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.
Clothes dryer, a household tumble-type clothes dryer that is electrically operated.
Manufactured on or after January 1, 2015
Compliant product models
Clothes dryers as listed on NRCan’s searchable database
EnerGuide label required
CAN/CSA-C361-12 or 10 C.F.R Appendix D2
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
|Product type||Minimum combined energy factor|
|Conventional standard electric||1.69||3.73|
|Conventional compact electric 120 V||1.64||3.61|
|Conventional compact electric 240||1.48||3.27|
|Ventless compact electric 240 V||1.16||2.55|
|Ventless combination washer-dryer electric||0.94||2.08|
|V = volts
kg/kWh = kilograms per kilowatt-hours
lb/kWh = pounds per kilowatt-hours
Energy efficiency report requirements
- name of product
- brand name
- model number
- the name of the certification body or province whose verification mark will be on the product or its package
- annual energy consumption in
- energy factor in kg/kWh
- size category: compact or standard
- nominal voltage
- type of drying control - timed, auto-temperature or auto-moisture
- capacity, in L, of clothes dryer’s drum
- combined energy factor in kg/kWh
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.