The ENERGY STAR® in Canada Annual Report highlights the yearly activities and achievements of this voluntary government-industry partnership. The reports chronicle the ongoing success story of leading Canadians to energy efficiency.
2016 ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report
Read the ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report 2016 [PDF - 1.89 MB].
- We marked our 15th anniversary with the launch of ENERGY STAR Canada Twitter and Facebook accounts, and the creation of the first ENERGY STAR Day in Canada (the fourth Tuesday of each October).
- ENERGY STAR prevented 532,900 tonnes of GHG emissions, the same as taking 190,321 cars off the road for a year.
- Six new products joined the ENERGY STAR family: commercial boilers, commercial coffee makers, EV chargers, laboratory-grade fridges and freezers, large network equipment, and smart thermostats.
- 47 million ENERGY STAR certified products were sold in 70 product categories.
- 16,400 Canadian buildings are having their energy usage benchmarked through ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, including 185 million square metres of floor space, representing more than one in five buildings.
- ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager added a sixth building type eligible for an ENERGY STAR score in Canada: senior care communities and residential care communities.
- 7,500+ ENERGY STAR certified New Homes were constructed.
- Energy efficiency improved 25% between 1990 and 2014, and helped Canadians save $38.5 billion
2015 ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report
Read the ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report 2015 [PDF - 1.6 MB]. Highlights include:
- ENERGY STAR for Products debuted a new product eligible for ENERGY STAR certification—clothes dryers. This is a significant achievement as it allows consumers to buy ENERGY STAR-certified models for all major residential appliances.
- Technical specifications for lamps/bulbs underwent revisions to reflect the shift in the marketplace from incandescent to LED bulbs.
- ENERGY STAR Product Finder is now available in French and Canadians can use this search engine to find available certified products in almost all product categories. The tool was also updated to allow users to search only for product models available in Canada.
- In its 10th anniversary year, the ENERGY STAR for New Homes program continued to play a key role in moving the housing sector in Canada toward decreased energy use. Within its first decade in Canada, more than 50,000 ENERGY STAR homes were built and labelled, including almost 9,000 in 2015 alone.
- In 2015, ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager added two building types, supermarkets and food stores, as well as medical offices. There are now five building types available with Canadian ENERGY STAR scores.
2014 ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report
Read the ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report 2014 [PDF - 2.057 MB].
This report welcomes a powerful new Participant in ENERGY STAR Canada, the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA), and details the first-year results of the Canadian adaptation of the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager online benchmarking tool for energy performance in commercial and institutional buildings.
2013 ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report
Read the ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report 2013 [PDF - 1.6 MB].
This report features alignment with the U.S. ENERGY STAR program and new research that 88 percent of Canadians surveyed say ENERGY STAR is the most useful tool they have to help them be energy-efficient.
2011-2012 ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report
Read the ENERGY STAR in Canada Annual Report 2011-2012 [PDF - 2.5 MB].
This first ENERGY STAR Annual Report describes the success of the initiative since its introduction into Canada in 2002.
The ENERGY STAR name and symbol are administered and promoted in Canada by Natural Resources Canada and are registered in Canada by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
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