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Please be advised that today Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) published regulations amending Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations (Amendment 15 and Amendment 16) in the Canada Gazette Part II.

HVACR Products included in the amendments are as follows:

Amendment 15
Residential: central a/c and heat pumps, electric furnaces, gas boilers*, gas fireplaces*, gas furnaces, oil boilers, heat-recovery ventilator, energy-recovery ventilator, instantaneous water heaters*
Commercial/Industrial: chillers, gas boilers*, oil boilers, gas water heaters*, oil water heaters, electric water heaters, pumps, single package vertical a/c and heat pumps

Amendment 16
Residential: central a/c and heat pumps, electric water heaters, gas-fired storage water heaters*
Commercial / Industrial: large a/c and heat pumps, commercial warm air furnaces*, compressors, computer room air conditioners, walk-in coolers and freezers

Below is a link to the regulations:

Amendment 15

Amendment 16

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Caroline Czajko cczajko@hrai.ca or Chang Lee clee@hrai.ca.