigerated Vending Machines

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

ASHRAE 32.1

ASHRAE 32.1 means the ASHRAE standard 32.1-2010 entitled Methods of Testing for Rating Vending Machines for Bottled, Canned, and Other Sealed Beverages. (ASHRAE 32.1)

combination vending machine

combination vending machine means a refrigerated beverage vending machine containing two or more compartments separated by a solid partition — whether or not they share a product delivery chute — in which at least one compartment is designed to be refrigerated and has temperature controls; and at least one compartment is not designed to be refrigerated and does not contain temperature controls. (distributeur automatique mixte))

CSA C804

CSA C804 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C804:18 entitled Energy performance of refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machines. (CSA C804)

refrigerated beverage vending machine

refrigerated beverage vending machine means a self-contained product that is designed to accept consumer payments and dispense refrigerated beverages in bottles, cans or other sealed containers. (distributeur automatique de boissons réfrigérées)

snack and refrigerated beverage vending machine

snack and refrigerated beverage vending machine means a self-contained product that

  • (a) is designed to accept consumer payments and dispense packages of solid non-refrigerated food and bottled, canned or other sealed refrigerated beverages; and

  • (b) has a vendible capacity of not more than 100 of those beverages. (distributeur automatique de boissons réfrigérées et de collations)

standby mode

standby mode means a mode into which the product automatically enters during a period of extended inactivity that is capable of reducing its energy consumption by means of the following power states:

  • (a) a refrigeration power state in which the average temperature of the refrigerated beverages is allowed to rise to 4.4°C; and

  • (b) if the product is equipped with lights,

    • (i) a lighting power state in which the lights are turned off, and

    • (ii) a machine power state in which the power states referred in paragraph (a) and subparagraph (i) are in operation at the same time. (mode veille)

V

V means, in respect of a refrigerated beverage vending machine, its volume, expressed in litres, calculated in accordance with Appendix C to ASHRAE 32.1. (V)

Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines

 For the purposes of these Regulations, the class of a refrigerated beverage vending machine is one of the following:

  • (a) Class A, if it is not a combination vending machine and 25% or more of the surface area on the front side of the refrigerated beverage vending machine is transparent;

  • (b) Class B, if it is not a combination vending machine and less than 25% of the surface area on the front side of the refrigerated beverage vending machine is transparent;

  • (c) Combination A, if it is a combination vending machine and 25% or more of the surface area on its front side is transparent; and

  • (d) Combination B, if it is a combination vending machine and less than 25% of the surface area on its front side is transparent.

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A refrigerated beverage vending machine is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 648, a refrigerated beverage vending machine is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after January 1, 2007.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

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

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) The refrigerated beverage vending machine complies with the energy efficiency standard if it meets that standard in the following circumstances:

    • (a) subject to paragraph (b), it is manufactured before January 8, 2019 and tested in accordance with testing procedures established by sections 1 to 7.2 of ASHRAE 32.1 that are applicable to a refrigerated beverage vending machine as defined in section 646, except that the ambient temperature during the testing to determine Edaily must be 23.9°C ± 1°C;

    • (b) it is manufactured before August 31, 2012, is designed to display and dispense less than 20 discrete types of beverages and is tested in accordance with testing procedures established by sections 1 to 7.2 of ASHRAE 32.1 that are applicable to a refrigerated beverage vending machine as defined in section 646, except that the ambient temperature during the testing to determine the Edaily must be 32.2°C ± 1°C; or

    • (c) it is manufactured on or after January 8, 2019 and tested in accordance with testing procedures established by CSA C804.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemEnergy-using ProductEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Refrigerated beverage vending machines, other than those that display and dispense 20 or more discrete types of beverages

    Edaily ≤ 55% (8.66 + 0.009 × vendible capacity)

    Must be capable of operating in standby mode

    On or after January 1, 2007 and before January 1, 2008
    2Refrigerated beverage vending machines, other than those that display and dispense 20 or more discrete types of beverages

    Edaily ≤ 45% (8.66 + 0.009 × vendible capacity)

    Must be capable of operating in standby mode

    On or after January 1, 2008 and before August 31, 2012
    3Refrigerated beverage vending machines that display and dispense 20 or more discrete types of beverages

    Edaily ≤ 55% (8.66 + 0.009 × vendible capacity)

    Must be capable of operating in standby mode

    On or after January 1, 2007 and before August 31, 2012
    4Class A refrigerated beverage vending machines

