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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 2Air Conditioners, Condensing Units and Chillers (continued)

SUBDIVISION BLarge Air Conditioners (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 large air conditioner described in column 1.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemEnergy-using ProductStandardInformation
1Large air conditioners manufactured on or after December 31, 1998 and before January 1, 2010CSA C746-98
  • (a) product classification set out in Column II of Table 1 of CSA C746-98;

  • (b) cooling capacity, in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) energy efficiency ratio; and

  • (d) information that indicates whether the product has a heating section and, if so, whether it is electric or other than electric.

2Large air conditioners manufactured on or after January 1, 2010 and before January 1, 2018

CSA C746-06

AHRI 340/360 for IEER

  • (a) product classification set out in Column II of Table 1 of CSA C746-06;

  • (b) cooling capacity, in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) energy efficiency ratio;

  • (d) IEER; and

  • (e) information that indicates whether the product has a heating section and, if so, whether it is electric or other than electric.

3Large air conditioners manufactured on or after January 1, 2018CSA C746-17
  • (a) product classification set out in Column II of Table 1 of CSA C746-17;

  • (b) cooling capacity, in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) energy efficiency ratio;

  • (d) IEER; and

  • (e) information that indicates whether the product has a heating section and, if so, whether it is electric or other than electric.

SUBDIVISION CPackaged Terminal Air Conditioners

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

CSA C744-04

CSA C744-04 means the joint CSA and AHRI standard ANSI/AHRI 310/380-2004/CAN/CSA-C744-04 entitled Standard for Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. (CSA C744-04)

CSA C744-14

CSA C744-14 means the joint CSA and AHRI standard ANSI/AHRI 310/380-2014/CAN/CSA-C744-14 entitled Standard for Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. (CSA C744-14)

CSA C744-17

CSA C744-17 means the joint CSA and AHRI standard ANSI/AHRI 310/380-2017/CAN/CSA-C744-17 entitled Packaged terminal air-conditioners and heat pumps. (CSA C744-17 )

packaged terminal air conditioner

packaged terminal air conditioner means a factory-built packaged terminal air conditioner that

  • (a) consists of a wall sleeve and a separate unencased cooling component and is intended to cool a single room or zone; or

  • (b) consists of a wall sleeve and a separate unencased combination of heating and cooling components and is intended to heat and cool a single room or zone. (climatiseur terminal autonome)

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A packaged terminal air conditioner is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 122, a packaged terminal air conditioner is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after December 31, 1998.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 2 of the table to this section apply to packaged terminal air conditioners that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 3.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A packaged terminal air conditioner 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 1 that are applicable to a packaged terminal air conditioner as defined in section 120.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3
    ItemStandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1CSA C744-04CSA C744-04, Table 2On or after December 31, 1998 and before September 30, 2012
    2CSA C744-14CSA C744-14, Table 2On or after September 30, 2012 and before January 1, 2017
    3CSA C744-17CSA C744-17, Table 2On or after January 1, 2017

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 packaged terminal air conditioner:

    • (a) its cooling capacity, expressed in kilowatts (British thermal units per hour);

    • (b) its energy efficiency ratio; and

    • (c) if applicable, identification of the product as a replacement unit.

  • Marginal note:Standard

    (2) The information must be collected in accordance with

    • (a) CSA C744-04, if the product was manufactured on or after December 31, 1998 and before September 30, 2012;

    • (b) CSA C744-14, if the product was manufactured on or after September 30, 2012 and before January 1, 2017; or

    • (c) CSA C744-17, if the product is manufactured on or after January 1, 2017.

SUBDIVISION DSingle Package Central Air Conditioners

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

off mode power consumption

off mode power consumption means the power consumption when the unit is connected to mains power but is not providing cooling or heating. (consommation d’énergie en mode arrêt)

single package central air conditioner

single package central air conditioner means a single-phase or three-phase central air conditioner that is a single package unit and that has a cooling capacity of less than 19 kW (65,000 Btu/h). It does not include a single package vertical air conditioner. (climatiseur central monobloc)

through-the-wall

through-the-wall means, in respect of a single package central air conditioner, one that has a cooling capacity less than or equal to 8.79 kW (30,000 Btu/h), is designed to be installed through an exterior wall and is manufactured prior to January 1, 2023. (mural)

Marginal note:Energy-using product

  •  (1) A single package central air conditioner is prescribed as an energy-using product.

