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Amendment 15 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations

June 2019

Publication in the Canada Gazette, Part II

Amendment 15 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations was published in the Canada Gazette, Part II on June 12, 2019. Interested parties should consult the regulations directly or Natural Resources Canada’s Guide to the Regulations for more information.

Affected products


  • electric furnaces
  • gas boilers
  • gas fireplaces
  • gas furnaces (including mobile homes)
  • heat recovery ventilators (HRV)
  • oil boilers
  • tankless water heaters (instantaneous water heaters)

Commercial and industrial

  • commercial gas boilers
  • commercial oil boilers
  • commercial electric water heaters
  • commercial gas and oil water heaters

Publication in the Canada Gazette, Part I

Amendment 15 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I on October 20, 2018, and updates the energy efficiency standards for 12 product categories to align with current or applicable requirements in force or about to be the United States.

Pre-consultation in advance of pre-publication in Canada Gazette

Technical bulletins were released to initiate a public consultation process. Archived bulletins relating to this amendment are no longer available on our web site. To obtain a copy, please contact us by e-mail.

Notice of Intent (March 4, 2017)

A Notice of Intent was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on March 4, 2017 indicating Natural Resources Canada’s intent to proceed with the development of Amendment 15. The proposed amendment has been revised dividing the list of products into two separate amendments, Amendment 15 and Amendment 16.

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