    Edaily ≤ 0.00194 × V + 2.56

    Must be capable of operating in standby mode

    On or after August 31, 2012 and before January 8, 2019
    5Class B refrigerated beverage vending machines

    Edaily ≤ 0.00258 × V + 3.16

    Must be capable of operating in standby mode

    On or after August 31, 2012 and before January 8, 2019
    6Class A refrigerated beverage vending machinesEdaily ≤ 0.00184 x V + 2.43On or after January 8, 2019
    7Class B refrigerated beverage vending machinesEdaily ≤  0.00184 x V + 2.20On or after January 8, 2019
    8Combination A combination vending machinesEdaily ≤ 0.00304 x V + 2.66On or after January 8, 2019
    9Combination B combination vending machinesEdaily ≤ 0.00392 x V + 2.04On or after January 8, 2019

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, with the testing procedure adjusted in accordance with paragraphs 648(2)(a) and (b), and be provided to the Minister in respect of a refrigerated beverage vending machine described in column 1.

TABLE

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
Energy-using ProductStandardInformation
1Refrigerated beverage vending machines manufactured on or after January 1, 2007 and before August 31, 2012Sections 1 to 7.2 of ASHRAE 32.1
  • (a) Edaily;

  • (b) vendible capacity; and

  • (c) number of discrete types of beverages that it can display and dispense.

2Refrigerated beverage vending machines manufactured on or after August 31, 2012 and before January 8, 2019Sections 1 to 7.2 of ASHRAE 32.1
  • (a) Edaily;

  • (b) if the product is Class A or Class B; and

  • (c) V.

3Refrigerated beverage vending machines manufactured on or after January 8, 2019CSA C804
  • (a) Edaily;

  • (b) if the product is Class A, Class B, Combination A, or Combination B;

  • (c) if Edaily was calculated based on the presence of a refrigeration low power mode;

  • (d) if applicable, the lowest application product temperature in degrees Celsius;

  • (e) V; and

  • (f) the percentage of the surface area on the front side that is transparent.

Snack and Refrigerated Beverage Vending Machines

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A snack and refrigerated beverage vending machine is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 651, a snack and refrigerated beverage vending machine is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after January 1, 2007 and before January 8, 2019.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

  •  (1) The following energy efficiency standards apply to a snack and refrigerated beverage vending machine:

    • (a) its Edaily must be less than or equal to 55% (8.66 + 0.009 × vendible capacity); and

    • (b) it must be capable of operating in standby mode.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A snack and refrigerated beverage vending machine complies with the energy efficiency standard if it meets that standard when tested in accordance with testing procedures established by sections 1 to 7.2 of ASHRAE 32.1 that are applicable to a snack and refrigerated beverage vending machine as defined in section 646, except that the ambient temperature during the testing to determine Edaily must be 23.9°C ± 1°C.

Marginal note:Information

 For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the following information must be collected in accordance with ASHRAE 32.1, with the testing procedures adjusted in accordance with subsection 651(2), and be provided to the Minister in respect of a snack and refrigerated beverage vending machine:

  • (a) its Edaily; and

  • (b) its vendible capacity.

SUBDIVISION CIce-Makers

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

CSA C742-08

CSA C742-08 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C742-08 entitled Energy Performance of Automatic Icemakers and Ice Storage Bins. (CSA C742-08)

CSA C742-15

CSA C742-15 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C742-15 entitled Energy Performance of Automatic Icemakers and Ice Storage Bins. (CSA C742-15)

CSA C742-98

CSA C742-98 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C742-98 entitled Performance of Automatic Ice-Makers and Ice Storage Bins. (CSA C742-98)

ice-maker

ice-maker means a factory-assembled automatic ice-maker that has a capacity of at least 23 kg/day (51 pounds per day) but not more than 1 814 kg/day (4,000 pounds per day) and that produces cubed, flaked, crushed or fragmented ice in either a batch or a continuous process. (machine à glaçons)

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) An ice-maker is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 655, an ice-maker is not considered to be an energy-using product unless

    • (a) it is manufactured on or after December 31, 1998 and before January 28, 2018 and has a capacity of not more than 1 000 kg/day (2,200 pounds per day); or

    • (b) it is manufactured on or after January 28, 2018 and has a capacity of not more than 1 814 kg/day (4,000 pounds per day).

 
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