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
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.
|Traditional incandescent light bulb||Light bulbs meeting the new standards||Type of light bulb||Effective date|
|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|
Archived bulletins relating to this amendment are no longer available on our web site.
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