O. Reg. 298/14: ENERGY EFFICIENCY - APPLIANCES AND PRODUCTS

Link to law: http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r14298
Published: 2014-12-16

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ontario regulation 298/14

made under the

Green Energy Act, 2009

Made: December 10, 2014
Filed: December 16, 2014
Published on e-Laws: December 16, 2014
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: January 3, 2015


Amending O. Reg. 404/12

(ENERGY EFFICIENCY - APPLIANCES AND PRODUCTS)

1. Ontario Regulation 404/12 is amended by adding the following section:

Equivalent testing standard

2.3 Where a testing standard is set out in section 1 of a Schedule to this Regulation, the person who is to apply the standard may apply a different standard, or a combination of standards or components of standards, as long as the person is satisfied on reasonable grounds that the testing standard, as it pertains to the prescribed efficiency standard or requirement, is equivalent.

2. (1) Subparagraph 2 i of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 1991 to December 31, 2015 inclusive.

(2) Section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

2.1 Range, gas, residential:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2016 or later.

ii. Testing standard: not applicable.

iii. Scope of application: a household propane or natural gas range that is used for food preparation and that provides one or any combination of the following functions:

A. Top or surface cooking.

B. Oven cooking.

C. Broiling.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: No standing pilot light.

(3) Paragraph 3.1 of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

3.1 Clothes washer, residential:

i. Date of manufacture: March 7, 2015 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (j) Clothes washers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: an electrically-operated appliance that is designed for residential use to clean clothes, using a water solution of soap or detergent, or both, and that does not require mechanical fastening to a floor or wall for safe operation. This includes a product appliance that is either standard or compact and is either top-loading or front-loading.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement:  The energy requirements from U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (g) Clothes washers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.  However, the requirements under that Code for top-loading washers must be met by all vertical-axis washers and the requirements for front-loading washers must be met by all horizontal-axis washers.  In addition, an automatic front-loading washer or a semi-automatic washer must have an unheated rinse water option.

(4) Paragraph 3.2 of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked.

(5) Subparagraph 4 iv of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement:

A. modified energy factor for vertical-axis washers: ≥ 45.31 L/kWh/cycle,

B. modified energy factor for horizontal-axis washers: ≥ 56.63 L/kWh/cycle,

C. horizontal-axis washers must have an unheated rinse water option.

(6) Paragraph 5.1 of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

5.1 Clothes dryer, residential, electrically-heated:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2015 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (d) Clothes dryers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: a tumble-type electrically-operated and electrically- heated residential clothes dryer designed for a 60 Hz AC supply with a nominal system voltage of 120 volt single-phase, 120/240 volt single-phase, or 120/208 volt three-phase.  However, coin- and card-operated dryers are excluded.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (h) Clothes dryers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

(7) Paragraph 6.2 of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

6.2 Clothes dryer, residential, gas-fired:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2015 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (d) Clothes dryers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: A household cabinet-like appliance designed to dry fabrics in a tumble-type drum with forced air circulation using natural gas or propane as the heat source and electric motor(s) for the drum and blower(s).  However, ventless dryers are excluded.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (h) Clothes dryers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

(8) Paragraph 6.4 of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

6.4 Integrated/combination clothes washer and dryer:

i. Date of manufacture: March 7, 2015 or later.

ii. Testing standard:

A. for the clothes drying function using gas or electricity: the testing standard for a gas-fired residential dryer or an electrically-heated residential clothes dryer under this Regulation, and

B. for the clothes washing function: the testing standard for a residential clothes washer under this Regulation.

iii. Scope of application:

A. an integrated clothes washer and dryer: a household appliance with a clothes dryer component located above, below or beside a clothes washer component and with both controlled by a common control panel and powered by a single power source or by gas and a single electrical power source, and

B. a

combination clothes washer and dryer: a household appliance with a clothes washer function and clothes dryer function utilizing the same drum and with both controlled by a common control panel and powered by a single power source or by gas and a single electrical power source.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement:

A. for clothes drying functions using gas or electricity: the prescribed efficiency standard or requirement for a gas-fired residential dryer or an electrically-heated residential clothes dryer under this Regulation, and

B. for the clothes washing function: the prescribed efficiency standard or requirement for a residential clothes washer under this Regulation.

(9) Paragraph 7.1 of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

7.1 Dishwasher, residential:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2014 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (c) Dishwashers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: a “dishwasher” as defined in the Federal Energy Efficiency Regulations (May 4, 2012 version).

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: the energy requirements from U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (f) Dishwashers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

(10) Subparagraph 8.1 i of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2015 inclusive.

