Electric boilers

Energy Efficiency Regulations

Note:

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

Electric boiler, a boiler that uses electric energy as a source of heat is intended for application in a hot water central heating system has an input rate of less than 88 kW (300 000 Btu/h) and is not equipped with tankless domestic water heating coils.

Compliance date

Manufactured on or after September 1, 2012

Testing standard

ASHRAE 103-2007

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 standard

Residential boiler energy performance standard
Produce type Prescriptive requirements
Electric hot water Automatic means for adjusting water temperature

Energy efficiency report requirements

  • name of product
  • brand name
  • model number
  • manufacturer
  • the name of the certification body or province whose verification mark will be on the product or its package
  • input rate, in kW
  • type of automatic water temperature adjustment device the product uses

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.