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CSA C657

Energy performance standard for commercial refrigeration equipment

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Organization: CSA
Publication Date: 1 January 2015
Status: active
Page Count: 48
ICS Code (Commercial refrigerating appliances): 97.130.20
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This Standard specifies methods for measuring the volume, energy consumption, and total display area (TDA) of electrically operated commercial refrigeration equipment.

This Standard applies to commercial refrigerator, refrigerator-freezer, and freezer cabinets and merchandisers that are intended for displaying, storing, or holding food products including canned and bottled beverages, ice intended for human consumption, and other perishable merchandise (e.g., cut flowers).

This Standard applies to

a) both permanently connected and cord-connected equipment;

b) cabinets equipped with or designed to work with electrically driven system;

c) refrigeration equipment designed for storage temperatures either above or below freezing temperatures, or both in separate compartments;

d) open and closed cabinets of self-contained and remote type;

e) commercial refrigerated storage cabinets; and

Note: Example of products include

a) reach-in cabinets;

b) roll-in or roll-through cabinets;

c) pass-through cabinets;

d) reach-in wine coolers;

e) fish or poultry files;

f) ice cream cabinets;

g) milk or beverage cabinets;

h) meat cases;

i) cheese cases;

j) worktop tables;

k) undercounter cabinets;

l) chef base or griddle stand; and

m) cabinets with drawers.

f) closed refrigerated cabinets, regardless of the material used for the door(s) of such cabinets, provided that the closed cabinets are designed for holding and storing.

This Standard does not apply to

a) walk-in refrigerators and freezers, water coolers, refrigerated vending machines, or ice-making machines;

b) soft serve, slush, and shake-dispensing freezers and extruders;

c) refrigerators, freezers, or combinations thereof designed for residential or consumer household use;

d) refrigerated cabinets designed to form the front wall of a refrigerated storage room where the air space of the cabinet is not separated from the air space of the storage room;

e) mitred transitional cabinet fillers used as corner sections between two refrigerated cabinets of identical cross-sections;

f) refrigeration products for use in recreational vehicles and other mobile equipment;

g) laboratory-grade refrigerators and freezers;

h) preparation table;

i) salad bars and buffet tables; and

j) refrigerated vending carts.

The values given in SI units are the units of record for the purposes of this Standard. The values given in parentheses are for information and comparison only.

In this Standard, "shall" is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; "should" is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and "may" is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.

Document History

CSA C657
January 1, 2015
Energy performance standard for commercial refrigeration equipment
This Standard specifies methods for measuring the volume, energy consumption, and total display area (TDA) of electrically operated commercial refrigeration equipment. This Standard applies to...
January 1, 2015
Energy performance standard for commercial refrigeration equipment
This Standard specifies methods for measuring the volume, energy consumption, and total display area (TDA) of electrically operated commercial refrigeration equipment. This Standard applies to...
January 1, 2015
Energy performance standard for commercial refrigeration equipment
This Standard specifies methods for measuring the volume, energy consumption, and total display area (TDA) of electrically operated commercial refrigeration equipment. This Standard applies to...
August 1, 2012
Energy performance standard for refrigerated display cabinets (merchandisers)
This Standard provides definitions, classifications, and a method for determining calculated daily energy consumption (CDEC) values and specifies minimum energy efficiency requirements for...
August 1, 2012
Energy performance standard for refrigerated display cabinets (merchandisers)
This Standard provides definitions, classifications, and a method for determining calculated daily energy consumption (CDEC) values and specifies minimum energy efficiency requirements for...
January 1, 2004
Energy Performance Standard for Refrigerated Display Cabinets (Merchandisers)
This Standard provides definitions, classifications, and a method for determining specific daily energy consumption (SDEC) values and states minimum energy efficiency requirements for refrigerated...
January 1, 2004
Energy Performance Standard for Refrigerated Display Cabinets (Merchandisers)
This Standard provides definitions, classifications, and a method for determining specific daily energy consumption (SDEC) values and states minimum energy efficiency requirements for refrigerated...
January 1, 1995
Energy Performance Standard for Commercial Refrigerated Display Cabinets and Merchandisers
This Standard gives definitions, classifications, and a method for determining specific energy consumption for self-contained and remotely located refrigerated display cabinets. This Standard...

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