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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 10Commercial Refrigeration (continued)

SUBDIVISION DWalk-in Freezer and Walk-in Cooler Components (continued)

Walk-in Door Assemblies

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A walk-in door assembly is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 660, a walk-in door assembly is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after June 5, 2017.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 3 of the table to this section apply to walk-in door assemblies described in column 1 that are manufactured on or after June 5, 2017.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A walk-in door assembly 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 a walk-in door assembly as defined in section 657.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency Standard
    1Display door assemblies for walk-in coolers10 C.F.R. Appendix AEdaily ≤ 0.4306 × Add + 0.41 (0.04 × Add+ 0.41)
    2Display door assemblies for walk-in freezers10 C.F.R. Appendix AEdaily ≤ 1.6146 × Add + 0.29 (0.15 × Add+ 0.29)
    3Freight door assemblies for walk-in coolers

    10 C.F.R. Appendix A for Edaily

    10 C.F.R. Appendix B for R-value

    Edaily ≤ 0.4306 × And + 1.9 (0.04 × And+ 1.9)

    R-value ≥ 4.40 K · m²/W (25 ft²·°F·h/Btu)

    4Freight door assemblies for walk-in freezers

    10 C.F.R. Appendix A for Edaily

    10 C.F.R. Appendix B for R-value

    Edaily ≤ 1.2917 × And + 5.6 (0.12 × And+ 5.6)

    R-value ≥ 5.64 K · m²/W (32 ft²·°F·h/Btu)

    5Passage door assemblies for walk-in coolers

    10 C.F.R. Appendix A for Edaily

    10 C.F.R. Appendix B for R-value

    Edaily ≤ 0.5382 × And + 1.7 (0.05 × And+ 1.7)

    R-value ≥ 4.40 K · m²/W (25 ft²·°F·h/Btu)

    6Passage door assemblies for walk-in freezers

    10 C.F.R. Appendix A for Edaily

    10 C.F.R. Appendix B for R-value

    Edaily ≤ 1.5069 × And + 4.8 (0.14 × And+ 4.8)

    R-value ≥ 5.64 K · m²/W (32 ft²·°F·h/Btu)

Marginal note:Information

 For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the following information must be collected in accordance with 10 C.F.R. §431.304 and provided to the Minister in respect of a walk-in door assembly:

  • (a) its Edaily;

  • (b) information that indicates whether it is a display door assembly, freight door assembly or passage door assembly;

  • (c) information that indicates whether it is for use with a walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer; and

  • (d) if the product is a freight door assembly or passage door assembly, its R-value.

Walk-in Panels

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A walk-in panel is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 663, a walk-in panel is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after June 5, 2017.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 2 of the table to this section apply to walk-in panels described in column 1 that are manufactured on or after June 5, 2017.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A walk-in panel complies with the energy efficiency standard if it meets that standard when tested in accordance with testing procedures established by 10 C.F.R. Appendix B that are applicable to a walk-in panel as defined in section 657.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2
    ItemEnergy-using ProductEnergy Efficiency Standard
    1Structural panels for walk-in coolersR-value ≥ 4.40 K · m²/W (25 ft²·°F·h/Btu)
    2Structural panels for walk-in freezersR-value ≥ 5.64 K · m²/W (32 ft²·°F·h/Btu)
    3Floor panelsR-value ≥ 4.93 K · m²/W (28 ft²·°F·h/Btu)

Marginal note:Information

 For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the following information must be collected in accordance with 10 C.F.R. Appendix B and provided to the Minister in respect of a walk-in panel:

  • (a) its R-value;

  • (b) information that indicates whether it is a structural panel or floor panel; and

  • (c) if it is a structural panel, information that indicates whether it is for use with a walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer.

Walk-in Refrigeration Systems

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A walk-in refrigeration system is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, a walk-in refrigeration system is not considered to be an energy-using product for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 666 unless

    • (a) it is a walk-in cooler dedicated condensing refrigeration system manufactured on or after January 1, 2020;

    • (b) it is a walk-in freezer dedicated condensing refrigeration system manufactured on or after July 10, 2020; or

