The EnerGuide advantage
The EnerGuide label gives Canadian consumers confidence in your products when it comes to energy performance. EnerGuide applies to major household appliances, and some heating and cooling equipment.
The government-backed label assures your customers that the information about energy consumption or energy efficiency on the label is tested and verified. And, it allows consumers to comparison shop.
The EnerGuide logo on the EnerGuide label is a registered trademark of the Government of Canada; it cannot be reproduced without permission.
Canada's Energy Efficiency Regulations set minimum energy performance standards for products. The Regulations stipulate which products are subject to EnerGuide, and whether the label is mandatory or voluntary.
Note: It is the responsibility of manufacturers and dealers to meet the labelling requirements set out in the Regulations. Natural Resources Canada enforces compliance with the Regulations.
Links and publications:
- See EnerGuide for products for a list of products subject to the label.
- Guide to the Energy Efficiency Regulations
- View the publications EnerGuide Labelling Instructions for Appliances and Room Air Conditioners HTML PDF [PDF - 3.39 MB]
- EnerGuide labelling scales for major household appliances
- EnerGuide labelling scales for room air conditioners
- For HVAC equipment, The Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) administers the EnerGuide labels in all provinces except Quebec.
- In Quebec, the Corporation des maîtres mécaniciens en tuyauterie du Québec (CMMTQ) delivers the program.
- The Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association of Canada (HPBAC) administers EnerGuide labels for gas fireplaces.
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