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5 and 126, a single package central air conditioner is not considered to be an energy-using product unless it is manufactured on or after February 3, 1995.

Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards — single-phase

  •  (1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 3 of Table 1 to this section apply to single-phase single package central air conditioners described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Energy efficiency standards — three-phase

    (1.1) The energy efficiency standards set out in column 3 of Table 2 to this section apply to three-phase single package central air conditioners described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A single package central air conditioner 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 single package central air conditioner as defined in section 124.

    TABLE 1

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductTesting StandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Single package central air conditioners, other than those that are through-the-wall or small-duct and high-velocity

    CSA C656-14 for seasonal energy efficiency ratio

    10 C.F.R. Appendix M for off mode power consumption

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 14.0

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 30 W

    On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
    2Single package central air conditioners that are through-the-wall

    CSA C656-05 for seasonal energy efficiency ratio

    10 C.F.R. Appendix M for off mode power consumption

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 30 W

    On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
    3Single package central air conditioners that are small-duct and high-velocity

    CSA C656-14 for seasonal energy efficiency ratio

    10 C.F.R. Appendix M for off mode power consumption

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 30 W

    On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
    4Single package central air conditioners, other than those that are space-constrained10 C.F.R. Appendix M1

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio 2 ≥ 13.4

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 30 W

    On or after January 1, 2023
    5Single package central air conditioners that are space-constrained10 C.F.R. Appendix M1

    Seasonal energy efficiency ratio 2 ≥ 11.7

    Off mode power consumption ≤ 30 W

    On or after January 1, 2023

    TABLE 2

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductTesting StandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1Single package central air conditioners, other than those that are through-the-wall, or small-duct and high-velocityCSA C656-14Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 14.0On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
    2Single package central air conditioners, other than those that are space-constrainedCSA C656-14Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 14.0On or after January 1, 2023
    3Single package central air conditioners that are through-the-wallCSA C656-05Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023
    4Single package central air conditioners that are space-constrainedCSA C656-14Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0On or after January 1, 2023
    5Single package central air conditioners that are small-duct and high-velocityCSA C656-14Seasonal energy efficiency ratio ≥ 12.0On or after January 1, 2017 and before January 1, 2023

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 single package central air conditioner 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 ProductTesting StandardInformation
1Single package central air conditioners that are single-phase, other than those that are through-the-wall, manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023

CSA C656-14 for information set out in paragraphs (a) to (c)

10 C.F.R. Appendix M for off mode power consumption

  • (a) product classification set out in column II of Table 1 to CSA C656-14;

  • (b) cooling capacity in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) seasonal energy efficiency ratio;

  • (d) off mode power consumption, in watts; and

  • (e) phase of electric current.

2Single package central air conditioners that are three-phase, other than those that are through-the-wall, manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023CSA C656-14 for information set out in paragraphs (a) to (c)
  • (a) product classification set out in column II of Table 1 to CSA C656-14;

  • (b) cooling capacity in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) seasonal energy efficiency ratio; and

  • (d) phase of electric current.

3Single package central air conditioners that are single-phase, through-the-wall and manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023

CSA C656-05 for information set out in paragraphs (a) to (c)

10 C.F.R. Appendix M for off mode power consumption

  • (a) product classification set out in column II of Table 1 to CSA C656-05;

  • (b) cooling capacity in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) seasonal energy efficiency ratio;

  • (d) off mode power consumption, in watts; and

  • (e) phase of electric current.

4Single package central air conditioners that are three-phase, through-the-wall and manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2023CSA C656-05 for information set out in paragraphs (a) to (c)
  • (a) product classification set out in column II of Table 1 to CSA C656-05;

  • (b) cooling capacity in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) seasonal energy efficiency ratio; and

  • (d) phase of electric current.

5Single package central air conditioners that are three-phase and manufactured on or after January 1, 2023CSA C656-14 for information set out in paragraphs (a) to (c)
  • (a) product classification set out in column II of Table 1 to CSA C656-14;

  • (b) cooling capacity in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) seasonal energy efficiency ratio; and

  • (d) phase of electric current.

6Single package central air conditioners that are single-phase and manufactured on or after January 1, 202310 C.F.R. Appendix M1 for information set out in paragraphs (b) to (d)
  • (a) type;

  • (b) cooling capacity in kW (Btu/h);

  • (c) seasonal energy efficiency ratio 2;

  • (d) off mode power consumption, in watts; and

  • (e) phase of electric current.

 
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