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On May 16, 2018, the Quebec Minister of Energy and Natural Resources tabled a draft regulation to modify the existing Regulation respecting the energy efficiency of electrical or hydrocarbon-fuelled appliances. The draft regulation is published in the Gazette officielle du Québec for a period of 45 days, until June 30, 2018.  To take a look at the draft regulation, please click here.

HRAI, AHRI and CIPH plans to submit comments on behalf of the members prior to June 30th.

Note :
In Schedule 2  ”Incorporating by reference” for certain appliances (this means that the minimum energy performance standards are automatically harmonized with NRCan’s Federal Energy Efficiency Regulations).   The following products are included in this schedule: unit heaters, boilers, water heaters, air conditioners, condensing units, chillers, commercial refrigeration and heat pumps.

Product categories in the proposed amendment with unique levels specific to the province of Quebec are included in Schedule 1 including domestic water heaters, furnaces and line voltage thermostats.

Please forward comments or questions to Caroline Czajko, e-mail : cczajko@hrai.ca or Chang Lee, e-mail : clee@hrai.ca at HRAI by June 12th.