External power supplies

Looking for an energy-efficient EPS?

In Canada, external power supplies:

  • meet minimum performance standards set by Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations

Detailed information for manufacturers

Additional information for retailers


EPS technology and energy efficiency

An EPS is a separate component that converts AC power to a lower AC or DC voltage for electronic devices such as TVs and game consoles.

EPS units must meet international energy consumption requirements.

Regulations set the energy efficiency minimum

Most external power supplies are subject to Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations. Designed to help eliminate the least efficient products from the Canadian market, these regulations establish energy efficiency standards for a wide range of energy-using products.