(11) Section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

8.2 Dehumidifier, self-contained, with a daily water removal capacity of up to 87.5 litres:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2016 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (z) Dehumidifiers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: the same scope as the testing standard, but limited to products whose primary purpose is to remove moisture from the air.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (v) Dehumidifiers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

(12) Subparagraph 9.1 iii of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

iii. Scope of application:

A. a “freezer” as defined in U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart A, §430.2 Definitions, as it read on January 1, 2014, but limited to freezers with a maximum capacity of 850 L (30ft3) and excluding refrigerator-freezers, freezers using an absorption refrigeration system, wine chillers and hybrid wine chillers,

B. a “refrigerator” as defined in U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart A, §430.2 Definitions, as it read on January 1, 2014, but limited to refrigerators with a maximum capacity of 1,100 L (39ft3) and excluding refrigerators using an absorption refrigeration system and hybrid wine chillers. For greater certainty, refrigerator-freezers and wine chillers are excluded, and

C. a “refrigerator-freezer” as defined in U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart A, §430.2 Definitions, as it read on January 1, 2014, but limited to refrigerator-freezers with a maximum capacity of 1,100 L (39ft3) and excluding refrigerator-freezers using an absorption refrigeration system and hybrid wine chillers.

(13) Subparagraph 9.1 iv of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (a) Refrigerators/refrigerator-freezers/freezers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

(14) Subparagraph 12.1 i of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

i. Date of manufacture: July 1, 2013 to March 26, 2017 inclusive.

(15) Sub-subparagraph 12.1 ii B of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

B. for a commercial refrigerator, freezer or refrigerator-freezer that is closed and is either self-contained for ice-cream applications or remote-condensing, U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart C, §431.64 Uniform test method for the measurement of energy consumption of commercial refrigerators, freezers, and refrigerator-freezers, as it read on January 1, 2014, or a later version.

(16) Subparagraph 12.1 iii of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

iii. Scope of application: a “commercial refrigerator, freezer and refrigerator-freezer”, as described in U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart C, §431.62 Definitions concerning commercial refrigerators, freezers and refrigerator-freezers, as it read on January 1, 2014, that is closed and whose primary purpose is to store or to store and exhibit merchandise or other perishables. However, custom and walk-in freezers, refrigerator-freezers, refrigerators, vending machines and soft-serve extruders are excluded.

(17) Subparagraph 13 i of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

i. Date of manufacture: June 1, 2006 to June 30, 2015 inclusive.

(18) Section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraphs:

13.1 Refrigerated display cabinet:

i. Date of manufacture: July 1, 2015 to March 26, 2017 inclusive.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart C, §431.64 Uniform test method for the measurement of energy consumption of commercial refrigerators, freezers, and refrigerator-freezers, as it read on January 1, 2014, or a later version.

iii. Scope of application: a “commercial refrigerator, freezer and refrigerator-freezer”, as described in U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart C, §431.62 Definitions concerning commercial refrigerators, freezers and refrigerator-freezers, as it read on January 1, 2014, that is open and connected to a remote condensing unit, and whose primary purpose is to store and exhibit merchandise and other perishables. However, custom and walk-in freezers, refrigerator-freezers, refrigerators and vending machines are excluded.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart C, §431.66 Energy conservation standards and their effective dates, as it read on January 1, 2014.

13.2 Commercial refrigeration (refrigerator, freezer, refrigerator-freezer and display cabinets):

i. Date of manufacture: March 27, 2017 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart C, §431.64 Uniform test method for the measurement of energy consumption of commercial refrigerators, freezers, and refrigerator-freezers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: a “commercial refrigerator, freezer and refrigerator-freezer”, as described in U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart C, §431.62 Definitions concerning commercial refrigerators, freezers and refrigerator-freezers, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured, whose primary purpose is to store or to store and exhibit merchandise or other perishables. However, custom and walk-in freezers, refrigerator-freezers and refrigerators are excluded.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart C, §431.66 Energy conservation standards and their effective dates, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

(19) Subparagraph 14.2 ii of section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: CAN/CSA C742-98, Performance of Automatic Ice-Makers and Ice Storage Bins.

(20) Section 1 of Schedule 1 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

17. Microwave:

i. Date of manufacture: June 17, 2016 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (i) Kitchen ranges and ovens, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: a “microwave oven” as defined in U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart A, §430.2 Definitions, as it read on January 1, 2014.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (j) Cooking Products, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

3. (1) Subparagraph 1.1 ii of section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: CAN/CSA B211-00, Energy Efficiency of Oil-Fired Storage Tank Water Heaters, or U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (e) Water Heaters, as it read on January 1, 2014.

