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Pre-consultations for Next Amendments

Energy Efficiency Regulations


The next amendments would update energy efficiency and/or testing standards for the following products. Please consult linked technical bulletins below for more information. Webinars were held between June 22-30, 2022 and the presentations can be requested from

The next amendments would also introduce the following new products:

Forward Regulatory Plan

Natural Resources Canada first indicated its intention to move forward with these products through its Forward Regulatory Plan in April 2022, which has since been updated by the Forward Regulatory Plan 2023-2025 to reflect the current considerations. Further, an updated Notice of intent to align Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations, 2016, for energy efficiency and testing standards of refrigerators and refrigerator-freezers, freezers, dishwashers, clothes washers and clothes dryers with those of the United States Department of Energy was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I on August 19, 2023.

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