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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 DDishwashers (continued)

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A dishwasher is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5, 13 to 15 and 37, a dishwasher 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 3 of the table to this section apply to dishwashers described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A dishwasher 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 dishwasher as defined in section 32.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1DishwashersCSA C373-04CSA C373-04, Table 2On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2010
    2Dishwashers that are standardCSA C373-04Total annual energy consumption ≤ 355 kWhOn or after January 1, 2010 and before May 30, 2013
    3[Repealed, SOR/2018-201, s. 11]
    4Dishwashers that are compactCSA C373-04Total annual energy consumption ≤ 260 kWhOn or after January 1, 2010 and before May 30, 2013
    5DishwashersCSA C373-14CSA C373-14, Table 2On or after May 30, 2013

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 and provided to the Minister in respect of a dishwasher described in column 1 and, if applicable, the information must be collected in accordance with the standard set out in column 2.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardInformation
1Dishwashers manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2010CSA C373-04, for information set out in paragraphs (b) to (d)
  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) volume, in L, of hot water used;

  • (c) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) energy factor in cycles/kWh; and

  • (e) drying option the product has, namely, heat dry or heat on/heat off.

2Dishwashers manufactured on or after January 1, 2010 and before May 30, 2013CSA C373-04, for information set out in paragraphs (b) to (e)
  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) volume, in L, of hot water used;

  • (c) total annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) annual standby energy consumption in kWh;

  • (e) energy factor in cycles/kWh; and

  • (f) drying option the product has, namely,

    • (i) power-dry with fan and heat on,

    • (ii) power-dry with fan on and heat off, or

    • (iii) power-dry off.

3Dishwashers manufactured on or after May 30, 2013CSA C373-14, for information set out in paragraphs (b) to (d) and (f)
  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) volume, in L, of hot water used;

  • (c) total annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) annual standby energy consumption in kWh;

  • (e) drying option the product has, namely,

    • (i) power-dry with fan and heat on,

    • (ii) power-dry with fan on and heat off, or

    • (iii) power-dry off; and

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

SUBDIVISION ERefrigerators and Combination Refrigerator-Freezers

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

combination refrigerator-freezer

combination refrigerator-freezer means a household combination refrigerator-freezer that has a defrost system, including a compressor-cycled automatic defrost system and a capacity of 1 105 L (39 cubic feet) or less. (réfrigérateur-congélateur)

compressor-cycled automatic defrost system

compressor-cycled automatic defrost system means a defrost system in which the defrosting action for the refrigerated spaces occurs using the natural warming of the evaporator and that is automatically initiated when the compressor is cycled on and automatically terminated when the compressor is cycled off. (dispositif de dégivrage automatique à cycle du compresseur)

refrigerator

refrigerator means a household refrigerator that has a capacity of 1 105 L (39 cubic feet) or less and that has a defrost system, including a compressor-cycled automatic defrost system. It does not include

  • (a) a household refrigerator that uses an absorption refrigeration system; or

  • (b) a miscellaneous refrigeration product. (réfrigérateur)

Type 5A combination refrigerator-freezer

Type 5A combination refrigerator-freezer[Repealed, SOR/2019-163, s. 3]

Marginal note:Size category

 For the purposes of these Regulations, the size category of a refrigerator or combination refrigerator-freezer is the capacity range set out below within which the actual size of the product falls or that is closest to the actual size of the product:

  • (a) less than 70 L (2.5 cubic feet);

  • (b) 70 to 126 L (2.5 to 4.4 cubic feet);

  • (c) 127 to 182 L (4.5 to 6.4 cubic feet);

  • (d) 183 to 239 L (6.5 to 8.4 cubic feet);

  • (e) 240 to 295 L (8.5 to 10.4 cubic feet);

  • (f) 296 to 352 L (10.5 to 12.4 cubic feet);

  • (g) 353 to 409 L (12.5 to 14.4 cubic feet);