(2) Subparagraph 1.1 iv of section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (d) Water heaters, as it read on January 1, 2014.

(3) Subparagraphs 2.2 ii and iii of section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: CAN/CSA-P.3-04, Testing Method for Measuring Energy Consumption and Determining Efficiencies of Gas-Fired Storage Water Heaters, or U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (e) Water Heaters, as it read on January 1, 2014.

iii. Scope of application: a stationary gas-fired water heater designed to supply domestic hot water that has a capacity of not less than 76 L (20 US gallons) and not more than 380 L (100 US gallons), that heats and stores water within the appliance at a thermostatically controlled temperature of less than 82°C (180°F) for delivery on demand, and that has an input of 22 kW (75,000 Btu/h) or less. However, units with an input rating of 4,000 Btu/h or more per US gallon of stored water and units designed for combination space and water heating applications are excluded.  For greater certainty, tabletop water heaters are included.

(4) Subparagraph 4.1 ii of section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: ANSI Z21.10.3-2013 / CSA 4.3-2013, Gas-fired water heaters, volume III, storage water heaters with input ratings above 75,000 Btu per hour, circulating and instantaneous, or U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart G, §431.106 Uniform test method for the measurement of energy efficiency of commercial water heaters and hot water supply boilers (other than commercial heat pump water heaters), as it read on January 1, 2014.

(5) Subparagraph 4.1 iv of section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart G, §431.110 Energy conservation standards and their effective dates, as it read on January 1, 2014.

(6) Paragraphs 5 and 5.1 of section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

5. Water heater, electric, storage, 50 L to 450 L:

i. Date of manufacture: June 24, 2005 to April 15, 2015 inclusive.

ii. Testing standard: CAN/CSA C191-04, Performance of Electric Storage Tank Water Heaters for Domestic Hot Water Service.

iii. Scope of application: a stationary electrically-heated storage water heater with a capacity of at least 50 L but not more than 450 L that is intended for use on a pressurized system. However, units with an input rating of 4,000 Btu/h or more per US gallon of stored water and units designed for combination space and water heating applications are excluded.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: Clause 4.8 of CAN/CSA C191-04.

5.1 Water heater, electric, storage, 50 L to 454 L and with an input rating of not more than 12 kW:

i. Date of manufacture: April 16, 2015 or later.

ii. Testing standards: CAN/CSA C191-04, Performance of Electric Storage Tank Water Heaters for Domestic Hot Water Service.

iii. Scope of application: a stationary electrically-heated water heater designed to supply domestic hot water that has a capacity of not less than 50 L (13 US gallons) and not more than 454 L (120 US gallons), that heats and stores water within the appliance at a thermostatically controlled temperature for delivery on demand and that has an input of 12 kW or less. This includes all heat pump water heaters and storage table top water heaters that meet this description. However, units with an input rating of 4,000 Btu/h or more per US gallon of stored water and units designed for combination space and water heating applications are excluded.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: in calculating the maximum standby loss in accordance with sub-subparagraph A or B, “V” is the rated volume in litres of the storage tank:

A. for tanks with bottom inlet, maximum standby loss in W =,

1. 0.2 V + 40 for tanks with V ≥ 50 L and ≤ 270 L, and

2. 0.472 V − 33.5 for tanks with V > 270 L and ≤ 454 L,

B. for tanks with top inlet, maximum standby loss in W =,

1. 0.2 V + 35 for tanks with V ≥ 50 L and


2. 0.2 V + 25 for tanks with V ≥ 160 L and


3. 0.472 V − 48.5 for tanks with V ≥ 270 L and ≤ 290, and

4. 0.472 V − 38.5 for tanks with V > 290 L and ≤ 454 L.

(7) Paragraph 5.2 of section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation is amended by striking out the portion before subparagraph i and substituting the following:

5.2 Water heater, electric, storage, greater than 454 L or with an input rating of more than 12 kW:

(8) Subparagraphs 5.2 ii and iii of section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standards: either U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart G, §431.106 Uniform test method for the measurement of energy efficiency of commercial water heaters and hot water supply boilers (other than commercial heat pump water heaters), as it read on January 1, 2014; or U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart G, §431.106 Uniform test method for the measurement of energy efficiency of commercial water heaters and hot water supply boilers (other than commercial heat pump water heaters), as it read on January 1, 2014, but using ANSI Z21.10.3-2013 / CSA 4.3-2013 Annex E2 instead of ANSI Z21.10.3-2011 Exhibit G2.

iii. Scope of application: an electrically-heated water heater designed to supply domestic hot water that has a capacity of more than 454 L (120 US gallons) or an input of more than 12 kW, or both, and that heats and stores water within the appliance at a thermostatically controlled temperature for delivery on demand. For greater certainty, this includes appliances that provide both space heating and domestic hot water that meet this description, and storage water heaters that are part of a circulating water heater system. However, units with an input rating of 4,000 Btu/h or more per US gallon of stored water are excluded.

