This is the second edition of CSA C814, Energy performance of ceiling fans. It supersedes the previous edition, published in 1996.
This Standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This Standard specifies energy performance and marking requirements for suspended and hugger ceiling fans intended to be connected to supply circuits not exceeding 250 V for use in residential and industrial/commercial applications.
This Standard does not cover decorative fans.
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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.