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Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

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What is NRCan?

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is Canada’s regulatory authority that sets standards for energy efficiency in industrial and consumer products. It has established requirements for more than 50 separate categories of energy-using products manufactured, imported or sold in Canada. Suppliers of these products are required to prove their products comply with relevant regulations by having an independent certification body test their product against such standards.

Why is NRCan compliance important?

Many energy-using products intended for sale or exportation to Canada must comply with NRCan energy efficiency levels. Failure to comply with the regulations enforced by NRCan is illegal.

TÜV SÜD supports your NRCan compliance

TÜV SÜD is a highly experienced global provider of product testing and certification services and is an NRCan accredited certification body. Our Energy Efficiency Verification services support the efforts of manufacturers, importers and retailers to achieve compliance with NRCan requirements.

TÜV SÜD’s global Energy Efficiency Centres of Excellence are equipped to test and certify energy-using products to worldwide energy efficiency requirements and standards (including the United States’ ENERGY STAR), making us a single source for testing and certification services.

TÜV SÜD services for fast, efficient NRCan compliance

TÜV SÜD offers a comprehensive suite of testing, certification and advisory services on the regulations, standards and voluntary energy efficiency and performance programs applicable to all types of energy-using products. TÜV SÜD’s testing and certification services for energy-using products include:

  • Testing – TÜV SÜD holds accreditation from the Standards Council of Canada to certify energy-using products to NRCan energy efficiency requirements
  • Documentation – we can review the content of your product documentation and advise of any changes necessary to ensure compliance with the NRCan requirements
  • Regulations – TÜV SÜD technical experts keep up to date on regulations, standards and programmes applicable to energy-using products worldwide, and participate in a number of key industry groups and trade organisations
  • Other requirements – we can offer support in complying with the requirements of other regulations and standards applicable to energy-using products

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