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Energy Efficiency Regulations

Technical Requirements for Energy-Using Products

Room air conditioners

Product class, Btu/h
Minimum EER
 
January 1, 2003
With louvred sides  
Without reverse cycle
Less than 6 000 9.7
6 000 to 7 999 9.7
8 000 to 13 999 9.8
14 000 to 19 999 9.7
20 000 and over 8.5
With reverse cycle
Less than 20 000 9.0

20 000 or more

8.5
 
Without louvred sides
Without reverse cycle
Less than 6 000 9.0
6000 to 7999 9.0
8 000 to 13 999 8.5
14 000 to 19 999 8.5
20 000 and over 8.5
With reverse cycle
less than 14 000 8.5
14 000 or more 8.0
 
Separate classes
Casement-only (all units) 8.7
Casement-slider (all units) 9.5
EER = Energy Efficiency Ratio

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

  • type of product (room air conditioner);
  • brand name;
  • model number;
  • manufacturer;
  • name of the organization or province that carried out the room air conditioner verification and authorized the verification mark that will be affixed to the room air conditioner;
  • power input in amperes;
  • cooling capacity in Btu per hour;
  • energy efficiency ratio;
  • category: with louvred sides, without louvred sides, casement-only or casement-slider;
  • reverse cycle: with or without
  • whether the unit functions on 120 or 240 volts.

APPLIES TO
single-phase electric room air conditioners that are not "packaged terminal air conditioners" and that do not exceed 10.55 kilowatts (36 000 Btu/h).

TEST STANDARD
CAN/CSA-C368.1-M90

COMPLIANCE DATE
(February 3, 1995)

January 1, 2003

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