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

Regulations are current to 2020-07-28 and last amended on 2019-12-12. Previous Versions

PART 2Energy-Using Products (continued)

DIVISION 7Lamps and Lamp Ballasts (continued)

SUBDIVISION FFluorescent Lamp Ballasts (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 fluorescent lamp ballast described in column 1.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardInformation
1Fluorescent lamp ballasts manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before November 14, 2014CSA C654-10
  • (a) ballast efficacy factor;

  • (b) type and number of fluorescent lamps it is designed to operate; and

  • (c) nominal voltage.

2Fluorescent lamp ballasts manufactured on or after November 14, 2014, other than T12 dimming ballastsCSA C654-14
  • (a) class number set out in Table 1A of CSA C654-14;

  • (b) ballast luminous efficiency;

  • (c) nominal voltage;

  • (d) ballast input power, in watts;

  • (e) total lamp arc power, in watts; and

  • (f) power factor.

3T12 dimming ballasts manufactured on or after November 14, 2014CSA C654-14
  • (a) the type and number of fluorescent lamps it is designed to operate;

  • (b) ballast luminous efficiency;

  • (c) nominal voltage;

  • (d) ballast input power, in watts;

  • (e) total lamp arc power, in watts;

  • (f) power factor; and

  • (g) whether it is high-frequency or low-frequency.

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 50

SUBDIVISION GMetal Halide Lamp Ballasts

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

CSA C863-16

CSA C863-16 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA C863-16 entitled Energy efficiency of high-intensity discharge (HID) and low-pressure sodium (LPS) lamp ballasts. (CSA C863-16)

electronic ballast

electronic ballast means a ballast that is controlled by a transistor, thyristor or other active electronic component and in which impedance is provided by capacitive or inductive reactance. (ballast électronique)

magnetic-regulated lamp ballast

magnetic-regulated lamp ballast means a ballast that operates at a lagging high power factor and that has

  • (a) three coils;

  • (b) isolated secondary windings; and

  • (c) a constant-voltage regulator that, in conjunction with capacitive reactance, provides power factor correction and lamp wattage regulation. (ballast à régulation magnétique)

metal halide lamp ballast

metal halide lamp ballast means a device that is used to obtain the voltage, current and waveform necessary for starting and operating a metal halide lamp that has a nominal power of at least 50 W but not more than 1 000 W. It does not include any of the following:

  • (a) a magnetic-regulated lamp ballast;

  • (b) a replacement metal halide lamp ballast; or

  • (c) an electronic ballast that is designed for a nominal voltage of 480 V or to operate a lamp at an output frequency of 1000 Hz or more. (ballast pour lampes aux halogénures métalliques)

replacement metal halide lamp ballast

replacement metal halide lamp ballast means a ballast that is marketed for use as replacement ballast for a metal halide luminaire installation and that is sold in a package of 10 or fewer. (ballast pour lampes aux halogénures métalliques de remplacement)

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 51

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A metal halide lamp ballast is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 455, a metal halide lamp ballast is not considered to be an energy-using product if

    • (a) it was manufactured before February 10, 2017; or

    • (b) it is manufactured before December 31, 2019 and is capable of using a nominal voltage of 347 V.

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 51

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in Table 3 of CSA C863-16 apply to metal halide lamp ballasts.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A metal halide lamp ballast complies with the energy efficiency standard if it meets that standard when tested in accordance with testing procedures established by CSA C863-16 that are applicable to a metal halide lamp ballast as defined in section 453.

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 51

Marginal note:Information

 For the purpose of subsection 5(1) of the Act, the following information must be collected in accordance with CSA C863-16 and provided to the Minister in respect of a metal halide lamp ballast:

  • (a) its type;

  • (b) the efficiency of the lamp and ballast combination, expressed as a percentage;

  • (c) its nominal voltage;

  • (d) its input power, in watts;

  • (e) the power, in watts, of the lamps that the ballast is designed to operate; and

  • (f) its power factor.

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 51

[457 to 505 reserved]

DIVISION 8Lighting Fixtures

Interpretation

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Division.

CSA C22.2 No. 250.0

CSA C22.2 No. 250.0 means the CSA standard C22.2 No. 250.0-08 entitled Luminaires. (CSA C22.2 No. 250.0)

ITE VTCSH

ITE VTCSH[Repealed, SOR/2018-201, s. 52]

pin-based

pin-based means, with respect to a socket of a ceiling fan or ceiling fan light kit, one that is designed to hold a fluorescent lamp that is not integrally ballasted and that has a plug-in lamp base. It does not include a GU-24 socket. (à broche)

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 52

SUBDIVISION ATorchieres

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

CSA C22.2 No. 250.4

CSA C22.2 No. 250.4 means the CSA standard C22.2 No. 250.4-14 entitled Portable luminaires. (CSA C22.2 No. 250.4)

torchiere

torchiere means a portable luminaire that has a reflector bowl or similar-shaped reflector that directs light in a predominantly upward direction for the purpose of providing indirect lighting and that may be equipped with one or more additional sockets intended for other lighting functions. (torchère)

 
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