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

Regulations are current to 2020-11-17 and last amended on 2019-12-12. 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.

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 76

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)

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 76

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.

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 76
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.

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 76

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)
  • SOR/2018-201, s. 76

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.

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 76
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.

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 76
  • SOR/2019-163, s. 51

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
  • SOR/2018-201, s. 76
  • SOR/2019-163, s. 52
 
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