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Energy Efficiency Regulations

Technical Requirements for Energy-Using Products

**See Amendment 10 bulletin (published December 24, 2008) for updates regarding this product**

Freezers

Product Class Type Maximum Annual Energy Consumption
July 1, 2001 (kWh/year)

Upright freezers with manual defrost 8 0.27 AV + 258.3
Upright freezers with automatic defrost 9 0.44 AV + 326.1
Chest freezers and all other freezers 10 0.35 AV + 143.7
Chest freezers with an automatic defrost system 10A 0.52 AV + 211.5
     
Product Class
Compact:
  (kWh/year)
Compact upright freezers with manual defrost 16 0.35 AV + 250.8
Compact upright freezers with automatic defrost 17 0.40 AV + 391.0
Compact chest and all other compact freezers 18 0.37 AV + 152.0

Compact = Refrigerated volume < 218.6 L (7.75 cu.ft.) and overall height < 90 cm (36 in.)

Where AV = Adjusted volume of the freezer in litres = 1.73 Vfreezer


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

  • type of product (freezer);
  • brand name;
  • model number;
  • manufacturer;
  • name of the organization or province that carried out the freezer verification and authorized the verification mark that will be affixed to the freezer;
  • annual energy consumption in kWh;
  • type of freezer, using one of type 8 to 10 or 16 to 18 as described in above table;
  • total refrigerated volume;
  • adjusted volume; and
  • freezing capacity in kilograms of ice per 24 hours.

APPLIES TO
household freezers that have a capacity of not more than 850 litres (30 cubic feet).

TEST STANDARD
CAN/CSA-C300-08

COMPLIANCE DATE
(February 3, 1995) July 1, 2001 and December 31, 2005 (Type 10A)

ENERGUIDE LABEL

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Unchecked box not required

ENERGUIDE DIRECTORY

List of models available

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