Regulations Amending the Energy Efficiency Regulations, 2016 (Amendment 15): SOR/2019-164

June 17, 2019


SOR/2019-164 June 3, 2019


P.C. 2019-598 May 31, 2019

Editor’s note (FARROW): Natural Resources Canada has announced further changes to the Energy Efficiency Regulations. We have listed below the product categories impacted by this Amendment but it is recommended that clients review the entire notice, which can be found at this URL:

A) Introduce MEPS, testing standards, and verification and reporting requirements for seven new product categories

  • Electric furnaces
  • Commercial gas boilers
  • Household and commercial gas-fired instantaneous water heaters
  • Commercial oil-fired boilers
  • Commercial electric water heaters
  • Commercial gas-fired storage water heaters
  • Commercial oil-fired water heaters

B) Introduce more stringent MEPS and update testing for four currently regulated product categories

  • Household gas boilers
  • Gas fireplaces
  • Gas furnaces
  • Household oil-fired boilers

C) Introduce verification requirements, reporting requirements and testing standards for one new product category

  • Heat-recovery ventilators and energy-recovery ventilators


Jamie Hulan
Director, Equipment Division
Office of Energy Efficiency
Natural Resources Canada
930 Carling Avenue, Building 3, 1st Floor
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0Y3
Telephone: 613 996 4359
Fax: 613 947 5286

Questions? Please contact Natural Resources Canada as indicated above, your Farrow Group representative or complete our online form.

Source: Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 153, Number 12, Natural Resources Canada


Questions? Please contact your Farrow representative or complete our online form.

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