The ENERGY STAR® in Canada Annual Report highlights the yearly activities and achievements of this voluntary government-industry partnership. The reports chronicle the ongoing success story of leading Canadians to energy efficiency.
2015 ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report highlights:
- ENERGY STAR for Products debuted a new product eligible for ENERGY STAR certification—clothes dryers. This is a significant achievement as it allows consumers to buy ENERGY STAR-certified models for all major residential appliances.
- Technical specifications for lamps/bulbs underwent revisions to reflect the shift in the marketplace from incandescent to LED bulbs.
- ENERGY STAR Product Finder is now available in French and Canadians can use this search engine to find available certified products in almost all product categories. The tool was also updated to allow users to search only for product models available in Canada.
- In its 10th anniversary year, the ENERGY STAR for New Homes program continued to play a key role in moving the housing sector in Canada toward decreased energy use. Within its first decade in Canada, more than 50,000 ENERGY STAR homes were built and labelled, including almost 9,000 in 2015 alone.
- In 2015, ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager added two building types, supermarkets and food stores, as well as medical offices. There are now five building types available with Canadian ENERGY STAR scores.
Read the ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report 2015 [PDF - 1.6 MB].
2014 ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report
Read the ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report 2014 [PDF - 2.057 MB].
This report welcomes a powerful new Participant in ENERGY STAR Canada, the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA), and details the first-year results of the Canadian adaptation of the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager online benchmarking tool for energy performance in commercial and institutional buildings.
2013 ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report
Read the ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report 2013 [PDF - 1.6 MB].
This report features alignment with the U.S. ENERGY STAR program and new research that 88 percent of Canadians surveyed say ENERGY STAR is the most useful tool they have to help them be energy-efficient.
2011-2012 ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report
Read the ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report 2011-2012 [PDF - 2.5 MB].
This first ENERGY STAR Annual Report describes the success of the initiative since its introduction into Canada in 2002.
The ENERGY STAR name and symbol are administered and promoted in Canada by Natural Resources Canada and are registered in Canada by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
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