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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 1Household Appliances (continued)

SUBDIVISION ERefrigerators and Combination Refrigerator-Freezers (continued)

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.

  • SOR/2019-163, s. 5

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
  • SOR/2019-163, s. 6

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]

  • 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.

  • SOR/2019-163, s. 8

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).

  • SOR/2019-163, s. 9

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.

  • SOR/2019-163, s. 10

Marginal note:Energy-using product

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

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5, 13 to 15 and 49, a 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 freezers described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A 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 freezer as defined in section 45.

    TABLE

    ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    Energy-using ProductStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1FreezersCSA C300-12CSA C300-12, Table 1On or after February 3, 1995 and before September 15, 2014
    2FreezersCSA C300-15CSA C300-15, Table 1On or after September 15, 2014
  • SOR/2019-163, s. 11
 
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