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Energy Efficiency Regulations

Technical requirements

Regulatory definition
Portable electric luminaire that has a reflector bowl or similar-shaped reflector that directs light in a predominantly upward direction for the purpose of providing indirect lighting and that may be equipped with one or more additional sockets intended for other lighting functions

Test standard
CSA C22.2 No. 12

Compliance date
January 1, 2007 and January 1, 2010

EnerGuide label
Not required

EnerGuide directory
Not available

Energy efficiency standard
Product class Total electrical power
  January 1, 2007 January 1, 2010
With no additional sockets ≤ 190 W ≤ 75 W
With one or more additional sockets ≤ 230 W ≤ 100 W
W = watts

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

  • type of product (torchiere)
  • brand name
  • model number
  • manufacturer
  • name of the organization or province that carried out the torchiere verification and authorized the verification mark that will be affixed to the product
  • type and number of sockets in the bowl
  • total electrical power in W
  • type of socket for additional lighting
  • total nominal power for additional lighting
  • type of current limiting device for the bowl
  • type of current limiting device for additional lighting