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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 11Dry-type Transformers (continued)

[707 to 748 reserved]

DIVISION 12Motors

SUBDIVISION AElectric Motors

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

CSA C390-10

CSA C390-10 means the CSA standard CSA C390-10 entitled Test methods, marking requirements, and energy efficiency levels for three-phase induction motors. (CSA C390-10)

electric motor

electric motor means a machine that converts electrical power into rotational mechanical power and that

  • (a) is an electric three-phase induction design;

  • (b) is one of the following designs:

    • (i) a NEMA design A, B or C with a three- or four-digit NEMA frame number,

    • (ii) an enclosed NEMA design A, B or C with a NEMA frame number of 56, or

    • (iii) an IEC design N or H with an IEC frame number of 80 or above;

  • (c) has a nominal output power of not less than 0.75 kW (1 horsepower) and not more than 375 kW (500 horsepower);

  • (d) has a cage or squirrel-cage design;

  • (e) is rated for continuous duty or S1 operation;

  • (f) is designed to operate at a single speed;

  • (g) has a nominal voltage of not more than 600 V AC;

  • (h) has a nominal frequency of 50 Hz, 50/60 Hz or 60 Hz;

  • (i) has a two-, four-, six- or eight-pole construction;

  • (j) has an open or enclosed construction; and

  • (k) has an IP code from 00 to 67.

It does not include any of the following:

  • (l) a motor that is cooled by air that is forced over the motor by a fan or blower that is not an integral part of the motor;

  • (m) a liquid-cooled motor;

  • (n) an inverter-only motor; or

  • (o) a motor that is designed to operate continuously only while immersed. (moteur électrique)

explosion-proof motor

explosion-proof motor means an electric motor

  • (a) in respect of which measures have been taken to prevent excessive temperatures and the production of arcs or sparks by the motor; or

  • (b) that is encased in an enclosure that can withstand the explosion of any flammable gas or vapour that might enter it, without being damaged and without transmitting the explosion to the outside. (moteur antidéflagrant)

footless

footless means, in respect of an electric motor, that it does not have feet or detachable feet or that it is not designed to receive detachable feet. (sans pieds)

IEC 60034-5

IEC 60034-5 means the IEC standard CEI/IEC 60034-5: 2006 entitled Rotating electrical machines - Part 5: Degrees of protection provided by the integral design of rotating electric machines (IP code) - Classification. (CEI 60034-5)

IEC 60529

IEC 60529 means the IEC standard CEI/IEC 60529: 2013 entitled Degrees of Protection Provided by Enclosures (IP Code). (CEI 60529)

IEEE 112-2004

IEEE 112-2004 means the IEEE standard IEEE 112-2004 entitled Standard Test Procedure for Polyphase Induction Motors and Generators. (IEEE 112-2004)

integral gear assembly

integral gear assembly means a product that consists of an electric motor and a gear mechanism that are combined in such a manner that

  • (a) the end bracket or mounting flange forms an integral part of both the motor and the gear mechanism; and

  • (b) if the motor and the gear mechanism are separated, only one of them remains intact. (assemblage d’engrenages intégrés)

IP code

IP code means the classification of the degree of protection provided by an enclosure, as set out in IEC 60034-5, IEC 60529 or NEMA MG-1. (code IP)

NEMA MG-1

NEMA MG-1 means the NEMA standard MG 1-2014 entitled NEMA Standards Publication No. MG 1-2014 Motors and Generators. (NEMA MG-1)

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 80

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) An electric motor is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limits

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5, 751 and 752, an electric motor is not considered to be an energy-using product if

    • (a) it was manufactured before February 3, 1995;

    • (b) it was manufactured before November 27, 1999 and is an explosion-proof motor or is part of an integral gear assembly;

    • (c) it was manufactured before January 1, 2011 and it

      • (i) has an eight-pole construction,

      • (ii) has NEMA U frame dimensions,

      • (iii) is a NEMA design C or an IEC design H,

      • (iv) is a close-coupled pump motor,

      • (v) is a vertically mounted solid shaft normal thrust motor,

      • (vi) is a fire-pump motor or other NEMA design B motor with a nominal output power of more than 150 kW (200 horsepower) or is an IEC design N motor with a nominal output power of more than 150 kW (200 horsepower), or

      • (vii) is footless;

    • (d) it was manufactured before June 1, 2016 and it

      • (i) is a NEMA design A with a nominal output power of more than 150 kW (200 horsepower),

      • (ii) is an enclosed NEMA design with a NEMA frame number of 56,

      • (iii) has NEMA frame dimensions other than T or U,

      • (iv) has an IEC frame number of 80 or more but less than 90,

      • (v) is a partial electric motor, a brake motor or a vertical hollow shaft motor,

      • (vi) is designed to operate continuously in free air, but can operate continuously for a period of at least 30 minutes while completely immersed,

      • (vii) has a separately powered blower,

      • (viii) has a base, end shields or flanges that are not within the dimensions specified in NEMA MG-1, or

      • (ix) has a NEMA shaft that is not a standard shaft, R-shaft or S-shaft, as specified in NEMA MG-1; or

    • (e) it was manufactured before June 1, 2017 and is a medical-imaging motor.

  • SOR/2018-201, s. 80

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

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

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) An electric motor complies with the energy efficiency standard if it meets the standard when tested at 100% of its nominal full load in accordance with testing procedures established by the standard set out in column 2 that are applicable to an electric motor as defined in section 749.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Electric motors that are fire-pump motorsCSA C390-10CSA C390-10, Table 2On or after February 3, 1995
    2Electric motors that are medical-imaging motorsCSA C390-10 or IEEE 112-2004NEMA MG-1, Table 12-12On or after June 1, 2017
    3Electric motors that are part of an integral gear assembly;CSA C390-10CSA C390-10, Table 2On or after November 27, 1999 and before June 1, 2016
    4Electric motors that are close-coupled pump motorsCSA C390-10CSA C390-10, Table 2On or after January 1, 2011 and before June 1, 2016
    5Electric motors that are vertically-mounted solid shaft normal thrust motorsCSA C390-10CSA C390-10, Table 2On or after January 1, 2011 and before June 1, 2016
    6

    Electric motors that

    • (a) have an eight-pole construction;

    • (b) have NEMA U frame dimensions;

    • (c) are a NEMA design C or an IEC design H;

    • (d) have a nominal output power of more than 150 kW (200 HP) and are a NEMA design B or an IEC design N; or

    • (e) are footless.

    CSA C390-10CSA C390-10, Table 2On or after January 1, 2011 and before June 1, 2016
    7Electric motors other than motors described in items 1 to 6CSA C390-10CSA C390-10, Table 3On or after February 3, 1995 and before June 1, 2016
    8Electric motors other than fire-pump motors or medical-imaging motorsCSA C390-10 or IEEE 112-2004NEMA MG-1, Table 12-12On or after June 1, 2016
  • SOR/2018-201, s. 80
 
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