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

Regulations are current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2024-03-27. Previous Versions

PART 2Energy-Using Products (continued)

DIVISION 1Household Appliances (continued)

SUBDIVISION CIntegrated Clothes Washer-Dryers (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 an integrated clothes washer-dryer described in column 1.

TABLE

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemEnergy-using ProductTesting StandardInformation
1Integrated clothes washer-dryers manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before March 7, 2015

CSA C360-03 for clothes washer function

CSA C361-92 for clothes dryer function

  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) V;

  • (c) annual energy consumption, in kWh, for clothes washer function and clothes dryer function;

  • (d) modified energy factor in L/kWh/cycle for clothes washer function;

  • (e) energy factor in kg/kWh for clothes dryer function;

  • (f) water consumption factor in L/cycle/L;

  • (g) maximum water temperature available, namely, ≤ 57.2°C or > 57.2°C;

  • (h) which of the wash/rinse temperature
    selections listed in Table 5 of CSA C360-03 the product has;

  • (i) water fill control system the product has, namely, manual or adaptive; and

  • (j) drying controls the product has, namely, timed, auto-temp or auto-moisture.

2Integrated clothes washer-dryers manufactured on or after March 7, 2015

CSA C360-13 for clothes washer function

CSA C361-16 or 10 C.F.R. Appendix D2 for clothes dryer function

  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) V;

  • (c) annual energy consumption, in kWh, for clothes washer function and clothes dryer function;

  • (d) integrated modified energy factor in L/kWh/cycle for clothes washer function;

  • (e) combined energy factor in kg/kWh for clothes dryer function;

  • (f) integrated water consumption factor in L/cycle/L;

  • (g) maximum water temperature available, namely, ≤ 57.2°C or > 57.2°C;

  • (h) which of the wash/rinse temperature
    selections listed in Table 5 of CSA C360-13 the product has;

  • (i) water fill control system the product has, namely, manual or adaptive; and

  • (j) drying controls the product has, namely, timed, auto-temp or auto-moisture.

SUBDIVISION DDishwashers

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

CSA C373-04

CSA C373-04 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C373-04 entitled Energy Consumption Test Methods and Limits for Household Dishwashers. (CSA C373-04)

CSA C373-14

CSA C373-14 means the CSA standard CAN/CSA-C373-14 entitled Energy Performance and Water Consumption of Household Dishwashers. (CSA C373-14)

dishwasher

dishwasher means an electrically operated automatic household dishwasher. (lave-vaisselle)

Marginal note:Size category

 For the purposes of these Regulations, the size category of a dishwasher is

  • (a) compact, if it has a capacity of less than eight place settings and six serving pieces; or

  • (b) standard, if it has a capacity that is equal to or greater than eight place settings and six serving pieces.

Marginal note:Type

 For the purposes of these Regulations, a dishwasher is one of the following types:

  • (a) built-in, if it is designed to be permanently connected to a water and electric supply in a dwelling; or

  • (b) portable, if it is designed not to be permanently connected to a water and electric supply in a dwelling.

Marginal note:Labelling — total annual energy consumption

 In respect of a dishwasher that is manufactured on or after January 1, 2010, a reference to “annual energy consumption” in Schedule 1 is to be read as a reference to “total annual energy consumption”.

Marginal note:Energy-using product

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

  • Marginal note:Limit

    (2) However, for the purposes of sections 4, 5, 13 to 15 and 37, a dishwasher 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 dishwashers described in column 1 that are manufactured during the periods set out in column 4.

  • Marginal note:Testing standard

    (2) A dishwasher 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 dishwasher as defined in section 32.