(9) Subparagraph 6.1 i of section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

i. Date of manufacture: July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2015 inclusive.

(10) Section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

6.2 Pool heater, gas-fired:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2016 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (p) Pool heaters, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: A gas-fired appliance designed for heating non-potable water contained at atmospheric pressure, for swimming pools, spas, hot tubs and similar applications.  For greater certainty, convection-type pool heaters are included.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (k) Pool heaters, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

(11) Section 1 of Schedule 2 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

8. Water heater, electric, instantaneous, input 12 kW or less:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2016 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (e) Water Heaters, as it read on January 1, 2015.

iii. Scope of application: a stationary electrically-heated water heater designed to supply domestic hot water that has an input rating of 4,000 Btu/h or more per US gallon of stored water and an input of 12 kW or less. For greater certainty, this includes tabletop water heaters and the water heating part of a circulating water heating system, if it meets this description.  However, appliances that provide both space heating and domestic hot water, and water heaters designed and marketed exclusively for scientific, medical or research purposes are excluded.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (d) Water heaters, as it read on January 1, 2015.

4. (1) Subparagraph 4.1 ii of section 1 of Schedule 3 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: CSA P.2-13, Testing method for measuring the annual fuel utilization efficiency of residential gas-fired or oil-fired furnaces and boilers, or U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (n) Furnaces, as it read on January 1, 2014. For furnaces manufactured on or before June 30, 2016, CSA B212-00, Energy Utilization Efficiencies of Oil-Fired Furnaces and Boilers, may be used instead.

(2) Subparagraphs 4.2 ii and iii of section 1 of Schedule 3 to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (n) Furnaces, as it read on January 1, 2014.

iii. Scope of application: an “electric central furnace” as defined in U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart A, §430.2 Definitions, as it read on January 1, 2014.

(3) Subparagraphs 5.1 ii and iii of Section 1 of Schedule 3 to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: CAN/CSA P.2-13, Testing method for measuring the annual fuel utilization efficiency of residential gas-fired or oil-fired furnaces and boilers. However, for boilers manufactured on or before June 30, 2016, CAN/CSA P.2-07, Testing Method for Measuring the Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency of Residential Gas-Fired Furnaces and Boilers may be used instead.

iii. Scope of application: a gas-heated boiler that uses propane or natural gas that is intended for application in a low pressure steam or hot water central heating system and that has an input rate of less than 88 kW (300,000 Btu/h). However, units that are designed for combination space and water heating are excluded other than systems equipped with tankless domestic water heating coils.

(4) Paragraph 13.1 of section 1 of Schedule 3 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

13.1 Room heater, gas-fired:

i. Date of manufacture: July 1, 2013 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (o) Vented home heating equipment, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: a self-contained free-standing non-recessed gas-fired heater that furnishes warmed air without the use of ducts. However, hearth heaters and fireplaces are excluded.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (i) Direct heating equipment, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

(5) Paragraph 14.1 of section 1 of Schedule 3 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

14.1 Wall furnace, gas-fired:

i. Date of manufacture: July 1, 2013 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (o) Vented home heating equipment, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: a self-contained gas-fired heater that is designed for incorporation in, or permanent attachment to, a wall and that furnishes warmed air without the use of ducts. However, hearth heaters and fireplaces are excluded.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (i) Direct heating equipment, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

(6) Paragraph 15 of section 1 of Schedule 3 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

15. Floor furnace, gas-fired:

i. Date of manufacture: July 1, 2014 or later.

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (o) Vented home heating equipment, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

iii. Scope of application: a self-contained gas-fired heater suspended from or attached below the floor of the space being heated that takes air for combustion from outside this space and that furnishes warmed air without the use of ducts.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (i) Direct heating equipment, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured.

5. (1) Subparagraph 1.2 ii of section 1 of Schedule 4 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (m) Central Air Conditioners and heat pumps, as it read on January 1, 2014. However, the heating season performance factor — Region V (HSPF V) must be calculated and used instead of HSPF IV.