  • (h) 410 to 465 L (14.5 to 16.4 cubic feet);

  • (i) 466 to 522 L (16.5 to 18.4 cubic feet);

  • (j) 523 to 579 L (18.5 to 20.4 cubic feet);

  • (k) 580 to 635 L (20.5 to 22.4 cubic feet);

  • (l) 636 to 692 L (22.5 to 24.4 cubic feet);

  • (m) 693 to 748 L (24.5 to 26.4 cubic feet);

  • (n) 749 to 805 L (26.5 to 28.4 cubic feet);

  • (o) 806 to 862 L (28.5 to 30.4 cubic feet); or

  • (p) 863 to 1 105 L (30.5 to 39.0 cubic feet).

Marginal note:Type

 For the purposes of these Regulations, a refrigerator or combination refrigerator-freezer is one of the product types (1) to (7-BI) and (11) to (15I) of Table 1 to CSA C300-15.

Marginal note:Energy-using products

  •  (1) Refrigerators and combination refrigerator-freezers are prescribed as energy-using products.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5, 13 to 15 and 43, a refrigerator or combination refrigerator-freezer 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 3 of the table to this section apply to refrigerators and combination refrigerator-freezers described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard — refrigerators

    (2) A refrigerator 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 refrigerator as defined in section 39.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard — combination-refrigerator freezers

    (3) A combination refrigerator-freezer 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 combination-refrigerator freezer as defined in section 39.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    Energy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Refrigerators and combination refrigerator-freezersCSA C300-12CSA C300-12, Table 1On or after February 3, 1995 and before September 15, 2014
    2Refrigerators and combination refrigerator-freezersCSA C300-15CSA C300-15, Table 1On or after September 15, 2014

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 refrigerator or combination refrigerator-freezer:

    • (a) its type;

    • (b) the volume of its fresh food compartment;

    • (c) the volume of its freezer compartment, if any;

    • (d) its adjusted volume; and

    • (e) its annual energy consumption, expressed in kilowatt hours.

  • Marginal note:Standard

    (2) The information must be collected in accordance with one of the following standards:

    • (a) CSA C300-12, if the product was manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before September 15, 2014; or

    • (b) CSA C300-15, if the product is manufactured on or after September 15, 2014.

    • (c) [Repealed, SOR/2019-163, s. 7]

SUBDIVISION FFreezers

Marginal note:Definition of freezer

 In this Subdivision, freezer means a household freezer that has a capacity of 850 L (30 cubic feet) or less.

Marginal note:Size category

 For the purposes of these Regulations, the size category of a freezer is the capacity range set out below within which the actual size of the product falls or that is closest to the actual size of the product:

  • (a) less than 155 L (5.5 cubic feet);

  • (b) 155 to 210 L (5.5 to 7.4 cubic feet);

  • (c) 211 to 267 L (7.5 to 9.4 cubic feet);

  • (d) 268 to 324 L (9.5 to 11.4 cubic feet);

  • (e) 325 to 380 L (11.5 to 13.4 cubic feet);

  • (f) 381 to 437 L (13.5 to 15.4 cubic feet);

  • (g) 438 to 494 L (15.5 to 17.4 cubic feet);

  • (h) 495 to 550 L (17.5 to 19.4 cubic feet);

  • (i) 551 to 607 L (19.5 to 21.4 cubic feet);

  • (j) 608 to 664 L (21.5 to 23.4 cubic feet);

  • (k) 665 to 720 L (23.5 to 25.4 cubic feet);

  • (l) 721 to 777 L (25.5 to 27.4 cubic feet);

  • (m) 778 to 833 L (27.5 to 29.4 cubic feet); or

  • (n) 834 to 850 L (29.5 to 30.0 cubic feet).

Marginal note:Type

 For the purposes of these Regulations, a freezer is one of the types described in the product types (8) to (10A) and (16) to (18) of Table 1 to CSA C300-15.

 
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