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Energy Efficiency Regulations

Technical Requirements for Energy-Using Products

Clothes dryers

PRODUCT CLASS
MINIMUM EF
May 1, 1995
  (kg/kWh) (lb/kWh)
Standard clothes dryer
( ≥ 125-litre capacity)
1.36 3.01
  December 31, 1998
Compact clothes dryer
(< 125-litre capacity)
   
120 V 1.42 3.13
240 V 1.31 2.90
Where EF = Energy Factor

Requirements for the energy efficiency report, as listed in Schedule IV of the Regulations

  • type of product (clothes dryer);
  • brand name;
  • model number;
  • manufacturer;
  • name of the organization or province that carried out the clothes dryer verification and authorized the verification mark that will be affixed to the clothes dryer;
  • annual energy consumption in kWh (based on 416 cycles per year);
  • energy factor in kg/kWh;
  • test group (size category: compact or standard);
  • nominal voltage;
  • volume of drum in litres; and
  • type of drying control (i.e., timed, auto-temperature or auto-moisture).

APPLIES TO
standard and compact electrically
operated and electrically heated
household tumble-type clothes dryers

TEST STANDARD
CAN/CSA-C361-92

COMPLIANCE DATE
May 1, 1995, for standard clothes dryers
December 31, 1998, for compact clothes dryers

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