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ENERGY STAR: Canada

ENERGY STAR: Canada logo

The ENERGY STAR logo identifies the most energy efficient equipment for a variety of types of products to guide consumers when they are making purchases. There is a certification logo and also a bilingual promotional logo.

Learn more: ENERGY STAR: Canada websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with ENERGY STAR: Canada's standard is verified by it varies depending on the standard.

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Applicants are certified against the ecolabels’s criteria before using the label

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

Natural Resources Canada - Office of Energy Efficiency

Member of

None

Type

Government

Also manages

EnerGuide Rating System (New Homes), and EnerGuide for Appliances


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Ecolabel details | What are the characteristics of the standard(s) related to this ecolabel?

  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

  • Compliance type (pass / fail / tiered)
  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2001

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Appliances Electronics Energy Health care services & equipment Machinery & Equipment Other

Other categories: Product categories are: household appliances, consumer electronics, office equipment, lighting, heating/cooling/ventilation equipment, fenestration, water heaters, commercial kitchen equipment.


Where this ecolabel is found
Canada



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Last updated: 26 May 2016