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Moving Forward with Amendments 16 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations

This is to inform you that Amendment 16 to Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations has been published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.  This is a significant milestone for Natural Resources Canada’s continued work under its Forward Regulatory Plan 2019-21.

The Regulations Amending the Energy Efficiency Regulations, 2016 (Amendment 16) have been published, along with a Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement. The Amendment will come into force on December 12, 2019, six months after the date of publication in the Canada Gazette, Part II, except for sections 16 and 17 which are already into force.

Affected products

air conditioners and heat pumps under 19 kW (65,000 Btu/h)
ceiling fans (air flow)
portable air conditioners
wine coolers/chillers (miscellaneous refrigeration products)

Commercial and industrial
vending machines (refrigerated)017
vertical air conditioners and heat pumps (single package)
walk-in coolers and freezers

Stakeholders are encouraged to visit the Canada Gazette or Natural Resources Canada’s website for more information.

Jamie Hulan
Director, Equipment Division
Office of Energy Efficiency
Natural Resources Canada
930 Carling Ave, Building 3, 1st Floor
Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0Y3