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Ceiling fans and ceiling fan light kits

Energy Efficiency Regulations

Technical requirements

Regulatory definition
Ceiling fan
a household ceiling fan

Ceiling fan light kit
equipment that is designed to be attached to a ceiling fan for the purpose of providing light

Test standard
CSA C22.2 No. 9

Compliance date
January 1, 2010

EnerGuide label
Not required

EnerGuide directory
List of models: Ceiling fans and ceiling fan light kits


Energy efficiency standard

Product class Total electrical power
  January 1, 2010
Ceiling fans with integrated lights that have total electrical power > 10 W and at least one socket that is not pin-based * ≤ 190 W for the integrated lighting
Ceiling fan light kits with at least one socket that is not pin-based * ≤ 190 W
W = watts

* “pin-based socket” means a socket that holds a fluorescent lamp that is not integrally ballasted and that has a plug-in lamp base but does not include a GU-24 socket. A unit with a GU-24 socket must meet the energy efficiency standard.

Requirements for the energy efficiency report prior to import, as listed in Schedule IV of the Regulations

Both ceiling fans with integrated lighting and ceiling fan light kits

  • type of product (ceiling fan or ceiling fan light kit)
  • brand name
  • model number
  • manufacturer
  • name of the organization or province that carried out the ceiling fan or ceiling fan light kit verification and authorized the verification mark that will be affixed to the product

Ceiling fans with integrated lighting

  • number of sockets for integrated lighting
  • type of socket for integrated lighting
  • total electrical power for integrated lighting
  • type of current limiting device

Ceiling fan light kits

  • type and number of sockets
  • total electrical power
  • type of current limiting device