U.S. and Canada Energy Efficiency Alignment

Issue Overview

Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) Office of Energy Efficiency has issued a proposal to align Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations for 17 product categories – including Commercial Refrigeration and Walk-In Coolers/Freezers – with new United States energy efficiency standards that go into effect in March and June 2017. Should the proposal be implemented, NRCan would align its regulations and compliance dates with the U.S. as follows: