The Canadian Energy Efficiency Regulations 2016 (SOR/2016-311) provide obligations to a list of electrical and electronic products.
Specifically, energy-using products include:
Firstly, for each type of product, the NRCan provides, in the Regulations documents and online:
Secondly, Unless exempted, this report should be sent via email, fax, or post to NRCan if the article in question is not already in their database.
In particular, the reporting document must include:
Thirdly, the EnerGuide label displays, in kilowatt-hours (kWh), the estimated energy consumption of the appliance per year. For instance:
Next, if a dealer is importing a regulated product, they must include the details below on the customs release document submitted to the CBSA:
Finally. the verification mark shows that:
Importantly, this label must be visible and present before the dealer sells or ships goods. It is obligatory for all energy-using products.
Undoubtedly, SOR/2016-311 Canadian regulations applicable to electronic devices. However, other federal environmental obligations apply to businesses. For example, they are the:
Clearly, these laws impact the import and manufacture of chemicals.
Additionally, provincial and territorial procedures or policies may apply to appliances. Therefore, they may complement the federal obligations.
Unquestionably, Canada is not the only jurisdiction implementing energy-related rules on devices. Indeed, they are arising worldwide. For example, there are:
Le règlement canadien de 2016 sur l’efficacité énergétique (DORS/2016-311) fournit des exigences d’efficacité énergétique et de marquage pour plusieurs catégories de produits dont: