Ice-makers

Energy Efficiency Regulations

Regulatory definition

Factory-assembled automatic ice-maker that has a capacity of at least 23 kg/day (51 pounds per day) but not more than 1 814 kg/day (4,000 pounds per day) and that produces cubed, flaked, crushed or fragmented ice in either a batch or a continuous process.  

Compliance date

  • manufactured on or after December 31, 1998 and before January 28, 2018 with a capacity of not more than 1,000 kg/day (2,200 pounds per day)
    Or
  • manufactured on or after January 28, 2018 with a capacity of not more than 1 814 kg/day (4,000 pounds per day)

List of compliant models

Test standard

  • C742-98 for continuous process machines (flakers) manufactured on or after January 1, 2008 and before January 28, 2018
  • C742-08 for batched process machines (cubers) manufactured on or after January 1, 2008 and before January 28, 2018
  • C742-15 all ice-makers on or after January 28, 2018

Energy efficiency standard

Ice-maker energy efficiency standard
Minimum efficiency requirements for continuous-type ice-makers
January 1, 2008 to January 27, 2018
Equipment type Type of
cooling
Production of
ice, Hm, kg/24h
Maximum
energy use, kJ/kg
All Air ≥ 23 and < 299.5 875.2–1.122Hm
≥ 300 and < 1,000 538.6
All Water ≥ 23 and < 299.5 740.5–0.8976Hm
≥ 300 and < 1,000 471.2
≥ 651 317.4
Minimum efficiency requirements for batch-type ice-makers
January 1, 2008 to January 27, 2018
Ice-making head Air ≥ 23 and < 204 814.2 – 1.502Hm
≥ 204 546.8 – 0.192Hm
Ice-making head Water ≥ 23 and < 227 619.0 – 0.961Hm
≥ 227 and < 651 442.8 – 0.192Hm
≥ 651 317.4
Remote
condensing
but not remote
compressor
Air ≥ 23 and < 454 702.3 – 0.664Hm
≥ 454 404.7
Remote
condensing
and remote
compressor
Air ≥ 23 and < 423 702.3 – 0.664Hm
≥ 423 420.6
Self-contained Air ≥ 23 and < 79 1428 – 8.19Hm
≥ 79 777.7
Self-contained Water ≥ 23 and < 91 904.7 – 3.32Hm
≥ 91 603.1
Minimum efficiency requirements for continuous-type ice-makers
January 28, 2018
Ice-making head Water < 363 514.29–0.467Hm
≥ 363 and < 1134 344.45
≥ 1134 and < 1814 344.45
Ice-making head Air < 141 729.38–1.101Hm
≥ 141 and < 372 653.19–0.560Hm
≥ 372 and < 1814 445.25
Remote
condensing (but
not remote
compressor)
Air < 363 769.85–1.015Hm
≥ 363 and < 1814 401.59
Remote
condensing and
remote
compressor
Air < 363 785.73–1.015Hm
≥ 363 and < 1814 417.47
Self-contained Water < 408 603.18–0.528Hm
≥ 408 and < 1134 387.31
≥ 1134 and < 1814 387.31
Self-contained Air < 91 1128.59–5.249Hm
≥ 91 and < 318 751.6–1.092Hm
≥ 318 and < 1814 404.77
Minimum efficiency requirements for batch-type ice-makers
January 28, 2018
Ice-making head Water < 136 546.04–0.962Hm
≥ 136 and < 386 460.33–0.334Hm
≥ 386 and < 680 350.80–0.049Hm
≥ 680 and < 1134 317.47
≥ 1134 and < 1814 317.47
Ice-making head Air < 136 793.66–2.157Hm
≥ 136 and < 363 559.53–0.437Hm
≥ 363 and < 680 440.48–0.110Hm
≥ 680 and < 1814 365.88
Remote condensing
(but not remote
compressor)
Air 23 and < 454 632.55–0.598Hm
≥ 454 and < 1814 361.12
Remote condensing
and remote
compressor
Air < 427 632.55–0.598Hm
≥ 427 and < 1814 376.99
Self-contained Water < 91 753.98–3.324Hm
≥ 91 and < 1134 452.39
≥ 1134 and
< 1814
452.39
Self-contained Air < 50 1173.83–8.206Hm
≥ 50 and < 91 985.73–4.432Hm
≥ 91 and < 1814 583.34
Minimum efficiency requirements for ice storage bins
December 31, 1998
Ice storage bin capacity (kg) Minimum storage effectiveness (%)
< 70 60
70-99 70
100-200 75
˃200 80
Hm = Hm = metric capacity in kg/day

Energy efficiency report requirements

  • type of product (ice-maker)
  • brand name
  • model number
  • manufacturer
  • name of the certification body or province whose verification mark will be on the product
  • ice-making capacity, in kg/day
  • configurations
    • ice-making mechanism and condenser in a single package
    • self-contained
    • remote condenser but no remote compressor, or remote condenser and remote compressor
  • ice-making process, namely, batch process or continuous process
  • condensing unit type, namely, air-cooled or water-cooled
  • the input energy rating in kJ/kg (kWh/100 lbs) of ice
  • if product has an ice storage bin, the bin capacity, in kg, and its storage effectiveness, as a percentage

Download the energy efficiency reporting template.

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.