(2) Subparagraph 3.1 ii of section 1 of Schedule 4 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart F, §431.96 Uniform test method for the measurement of energy efficiency of commercial air conditioners and heat pumps, as it read on January 1, 2014.

(3) Sub-subparagraphs 3.1 iv B, D and F of section 1 of Schedule 4 to the Regulation are amended by striking out “CapC”  wherever it appears and in each case substituting “CapC

”.

(4) Sub-subparagraph 4.1 ii A of section 1 of Schedule 4 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

A. for through-the-wall and in-the-window systems: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (f) Room air conditioners, as it read on January 1, 2014, and

(5) Subparagraph 4.1 iii of section 1 of Schedule 4 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

iii. Scope of application: an encased assembly designed to provide air conditioned air that has a prime source of refrigeration, is powered by a single phase electric current, is designed for unducted applications, that may include a means for heating or ventilation or both, and that either has a cooling capacity of less than 19 kW (65,000 Btu/h) and is designed for mounting in a window or through a wall, or has a cooling capacity of 11 kW (36,000 Btu/h) or less and is a packaged split system but not a water-cooled system. However, evaporation-cooled air conditioners, packaged terminal air conditioners, single-package vertical air conditioners, and mini- and multi-split air conditioners are excluded. For greater certainty, portable air conditioners are excluded.

(6) Sub-subparagraph 4.1 iv A of section 1 of Schedule 4 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

A. for through-the-wall and in-the-window systems: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (b) Room air conditioners, as it read on January 1, 2014, and

(7) Paragraph 6 of section 1 of Schedule 4 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

6. Heat pump, geothermal, direct expansion-to-air:

i. Date of manufacture: September 1, 1993 or later.

ii. Testing standard: CSA C748-13, Performance of direct-expansion (DX) ground-source heat pumps.  For heat pumps manufactured on or before August 30, 2017, CSA C748-94, Performance of Direct-Expansion (DX) Ground-Source Heat Pumps, may be used instead.

iii. Scope of application: A mechanical-compression type, electrically-driven, factory-made, direct exchange-to-air, geothermal heat pump that have a cooling or heating capacity of less than 35 kW, and that comprises a single-package or matched assemblies.  For greater certainty, this includes geothermal systems that are placed in the ground or in the water, or both, and heat pumps where the heat exchanger is field-assembled.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: Clause 5.1 of CSA C748-94.

6. (1) Subparagraphs 1.1 i and ii of section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

i. Date of manufacture: July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2015 inclusive.

ii. Testing standard: CAN/CSA-C861-10, Performance of self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps and ballasted adapters. For lamps and ballasted adapters manufactured on or before July 1, 2016, CAN/CSA C861-06, Performance of Self-ballasted Compact Fluorescent Lamps and Ballasted Adapters, may be used instead.

(2) Section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

1.2 Lamps, fluorescent, self-ballasted compact, and ballasted adapter:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2016 or later.

ii. Testing standards:

A. for all lamps and ballasted adapters in the category, CAN/CSA-C861-10, Performance of self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps and ballasted adapters. For lamps and ballasted adapters manufactured on or before July 1, 2016, CAN/CSA C861-06, Performance of Self-ballasted Compact Fluorescent Lamps and Ballasted Adapters, may be used instead, and

B. for a E26 screwbase lamp only, for 1000 hour lumen maintenance, lumen maintenance, rapid cycle stress test and average rated lamp life: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (y) Medium Base Compact Fluorescent Lamps, as it read on January 1, 2014.

iii. Scope of application: the same scope as CAN/CSA C861-10.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: Clauses 7.6 to 7.11 and Tables 1 to 4 of CAN/CSA C861-10, and in addition, for E26 screwbase lamps only, the requirements for 1000 hour lumen maintenance, lumen maintenance, rapid cycle stress test, and average rated lamp life from U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (u) Medium Base Compact Fluorescent Lamps, as it read on January 1, 2014.

(3) Subparagraph 2.1 ii of section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: CAN/CSA C819-11, Performance of General Service Fluorescent Lamps.

