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Publication of Regulations amending Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations


November 2011

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Amendment 12 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations (the Regulations) was published on November 9, 2011 in the Canada Gazette, Part II and comes into force on December 31, 2011. For general contact information, please refer to Canada Gazette or to the PDF SOR/DORS-2011-228.

The amendment delays the effective date for the minimum energy efficiency performance standard for general service incandescent lamps (light bulbs) by two years. The standards for 100 and 75 watt light bulbs will apply as of January 1, 2014 and for 60 and 40 watt light bulbs on December 31, 2014.

This amendment was pre-published on April 16, 2011 in the Canada Gazette, Part I.

For additional information on the Regulations, consult the Guide to the Regulations.