Electric Boilers

Energy Efficiency Regulations

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

Regulatory name
Electric boiler

Test standards
ASHRAE 103-2007

Compliance date
September 1, 2012

EnerGuide label
Not required

EnerGuide directory
Not available

Energy efficiency standard

Residential Boiler Energy Performance Standard
Boiler Type September 1, 2012
Prescriptive Requirements
Electric hot water Automatic means for adjusting water temperature

Reporting Requirements as listed in Schedule IV of the Regulations

  • type of product
  • brand name
  • model number
  • manufacturer
  • name of the certification body that carried out the verification and authorized the verification mark that will appear on the product
  • input rate, in kW
  • type of automatic water temperature adjustment device the product uses