Gas ranges

Energy Efficiency Regulations


Amendment 14 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations was published in Canada Gazette Part II on October 31, 2018. While some provisions come into force upon publication, most provisions of this Amendment will come into force on April 30, 2019. The Guide to the Regulations will be updated with new requirements for affected products in time for the coming-into-force of the Amendment.

Regulatory definition

Gas range, a household propane or natural gas range that has an electrical power source, is used for food preparation and provides one of the following functions: surface cooking, oven cooking, or broiling.

Compliance date

Manufactured on or after February 3, 1995

Testing standard


Energy efficiency standard

It must not have a continuously burning pilot light.

Energy efficiency regulations by province

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

Energy efficiency report requirements

  • name of product
  • brand name
  • model number
  • manufacturer
  • volume of usable oven space in litres
  • whether the range is built-in or free-standing
  • whether the broilers are open or closed

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.