(4) Section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraph:

7. Lamp, incandescent, candelabra and intermediate screwbase:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2016 or later.

ii. Testing standard: not applicable.

iii. Scope of application: a “regulated incandescent” lamp as defined in section 2 of this Schedule, but without the exemption in paragraph 4 of subsection section 3 (2), and limited to lamps with a screw base of E11, E12 or E17 as specified in ANSI C81.61-2006, Electrical Lamp Bases - Specifications for Bases (Caps) for Electric Lamps.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement:

A. for lamps with an E11 or E12 screw base: maximum rated wattage of 60 W, and

B. for lamps with an E17 screw base: maximum rated wattage of 40 W.

(5) Sub-subparagraphs 8.2 ii A and B of section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

A. for power factor: CAN/CSA C654-10, Fluorescent Lamp Ballast Efficiency Measurements, or U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (q) Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured,

B. for ballast luminous efficiency or ballast efficacy factor for ballasts designed to operate at nominal input voltages of 120 or 277 volts: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (q) Fluorescent Lamp Ballasts, as it read on the date the particular appliance or product is manufactured, and

(6) Subparagraph 8.2 iii of section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

iii. Scope of application: a “fluorescent lamp ballast” described in U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart A, §430.2 Definitions, as it read on January 1, 2014, but limited to ballasts designed to operate at a nominal input voltage of 120, 277 or 347 volts and excluding specialty application mercury vapour lamp ballasts.

(7) Sub-subparagraph 8.2 iv B of section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

B. for ballasts designed to operate at nominal input voltages of 120 or 277 volts: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart C, §430.32 (m) Fluorescent lamp ballasts (other than specialty application mercury vapor lamp ballasts), as it read on January 1, 2014, excluding the requirements for power factor, and

(8) Subparagraph 9.1 i of section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

i. Date of manufacture: July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.

(9) Section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation is amended by adding the following paragraphs:

9.2 Ballast, high intensity discharge (HID) or low pressure sodium (LPS) lamp:

i. Date of manufacture: January 1, 2015 to August 31, 2017 inclusive.

ii. Testing standard: CAN/CSA C863-11, Energy efficiency of high-intensity discharge (HID) and low-pressure sodium (LPS) lamp ballasts.

iii. Scope of application: the same scope as the testing standard, but excluding metal halide greater than 1000W lamp ballasts and ballasts that are for non-screw base mercury vapour lamps or that are designed and marketed for the operation of mercury vapour lamps used in quality inspection or in industrial processing, or for scientific use, including fluorescent microscopy and ultraviolet curing.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement:

A. for high pressure sodium 35 to 150W lamp ballasts designed to operate at input voltages above 120V, Clause 4 of CAN/CSA C863-11, and Clause 5 and Table 1 of CAN/CSA C863-04, Energy efficiency of high-intensity discharge (HID) and low-pressure sodium (LPS) lamp ballasts,

B. for low pressure sodium and mercury vapour and other high pressure sodium lamp ballasts: Clause 4, Clause 5.2 and Tables 1, 2 and 4 of CAN/CSA C863-11,

C. for metal halide lamp ballasts sold with fixtures of the following types: 1000W lamp ballasts, ballasts designed to operate at 347V, and 208V, 240V, 480V or 600V constant-wattage isolated (CWI) circuit ballasts: Clause 4 of CAN/CSA C863-11 and Clause 5 and Table 3 of CAN/CSA C863-04. However, the minimum rated ballast efficiency for pulse start electronic


D. for other metal halide lamp ballasts sold with fixtures: Clause 4, Clause 5.2 and Table 3 of CAN/CSA C863-11, and

E. for retrofit metal halide lamp ballasts:  Clause 4 of CAN/CSA C863-11 and Clause 5 and Table 3 of CAN/CSA C863-04. However, the minimum rated ballast efficiency for pulse start electronic


9.3 Ballast, high intensity discharge (HID) or low pressure sodium (LPS) lamp:

i. Date of manufacture: September 1, 2017 or later.

ii. Testing standard: CAN/CSA C863-11, Energy Efficiency of high-intensity discharge (HID) and low-pressure sodium (LPS) lamp ballasts.

iii. Scope of application: the same scope as the testing standard, but excluding metal halide greater than 1000W lamp ballasts and ballasts that are for non-screw base mercury vapour lamps or that are designed and marketed for the operation of mercury vapour lamps used in quality inspection or in industrial processing, or for scientific use, including fluorescent microscopy and ultraviolet curing.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement:

A. for high pressure sodium 35 to 150W lamp ballasts, Clause 4 of CAN/CSA C863-11, and Clause 5 and Table 1 of CAN/CSA C863-04, Energy efficiency of high-intensity discharge (HID) and low-pressure sodium (LPS) lamp ballasts,

B. for low pressure sodium and mercury vapour and other high pressure sodium lamp ballasts: Clause 4, Clause 5.2 and Tables 1, 2 and 4 of CAN/CSA C863-11,

C. for metal halide lamp ballasts sold with fixtures, except as in sub-subparagraph D: Clause 4 of CAN/CSA C863-11, and the minimum ballast efficiency as in the following Table, where P is defined as the rated wattage of the lamp the fixture is designed to operate:

 


 


Ballast start type


Circuit type


Frequency and voltage


Lamp power


Minimum ballast efficiency requirement




1.


