Amendment 12B

January 2014

Registration and publication of Regulations amending Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations

Amendment 12B to the Energy Efficiency Regulations was registered and came into force on December 31, 2013. Publishing followed on January 15, 2014.

Canada Gazette, Part II

Amendment 12B was published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, or SOR/2013-260 [PDF - 1.5 MB] page 201 on January 15, 2014.

Canada Gazette, Part I

Amendment 12B was pre-published on October 5, 2013 in the Canada Gazette, Part I.

The amendment revises Canada’s minimum energy performance standards for general service incandescent lamps (light bulbs); the standards are aligned with the United States.

For information on requirements in the Regulations for each product, consult Natural Resources Canada’s Requirements for energy-using products.

Further details

Minimum energy performance standards for general service incandescent lamps (light bulbs)
Traditional incandescent light bulb  Light bulbs meeting the new standards Type of light bulb Effective date
Maximum

 

wattage
 

 

Maximum wattage
Standard spectrum  

 

(lumen range)
Modified spectrum (lumen range)  Manufactured on or after  
100 W 72 W 1490 – 2600 1118 – 1950 January 1,  2014
75 W 53 W 1050 – 1489 788 – 1117 January 1,  2014
60 W 43 W 750 – 1049 563 – 787 December 31, 2014
40 W 29 W 310 – 749 232 – 562 December 31, 2014