Integrated Clothes Washer Dryers

Energy Efficiency Regulations

Regulatory Definition

A household appliance that consists of a clothes washer component and a clothes dryer component located above, below or beside it, that is powered by one power source and that has its control panel located on one of the components; or a combination clothes washer-dryer.

A combination clothes washer-dryer is a household appliance that has a clothes washer function and clothes dryer function that utilize the same drum; a common control panel for both functions; and one power source.

Compliance Date

Clothes washer function:

  • Tier I: manufactured on or after March 7, 2015 and before January 1, 2018
  • Tier II: manufactured on or after January 1, 2018

Clothes dryer function: manufactured on or after January 1, 2015

EnerGuide Label

Required

List of Compliant Models

Test Standard

CSA C360-13 for clothes washer function
CSA C361-12 or 10 C.F.R. Appendix D2 for clothes dryer function

Energy Efficiency Standard
Clothes Washer Function
Type of Product Integrated Modified Energy Factor
L/kWh/cycle
Tier I Tier II
Vertical-axis compact ≥ 24.35 ≥ 32.56
Vertical-axis standard ≥ 36.53 ≥ 44.46
Horizontal-axis compact ≥ 32.00 ≥ 32.00
Horizontal-axis standard ≥ 52.10 ≥ 52.10
Clothes Dryer Function
Product class Minimum Combined energy factor
kg/kWh lb/kWh
Conventional standard electric 1.69 3.73
Conventional compact electric 120 V 1.64 3.61
Conventional compact electric 240 1.48 3.27
Ventless compact electric 240 V 1.16 2.55
Ventless combination washer-dryer electric 0.94 2.08

Energy Efficiency Report Requirements

  • name of product;
  • brand name;
  • model number;
  • manufacturer;
  • the name of the certification body or province whose verification mark will be on the product or its package;
  • type and size category;
  • volume, expressed in litres;
  • annual energy consumption, in kWh, for clothes washer function and clothes dryer function;
  • integrated modified energy factor in L/kWh/cycle for clothes washer function;
  • combined energy factor in kg/kWh for clothes dryer function;
  • integrated water consumption factor in L/cycle/L;
  • maximum water temperature available, namely, ≤ 57.2°C  or > 57.2°C;
  • which of the wash/rinse temperature selections listed in Table 5 of CSA C360-13 the product has;
  • water fill control system the product has, namely, manual or adaptive; and
  • drying controls the product has, namely, timed, auto-temp or auto-moisture.

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This document does not constitute part of the Energy Efficiency Act (Act) or its associated regulations.  This document is an administrative document that is intended to facilitate compliance by the regulated party with the Act and its associated regulations.  This document is not intended to provide legal advice regarding the interpretation of the Act or its associated regulations. If a regulated party has questions about their legal obligations or responsibilities under the Act or its associated regulations, they should seek the advice of legal counsel.