Probe


Magnetic


All


≥ 50W and ≤ 500W


0.94




2.


Probe


Magnetic other than regulated lag


All


> 500W and ≤ 1000W


1.00




3.


Probe


Regulated lag


All


> 500W and



0.94




4.0


Non-pulse


Electronic


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 20W and



0.85




4.1


Non-pulse


Electronic


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 150W and ≤ 250W


0.90




4.2


Non-pulse


Electronic


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 250W and ≤ 500W


0.92




4.3


Non-pulse
 


Electronic
 


Not high frequency, not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 500W and ≤ 1000W


1.00




4.4


Non-pulse


Electronic


High frequency, not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 500W and ≤ 1000W


0.92




4.5


Non-pulse


Electronic


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 20W and ≤ 1000W


0.85




5.0


Pulse


Reactor (R)


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 20W and ≤ 140W


0.80




5.1


Pulse


Reactor (R)


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 140W and



(1+1.24 P-0.351)-1-0.02




5.2


Pulse


Reactor (R)


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 20W and ≤ 95W


0.80




5.3


Pulse


Reactor (R)


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 95W and



(1+1.24 P-0.351)-1




6.0


Pulse


High-reactance autotransformer (HX)  


All


≥ 20W and



0.65




6.1


Pulse


High-reactance autotransformer (HX) 


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 50W and



(1+1.24 P-0.351)-1-0.02




6.2


Pulse


High-reactance autotransformer (HX) 


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 50W and



(1+1.24 P-0.351)-1




7.0


Pulse


Constant-wattage autotransformer (CWA)


All


≥ 20W and



0.70




7.1


Pulse


Constant-wattage autotransformer (CWA)


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 50W and



(1+1.24 P-0.351)-1-0.02




7.2


Pulse


Constant-wattage autotransformer (CWA)


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 50W and



(1+1.24 P-0.351)-1




8.0


Pulse
 


Constant-wattage isolated (CWI)


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 35W and



0.75




8.1


Pulse
 


Constant-wattage isolated (CWI)


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 60W and



(1+1.24 P-0.351)-1-0.02




8.2


Pulse
 


Constant-wattage isolated (CWI)


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 35W and



0.75




8.3


Pulse
 


Constant-wattage isolated (CWI)


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 50W and



(1+1.24 P-0.351)-1




9.0


Pulse
 


Magnetic other than regulated lag


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 150W and



0.88




9.1


Pulse
 


Magnetic other than regulated lag


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 265W and ≤ 500W


(1+0.876 P-0.351)-1-0.01




9.2


Pulse
 


Magnetic other than regulated lag


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 500W and ≤ 750W


0.90




9.3


Pulse
 


Magnetic other than regulated lag


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 750W and ≤ 1000W


0.000104 P+0.822




9.4


Pulse
 


Magnetic other than regulated lag


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 150W and ≤ 200W


0.88




9.5


Pulse
 


Magnetic other than regulated lag


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 200W and ≤ 500W


(1+0.876 P-0.351)-1




9.6


Pulse
 


Magnetic other than regulated lag


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 500W and ≤ 750W


0.91




9.7


Pulse
 


Magnetic other than regulated lag


Not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 750W and ≤ 1000W


0.000104 P+0.832




10.


Pulse


Regulated lag


All


≥ 150W and ≤ 1000W


0.88




11.0


Pulse
 


Electronic
 


Not high frequency, not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 20W and ≤ 95W


0.80




11.1


Pulse
 


Electronic
 


Not high frequency, not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 95W and



(1+1.24 P-0.351)-1




11.2


Pulse
 


Electronic
 


Not high frequency, not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 150W and ≤ 200W


0.88




11.3


Pulse
 


Electronic
 


Not high frequency, not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 200W and ≤ 500W


(1+0.876 P-0.351)-1




11.4


Pulse
 


Electronic
 


Not high frequency, not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 500W and ≤ 750W


0.91




11.5


Pulse


Electronic


Not high frequency, not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


> 750W and ≤ 1000W


0.000104 P+0.832




11.6


Pulse
 


Electronic
 


High frequency, not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 20W and



0.80




11.7


Pulse
 


Electronic
 


High frequency, not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 150W and ≤ 1000W