    • (c) it is a walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer unit cooler manufactured on or after July 10, 2020.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 2 of the table to this section apply to walk-in refrigeration systems described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 3.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A walk-in refrigeration system complies with the energy efficiency standard if it meets that standard when tested in accordance with testing procedures established by 10 C.F.R. Appendix C that are applicable to a walk-in refrigeration system as defined in section 657.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3
    Energy-using ProductEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Walk-in cooler dedicated condensing refrigeration systems for use indoorsAnnual walk-in energy factor ≥ 1.644On or after January 1, 2020
    2Walk-in cooler dedicated condensing refrigeration systems for use outdoorsAnnual walk-in energy factor ≥ 2.227On or after January 1, 2020
    3Walk-in freezer dedicated condensing refrigeration systems for use indoors with a net refrigeration capacity of < 1900 W (6,500 Btu/h)Annual walk-in energy factor ≥ 9.091 x 10-5 x qnet + 0.530On or after July 10, 2020
    4Walk-in freezer dedicated condensing refrigeration systems for use indoors with a net refrigeration capacity of ≥ 1900 W (6,500 Btu/h)Annual walk-in energy factor ≥ 0.703On or after July 10, 2020
    5Walk-in freezer dedicated condensing refrigeration system for use outdoors with a net refrigeration capacity of < 1900 W (6,500 Btu/h)Annual walk-in energy factor ≥ 6.522 x 10-5 x qnet + 0.800On or after July 10, 2020
    6Walk-in freezer dedicated condensing refrigeration systems for use outdoors with a net refrigeration capacity of ≥ 1900 W (6,500 Btu/h)Annual walk-in energy factor ≥ 0.923On or after July 10, 2020
    7Walk-in cooler unit coolers with a fan motor that operates using direct current or has a nominal voltage of not more than 480 V ACAnnual walk-in energy factor ≥ 2.638On or after July 10, 2020
    8Walk-in freezer unit coolers with a net refrigeration capacity of < 4540 W (15,500 Btu/h)Annual walk-in energy factor ≥ 1.575x 10-5 x qnet + 1.146On or after July 10, 2020
    9Walk-in freezer unit coolers with a net refrigeration capacity of ≥ 4540 W(15,500 Btu/hAnnual walk-in energy factor ≥ 1.216On or after July 10, 2020

Marginal note:Information

 For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the following information must be collected in accordance with 10 C.F.R. Appendix C and provided to the Minister in respect of a walk-in refrigeration system:

  • (a) its annual walk-in energy factor;

  • (b) information that indicates whether it is designed and marketed for use indoors, outdoors or both;

  • (c) information that indicates if it is for use in a walk-in cooler or walk-in freezer;

  • (d) information that indicates if it has a unit cooler or a dedicated condensing refrigeration system; and

  • (e) if it is a walk-in freezer unit cooler or dedicated condensing refrigeration system, its net refrigeration capacity expressed in watts.

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DIVISION 11Dry-type Transformers

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Division.

CSA C802.2

CSA C802.2 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C802.2-00 entitled Minimum Efficiency Values for Dry-Type Transformers. (CSA C802.2)

CSA C802.2-12

CSA C802.2-12 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C802.2-12 entitled Minimum efficiency values for dry-type transformers. (CSA C802.2-12)

dry-type transformer

dry-type transformer means a transformer whose core and windings are in a gaseous or dry compound insulating medium and that is either single-phase with a nominal power of 15 to 833 kVA or three-phase with a nominal power of 15 to 7 500 kVA, has a nominal frequency of 60 Hz and has a high voltage winding of 35 kV or less. It does not include any of the following:

  • (a) an autotransformer;

  • (b) a drive (isolation) transformer that has two or more output windings or a nominal low-voltage line current of more than 1 500 A;

  • (c) a grounding transformer;

  • (d) a rectifier transformer;

  • (e) a sealed transformer;

  • (f) a non-ventilated transformer;

  • (g) a testing transformer;

  • (h) a furnace transformer;

  • (i) a welding transformer;

  • (j) a special impedance transformer;

  • (k) a transformer that has a nominal low-voltage line current of 4 000 A or more;

  • (l) an on-load regulating transformer;

  • (m) a resistance grounding transformer; or

  • (n) a transformer that is in a voltage class greater than 1.2 kV and that has a BIL of less than 20 kV or more than 199 kV. (transformateur à sec)

10 C.F.R. Appendix A

10 C.F.R. Appendix A means Appendix A to Subpart K, Part 431 of Title 10 to the United States Code of Federal Regulations, entitled Uniform Test Method for Measuring the Energy Consumption of Distribution Transformers, as amended from time to time. (appendice A 10 C.F.R.)

transformer

transformer means a static-electric device that consists of two or more coils of insulated wire, together with the necessary accessories, and that transfers alternating current by electromagnetic induction from one coil to another to change the original voltage. (transformateur)

 
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