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

Regulations are current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2024-03-27. Previous Versions

PART 2Energy-Using Products (continued)

DIVISION 10Commercial Refrigeration (continued)

SUBDIVISION BRefrigerated Vending Machines (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, 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 ProductTesting StandardInformation
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).

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

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

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) An ice-maker 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 an ice-maker as defined in section 653.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductTesting StandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Ice-makers that have a capacity of ≥ 23 kg/day (51 lbs/day) but ≤ 1 000 kg/day (2,200 lbs/day)CSA C742-98CSA C742-98, Table 2On or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2008
    2Ice-makers that have a capacity of ≥ 23 kg/day (51 lbs/day) but ≤ 1 000 kg/day (2,200 lbs/day) and that produce ice in a continuous processCSA C742-98CSA C742-98, Table 2, categories “Continuous automatic ice-makers” and “Ice storage bins”On or after January 1, 2008 and before January 28, 2018
    3Ice-makers that have a capacity of ≥ 23 kg/day (51 lbs/day) but ≤ 1 000 kg/day (2,200 lbs/day) and that produce ice in a batch processCSA C742-08CSA C742-08, Tables 2 and 3On or after January 1, 2008 and before January 28, 2018
    4Ice-makersCSA C742-15CSA C742-15, Tables 3 to 5On or after January 28, 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 ice-maker described in column 1.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemEnergy-using ProductTesting StandardInformation
1Ice-makers manufactured on or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2008CSA C742-98
  • (a) ice-making capacity, in kg/day;

  • (b) configuration of product, namely, one cabinet or split system;

  • (c) ice-making process, namely batch process or continuous process;

  • (d) condensing unit type, namely, air-cooled or water-cooled; and

  • (e) input energy rating, in kJ/kg (kWh/100 lbs) of ice.

2Ice-makers manufactured on or after January 1, 2008 and before January 28, 2018

CSA C742-98 for ice-makers that produce ice in a continuous process

CSA C742-08 for ice-makers that produce ice in a batch process

  • (a) ice-making capacity, in kg/day;

  • (b) configuration of product, namely,

    • (i) ice-making mechanism and condenser are combined in single package,

    • (ii) self-contained,

    • (iii) remote condenser but no remote compressor, or

    • (iv) remote condenser and remote compressor;

  • (c) ice-making process, namely, batch process or continuous process;

  • (d) condensing unit type, namely, air-cooled or water-cooled;

  • (e) the input energy rating, in kJ/kg (kWh/100 lbs) of ice; and

  • (f) if product has an ice storage bin, the bin capacity, in kg, and its storage effectiveness, as a percentage.

3Ice-makers manufactured on or after January 28, 2018CSA C742-15
  • (a) ice-making capacity, in kg/day;

  • (b) configuration of product, namely,

    • (i) ice-making mechanism and condenser are combined in single package,

    • (ii) self-contained,

    • (iii) remote condenser but no remote compressor, or

    • (iv) remote condenser and remote compressor;

  • (c) ice-making process, namely, batch process or continuous process;

  • (d) condensing unit type, namely, air-cooled or water-cooled;

  • (e) the input energy rating, in kJ/kg (kWh/100 lbs) of ice; and

  • (f) if product has an ice storage bin, the bin capacity, in kg, and its storage effectiveness, as a percentage.

SUBDIVISION DWalk-in Freezer and Walk-in Cooler Components

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

Add

Add represents, with respect to display door assemblies, the surface area in m2 (square feet). (App)

And

And represents, with respect to a door assembly other than a display door assembly, the surface area in m2 (square feet). (Apa)

annual walk-in energy factor

annual walk-in energy factor means the ratio of total heat removed from an enclosed space, excluding heat generated by the operation of the walk-in refrigeration system, to the total energy input of the walk-in refrigeration system during a one-year period, expressed in watt-hours per watt-hours. (facteur énergétique annuel de la chambre froide)

dedicated condensing refrigeration system

dedicated condensing refrigeration system means a dedicated condensing unit, a single-package dedicated system or a matched refrigeration system. (unité de condensation dédié) 

dedicated condensing unit

dedicated condensing unit means a positive displacement condensing unit that

  • (a) has one or more compressors, a condenser and one refrigeration circuit; and

  • (b) is designed to serve one refrigerated load. (unité de condensation dédiée)

  • (c) [Repealed, SOR/2019-163, s. 49]

display door assembly

display door assembly means a walk-in door assembly that is designed for product display and that has 75% or more of its surface area composed of glass or other transparent material. (assemblage de porte de présentation)

envelope

envelope means

  • (a) the portion of a walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer that isolates the interior, refrigerated environment from the ambient, external environment; and

  • (b) all energy-consuming components of the walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer that are not part of its refrigeration system. (enveloppe)

floor panel

floor panel means a walk-in panel that is installed, or designed to be installed, as the floor of a walk-in freezer. (panneau de plancher)

freight door assembly

freight door assembly means a walk-in door assembly, other than a display door assembly, that is 1.22 m (4 feet) or more in width and 2.44 m (8 feet) or more in height. (assemblage de porte de quai de chargement)

matched refrigeration system

matched refrigeration system means a refrigeration system that includes a dedicated condensing unit and one or more unit coolers with which it is sold. (système de réfrigération apparié)