0.88




11.8


Pulse


Electronic


Designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V


≥ 20W and ≤ 1000W


0.80




D. despite sub-subparagraph C, ballasts sold with fixtures that are rated for wet location use as defined by Section 30-318 of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, C22.1-09, or Section 410.10 (A) of the National Fire Protection Association’s National Electrical Code, 70 (2011), rated to operate at ambient air temperatures above 50°C as specified by CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 74 or Underwriters Laboratories’ UL 1029 (1994), Standard for High-Intensity-Discharge Lamp Ballasts, and rated only for 150 W lamps, must meet the standards or requirements set out below, where P is defined as the rated wattage of the lamp the fixture is designed to operate:

1. for ballasts designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V: (1+1.24 P-0.351)-1

– 0.0200, and

2. for ballasts not designed for an input voltage ≥ 347V: (1+1.24 P-0.351)-1,

E. for other ballasts used for metal halide lamps: Clause 4 of CAN/CSA C863-11 and Clause 5 and Table 3 of CAN/CSA C863-04. However, the minimum rated ballast efficiency for pulse start electronic


(10) Subparagraph 15.1 ii of section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: CSA C860-11, Performance of Internally Lighted Exit Signs. For exit signs manufactured up to August 31, 2017 inclusive, CSA C860-07, Performance of Internally Lighted Exit Signs, may be used instead.

(11) Subparagraph 15.1 iv of section 1 of Schedule 5 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement:

A. for Type 1 and Type 2 exit signs, maximum wattage of 5W per legend, and

B. for Type 3 exit signs, maximum wattage of 5W per legend + 5W for a charging circuit.

7. Subparagraphs 0.1 ii, iii and iv of section 1 of Schedule 6 to the Regulation are revoked and the following substituted:

ii. Testing standard: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 431, Subpart X, §431.444 Test procedures for the measurement of energy efficiency, as it read on January 1, 2014.

iii. Scope of application: “small electric motor” as defined in U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart X, §431.442 Definitions, as it read on January 1, 2014, but limited to motors that have two, four or six poles. However, motors within the scope of paragraph 1 of section 1 of this Schedule and motors that are components of other products covered in this Regulation are excluded.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement: U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 431, Subpart X, §431.446 Small electric motors energy conservation standards and their effective dates, as it read on January 1, 2014.

8. Paragraph 4 of section 1 of Schedule 7 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

4. Television:

i. Date of manufacture:

A. standby mode and off mode: July 1, 2013 or later,

B. on-mode: July 1, 2014 or later,

C. power factor: July 1, 2016 or later, and

D. mode switching requirements: January 1, 2017 or later.

ii. Testing standard:

A. standby mode and off mode: CAN/CSA C62301-11, Household Electrical Appliances — Measurement of Standby Power,

B. on-mode and power factor: CAN/CSA-C382-11, Energy performance of televisions and displays, or, U.S. DOE 10 Code of Federal Regulations Part 430, Subpart B, §430.23 (h) Television sets, as it read on January 1, 2014. However, the television must be tested in a mode where the peak luminance is not less than 65 per cent of the brighter of the peak luminance of the product in retail mode and the brightest selectable preset picture mode, and,

C. mode switching requirements: not applicable.

iii. Scope of application: a “television” as defined in the Federal Energy Efficiency Regulations (May 4, 2012 version), but limited to consumer products and excluding front projectors and digital photo frames.

iv. Prescribed efficiency standard or requirement:

A. must be capable of entering one of the following modes, or more if applicable:

1. a

standby mode with a power consumption ≤ 1.0 W, with information or status display active,

2. a

standby mode with a power consumption ≤ 0.5 W, with information or status display inactive,

3. a

standby mode with a power consumption ≤ 0.5 W, without information or status display, or

4. an off-mode with a power consumption ≤ 0.5 W.

B. must have on-mode power consumption of ≤ 0.019 W/cm2 × A + 25 W, if A is the screen area in cm2, or ≤ 0.120 W/in2 × A + 25 W, if A is the screen area in in2,

C. for models with an active power


D. for models with an active power ≥ 100W, must have power factor ≥ 0.9,

E. must automatically enter a standby-mode, after a maximum of 15 minutes without video and/or audio input on the selected input mode, and

F. when turned off by remote or integrated button or switch, must enter the mode of operation in which the TV is connected to mains power, produces neither sound nor picture, is neither exchanging data with nor receiving data from an internal source, and can be switched into another mode with only the remote control unit or an internal signal.

Commencement

9. This Regulation comes into force on the later of January 1, 2015 and the day it is filed.