Proposal to amend O.Reg. 404/12 (Energy and Water Efficiency - Appliances and Products) under the Green Energy Act, 2009 ("Efficiency Regulation").
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Green Energy Act, 2009
Summary of Proposal:
A. Set test method, scope and/or efficiency requirements for five (5) new products:
dedicated purpose pool pumps, residential electric steam boilers, uninterruptible
power supplies, air compressors and portable air conditioners.
B. Update test method, scope and/or energy efficiency requirements for eight (8)
existing products, to harmonize or align with existing requirements in the DOE
Regulation and/or NRCan's proposals for the federal energy efficiency regulation:
liquid-filled distribution transformers, ceiling fan (air flow), ceiling fan lighting kits,
miscellaneous refrigeration products (e.g. wine chillers), single package vertical air
conditioners and heat pumps, small air conditioners, heat pumps and internal water-
loop heat pumps and variable refrigerant flow water-source heat pumps.
C. Update test method, scope and energy efficiency requirements for two (2) existing
products, to align with updated CSA standards: highmast luminaires and luminaires
for roadway and street lighting.
D. Make changes to the regulation to better align and clarify harmonization intent for
certain products with no changes to minimum energy performance standards, and to
update references to most recent editions of referenced standards with no intention
to affect minimum energy performance standards:
June 19, 2017
Comments Due Date:
August 2, 2017