    TABLE

    Column 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
    ItemEnergy-using ProductTesting StandardEnergy Efficiency StandardPeriod of Manufacture
    1DishwashersCSA C373-04CSA C373-04, Table 2On or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2010
    2Dishwashers that are standardCSA C373-04Total annual energy consumption ≤ 355 kWhOn or after January 1, 2010 and before May 30, 2013
    3[Repealed, SOR/2018-201, s. 11]
    4Dishwashers that are compactCSA C373-04Total annual energy consumption ≤ 260 kWhOn or after January 1, 2010 and before May 30, 2013
    5DishwashersCSA C373-14CSA C373-14, Table 2On or after May 30, 2013

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 dishwasher 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
1Dishwashers manufactured on or after February 3, 1995 and before January 1, 2010CSA C373-04, for information set out in paragraphs (b) to (d)
  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) volume, in L, of hot water used;

  • (c) annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) energy factor in cycles/kWh; and

  • (e) drying option the product has, namely, heat dry or heat on/heat off.

2Dishwashers manufactured on or after January 1, 2010 and before May 30, 2013CSA C373-04, for information set out in paragraphs (b) to (e)
  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) volume, in L, of hot water used;

  • (c) total annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) annual standby energy consumption in kWh;

  • (e) energy factor in cycles/kWh; and

  • (f) drying option the product has, namely,

    • (i) power-dry with fan and heat on,

    • (ii) power-dry with fan on and heat off, or

    • (iii) power-dry off.

3Dishwashers manufactured on or after May 30, 2013CSA C373-14, for information set out in paragraphs (b) to (d) and (f)
  • (a) type and size category;

  • (b) volume, in L, of hot water used;

  • (c) total annual energy consumption in kWh;

  • (d) annual standby energy consumption in kWh;

  • (e) drying option the product has, namely,

    • (i) power-dry with fan and heat on,

    • (ii) power-dry with fan on and heat off, or

    • (iii) power-dry off; and

  • (f) water consumption factor in L/cycle.

SUBDIVISION ERefrigerators and Combination Refrigerator-Freezers

Marginal note:Definitions

 The following definitions apply in this Subdivision.

combination refrigerator-freezer

combination refrigerator-freezer means a household combination refrigerator-freezer that has a defrost system, including a compressor-cycled automatic defrost system and a capacity of 1 105 L (39 cubic feet) or less. (réfrigérateur-congélateur)

compressor-cycled automatic defrost system

compressor-cycled automatic defrost system means a defrost system in which the defrosting action for the refrigerated spaces occurs using the natural warming of the evaporator and that is automatically initiated when the compressor is cycled on and automatically terminated when the compressor is cycled off. (dispositif de dégivrage automatique à cycle du compresseur)

refrigerator

refrigerator means a household refrigerator that has a capacity of 1 105 L (39 cubic feet) or less and that has a defrost system, including a compressor-cycled automatic defrost system. It does not include

  • (a) a household refrigerator that uses an absorption refrigeration system; or

  • (b) a miscellaneous refrigeration product. (réfrigérateur)

Type 5A combination refrigerator-freezer

Type 5A combination refrigerator-freezer[Repealed, SOR/2019-163, s. 3]

Marginal note:Size category

 For the purposes of these Regulations, the size category of a refrigerator or combination refrigerator-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 70 L (2.5 cubic feet);

  • (b) 70 to 126 L (2.5 to 4.4 cubic feet);

  • (c) 127 to 182 L (4.5 to 6.4 cubic feet);

  • (d) 183 to 239 L (6.5 to 8.4 cubic feet);

  • (e) 240 to 295 L (8.5 to 10.4 cubic feet);

  • (f) 296 to 352 L (10.5 to 12.4 cubic feet);

  • (g) 353 to 409 L (12.5 to 14.4 cubic feet);

  • (h) 410 to 465 L (14.5 to 16.4 cubic feet);

  • (i) 466 to 522 L (16.5 to 18.4 cubic feet);

  • (j) 523 to 579 L (18.5 to 20.4 cubic feet);

  • (k) 580 to 635 L (20.5 to 22.4 cubic feet);

  • (l) 636 to 692 L (22.5 to 24.4 cubic feet);

  • (m) 693 to 748 L (24.5 to 26.4 cubic feet);

  • (n) 749 to 805 L (26.5 to 28.4 cubic feet);

  • (o) 806 to 862 L (28.5 to 30.4 cubic feet); or

  • (p) 863 to 1 105 L (30.5 to 39.0 cubic feet).

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.

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.

 

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