Net Refrigeration Capacity

Net Refrigeration Capacity or (qnet) is the net refrigeration capacity available for space and product cooling. (puissance frigorifique nette ou qnet)

passage door assembly

passage door assembly means a walk-in door assembly that is not a display door assembly or a freight door assembly. (assemblage de porte de passage)

RSI-value

RSI-value means, in respect of a walk-in panel and a walk-in door assembly, its thermal resistance, in square metre kelvins per watt (m²·K/W). (valeur-RSI)

R-value

R-value means, in respect of a walk-in panel and a walk-in door assembly, its thermal resistance, expressed in square foot Fahrenheit per Btu/h (ft2·°F·h/Btu). (valeur-R)

single-package dedicated system

single-package dedicated system means a single-package refrigeration system that has

  • (a) one or more compressors, one condenser and a means of forced circulation of refrigerated air; and

  • (b) components by which heat is transferred from air to refrigerant without any components that are external to the system imposing resistance to the flow of the refrigerated air. (système dédié monobloc)

structural panel

structural panel means a walk-in panel that is installed, or is designed to be installed, as the ceiling or a wall of a walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer. (panneau de structure)

10 C.F.R. Appendix A

10 C.F.R. Appendix A means Appendix A to Subpart R, Part 431 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, entitled Uniform Test Method for the Measurement of Energy Consumption of the Components of Envelopes of Walk-In Coolers and Walk-In Freezers, as amended from time to time. (appendice A 10 C.F.R.)

10 C.F.R. Appendix B

10 C.F.R. Appendix B means Appendix B to Subpart R, Part 431 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, entitled Uniform Test Method for the Measurement of R-Value for Envelope Components of Walk-In Coolers and Walk-In Freezers, as amended from time to time. (appendice B 10 C.F.R.)

10 C.F.R. Appendix C

10 C.F.R. Appendix C means Appendix C to Subpart R, Part 431 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, entitled Uniform Test Method for the Measurement of Net Capacity and AWEF of Walk-In Cooler and Walk-In Freezer Refrigeration Systems, as amended from time to time. (appendice C 10 C.F.R.)

10 C.F.R. §431.304

10 C.F.R. §431.304 means section 431.304 of Subpart R, Part 431 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, as amended from time to time. (10 C.F.R. §431.304)

unit cooler

unit cooler means an assembly that includes a means for forced air circulation and elements by which heat is transferred from air to refrigerant without any element external to the cooler imposing air resistance. (refroidisseur d’air)

walk-in cooler

walk-in cooler means an enclosed storage space that has an area of less than 278.71 m2 (3,000 square feet) and is designed to be cooled to temperatures at or above 0°C and to allow a person to enter, but does not include a walk-in cooler that is designed and marketed exclusively for medical, scientific or research purposes. (réfrigérateur-chambre)

walk-in door assembly

walk-in door assembly means an assembly that is installed, or is designed to be installed, in an opening of an interior or exterior wall of a walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer in order to allow access through the opening or to close it off and that consists of the framing material necessary for its attachment and a moveable door panel, including any glass, door plugs or mullions, but does not include a walk-in door assembly that is designed and marketed exclusively for medical, scientific or research purposes. (assemblage de porte de chambre froide)

walk-in freezer

walk-in freezer means an enclosed storage space that has an area of less than 278.71 m2 (3000 square feet) and is designed to be cooled to temperatures below 0°C and to allow a person to enter, but does not include a walk-in freezer that is designed and marketed exclusively for medical, scientific or research purposes. (congélateur-chambre)

walk-in panel

walk-in panel means a panel that is installed, or is designed to be installed, as part of the envelope of a walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer, but does not include a walk-in door assembly or a walk-in panel that is designed and marketed exclusively for medical, scientific or research purposes. (panneau de chambre froide)

walk-in process cooling refrigeration system

walk-in process cooling refrigeration system means a refrigeration system that

  • (a) is sold as a set with an insulated enclosure and, when assembled with the enclosure, has a cooling capacity of at least 1.035 kW/m3 (100 Btu/h/ft3) of enclosed internal volume;

  • (b) is a unit cooler — or a dedicated condensing unit exclusively sold as a set that has a dedicated condensing unit and a unit cooler — that has an evaporator coil with a means of forced air circulation and a height that is

    • (i) at least 1.37 metres (4.5 feet), as measured perpendicular to the tubes, and

    • (ii) at least one and a half times the width, as measured parallel to the tubes; or

  • (c) is sold as a set that has a dedicated condensing unit and an evaporator coil that does not have a means of forced air circulation. (système de réfrigération de type chambre pour refroidissement industriel)

walk-in refrigeration system

walk-in refrigeration system means a refrigeration system that is installed, or that is designed to be installed, in a walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer and has a unit cooler or a dedicated condensing refrigeration system. It includes all controls and other components that are integral to its operation but does not include a walk-in process cooling refrigeration system or a walk-in refrigeration system that is designed and marketed exclusively for medical, scientific or research purposes. (système de réfrigération de chambre froide)

 

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