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Refrigerated vending machines

Energy Efficiency Regulations

Regulatory definition

Combination vending machine, a refrigerated beverage vending machine containing two or more compartments separated by a solid partition — whether or not they share a product delivery chute — in which at least one compartment is designed to be refrigerated and has temperature controls; and at least one compartment is not designed to be refrigerated and does not contain temperature controls

Refrigerated beverage vending machine, a self-contained-product that is designed to accept consumer payments and dispense refrigerated beverages in bottles, cans or other sealed containers

The class of a refrigerated beverage vending machine is one of the following:

  • Class A, if it is not a combination vending machine and 25% or more of the surface area on the front side of the refrigerated beverage vending machine is transparent
  • Class B, if it is not a combination vending machine and less than 25% of the surface area on the front side of the refrigerated beverage vending machine is transparent
  • Combination A, if it is a combination vending machine and 25% or more of the surface area on its front side is transparent
  • Combination B, if it is a combination vending machine and less than 25% of the surface area on its front side is transparent

 

Compliance date

Refrigerated beverage vending machines manufactured on or after January 8, 2019

For models manufactured prior, refer to the Regulations

Compliant product models

Refrigerated vending machines as listed on NRCan’s searchable database

Testing standard

CSA C804 (CAN/CSA-C804:18 entitled Energy performance of refrigerated bottled or canned beverage vending machines)

Energy efficiency regulations by province

Some provinces have their own energy efficiency regulations for many of the federally regulated products – find out which ones!

Energy efficiency standard

Product type Edaily Period of manufacture
Class A refrigerated beverage vending machines ≤ 0.00184 × V + 2.43 On or after January 8, 2019
Class B refrigerated beverage vending machines ≤ 0.00184 × V + 2.20 On or after January 8, 2019
Combination A combination vending machines ≤ 0.00304 × V + 2.66 On or after January 8, 2019
Combination B combination vending machines ≤ 0.00392 × V + 2.04 On or after January 8, 2019

Edaily – daily energy consumption in kilowatt-hours (kWh)
V – volume in litres

Energy efficiency report requirements

  • name of product
  • brand name
  • model number
  • manufacturer
  • name of the certification body or province whose verification mark will be on the product or its package
  • whether a mathematical model as defined in the Regulations was used to generate any of the information provided below
  • Edaily
  • if the product is Class A, Class B, Combination A, or Combination B
  • if Edaily was calculated based on the presence of a refrigeration low power mode
  • if applicable, the lowest application product temperature in degrees Celsius (°C)
  • volume in litres
  • percentage of the surface area on the front side that is transparent

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.

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