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Electric ranges

Energy Efficiency Regulations

Regulatory definition

Electric range, a household electric range.  It does not include a portable range that is designed for an electrical supply of 120 V or a microwave oven.

Compliance date

Manufactured on or after August 1, 2003

For models manufactured prior, refer to the Regulations

Compliant product models

Electric ranges as listed on NRCan’s seachable database

Labelling requirements

EnerGuide label required

Testing standard


Energy efficiency regulations by province

Some provinces also have their own energy efficiency regulations for many of the federally regulated products – find out which ones!

Energy efficiency standard

Energy performance standard for electric ranges
Product type Maximum allowable energy consumption, kWh/year
Ranges 2.0V + 458
Cooktops 258
Ovens 2.0V + 200

V  =   oven volume, Litres
kWh/year = kilowatt-hours per year

Energy efficiency report requirements

  • name of product
  • brand name
  • model number
  • manufacturer
  • the name of the certification body or province whose verification mark will be on the product or its package
  • whether a mathematical model as defined in the Regulations was used to generate any of the information provided below
  • annual energy consumption in kWh
  • type and size category
  • volume, in litres, of usable oven space for each oven
  • exterior oven width
  • oven configuration, namely, single oven, double oven or double oven with microwave upper oven
  • baking mode the product has, namely, normal bake or normal bake with forced convection
  • information that indicates whether product is built-in or wall-mounted
  • annual clock energy consumption in kWh

Download the energy efficiency reporting template.

This document does not constitute part of the Energy Efficiency Act (Act) or its associated regulations.  This document is an administrative document that is intended to facilitate compliance by the regulated party with the Act and its associated regulations.  This document is not intended to provide legal advice regarding the interpretation of the Act or its associated regulations. If a regulated party has questions about their legal obligations or responsibilities under the Act or its associated regulations, they should seek the advice of legal counsel.

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