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Energy Efficiency Regulations


Amendment 12
regarding implementation dates for general service lighting standard is now published

November 9, 2011 – Canada Gazette, Part II


Amendment 11
is now published

October 12, 2011 – Canada Gazette, Part II

  • Amendment 10 - published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on 24 December 2008 (residential dehumidifiers, residential dishwashers, residential wine chillers, residential gas furnaces, commercial clothes washers (residential-style), commercial ice-makers, commercial and industrial gas unit heaters, ceiling fan lighting, compact fluorescent lamps, general service lamps (medium screw-based lamps for general use), general service incandescent reflector lamps (PAR, R. ER and BR lamps), torchieres (floor lamps), traffic signal modules and pedestrian modules, and lamp (light bulb) labelling)
  • Amendment 9 – published in Canada Gazette, Part II, November 15, 2006 (air-conditioners and heat pumps under 65,000 Btu/h (19kW), packaged terminal air conditioners and heat pumps, large air-conditioners and heat pumps, ground and water source heat pumps and internal water loop heat pumps, beverage vending machines, self-contained commercial refrigerators and freezers, residential refrigerators/freezers, fluorescent lamp ballasts, dry-type transformers, and exit signs)

  • Amendment 8 – Published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on September 22, 2004 (dishwashers, clothes washers, water heaters, chillers, exit signs)

  • Amendment 7 – Published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on October 8, 2003 (gas fireplaces, electric ranges)

  • Amendment 6 – Published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on April 23, 2003 (fluorescent lamp ballasts, room air conditioners, incandescent reflector lamps, dry-type transformers)

  • Amendment 5 – Published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on May 21, 2001 (refrigerators, combination refrigerator-freezers and freezers)