Regulation - LGIC

Proposal to amend O. Reg. 404/12 (Energy Efficiency - Appliances and Products) under the Green Energy Act, 2009 ("Efficiency Regulation")

Regulation Number(s):
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Green Energy Act, 2009
Summary of Proposal:
The purpose of the amendment is to set or update test methods and/or efficiency requirements for certain prescribed energy products in order to encourage energy efficiency and to reduce the energy consumption of these products. The proposed amendment would continue the Efficiency Regulation's goal of reducing the environmental impact of energy use and encouraging energy conservation by increasing the efficiency of products sold or leased in Ontario, thus reducing the consumption of fossil fuels and the release of pollutants to the environment. The proposed amendment would update the Efficiency Regulation with new or enhanced minimum efficiency standards and/or test methods for 20 products, harmonizing Ontario's requirements with the highest available minimum efficiency standards in North America where economic.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
May 21, 2015
Comments Due Date:
July 6, 2015