Environment and Climate Change

Contact: tara.leitan@csagroup.org
Origin: CSA
Close date: Apr 13, 2017
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Scope

1.1 This Standard covers clothes drying appliances for households included within the scope of the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) minimum energy performance requirements. This includes the following product categories:

a) electric clothes dryers; and

b) gas clothes dryers.

NOTE: Presently gas dryers are not a regulated product in Canada for energy efficiency.

1.2 The clothes dryers covered by this definition include:

a)     vented gas;

NOTE: Presently gas dryers are not regulated product in Canada for energy efficiency.

b)     ventless or vented electric (standard), 124.6 L (4.4 ft3) or greater capacity;

c)     ventless or vented electric, compact (120 V) (less than 124.6 L (4.4 ft3) capacity);

d)     vented electric, compact (240 V) (less than 124.6 L (4.4 ft3) capacity); and

e)     vented electric, compact (240 V) (less than 124.6 L (4.4 ft3) capacity).

1.3 This Standard excludes water-cooled electric ventless clothes dryers.