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Prepare your HVAC/R equipment for market with testing and certification from one of the most trusted names in the business

Did You Know?

  • Testing is showing more and more that eco-friendly HVAC units perform better mechanically and last longer than older traditional models.
  • Sustainable buildings are becoming less costly to maintain, which is expected to lead to an increased demand for energy efficient certified equipment.

The demands placed on heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) systems are constant and strenuous. Customers expect their HVAC/R equipment to run safely, reliably, and efficiently for many years beyond purchase and with minimal maintenance. Brand perception and reliability are crucial factors in the purchasing decision, and customers are actively searching for assurance that they are making the right decision.

CSA Group plays a part in delivering that assurance by conducting the testing and certification needed to meet market requirements—and providing a mark that customers equate with quality. Through our multiple testing laboratories located around the world, we can offer extensive services including certification for North American markets, certification for global markets, and functional safety evaluations. In fact, we are one of the largest certifiers of gas controls for U.S. and Canadian markets as well as a leading provider of testing to the IEC
60730 safety standard for household appliances. In addition, as the world becomes more connected and HVAC/R systems become part of the “smart home” ecosystem, cybersecurity becomes more important. We can provide thorough cybersecurity testing for added peace-of-mind.

Top reasons to trust CSA Group for your HVAC/R equipment testing and certification:

  1. Energy leadership: CSA Group has earned recognition from the U.S. EPA as an ENERGY STAR Testing Facility and Certification Body who can help you to qualify for the EPA ENERGY STAR® Program
  2. Unmatched expertise: The depth of our industry experience makes us the ideal partner to help you find the right standards solutions for your HVAC/R equipment
  3. Quick, efficient service: We know how important it is to get your
    equipment to new markets quickly—so we make the process as
    streamlined and efficient as possible
  4. Top responsiveness: CSA Group is committed to being prompter and more responsive than our competitors, and to simplifying the process each step of the way
  5. Breadth of services: The key certification programs we offer include CSA Mark for USA/Canada, CB Scheme, Energy Efficiency Verification (EEV), and ENERGYSTAR®. In addition, we can conduct private testing for R&D development projects and evaluations for added safety and security such as functional safety and cybersecurity. We are accredited by organizations such as SCC, ANSI and OSHA.

Products Certified

Providing testing, certification, and standards for a wide range of HVAC/R equipment

The demands placed on HVAC/R equipment are strenuous. Trust the experts who deliver high-quality testing certifications, helping you go to market with confidence.

Furnaces

Make sure your furnaces have the testing and certification that CSA Group conducts, giving you access to more projects and markets worldwide.

Air Conditioners

Trust CSA Group’s expertise to find the right standards solutions that prepare your air conditioners for efficient, effective usage in wide-ranging projects.

Fans and Ventilation Equipment

Using our breadth of services and solutions, we’ll test and certify* your ventilation products, readying them for new markets in the simplest, most efficient way possible.

Heat Pumps

When your heat pumps earn the CSA Group mark, customers in markets all over the world know it’s tested, certified, and a safe and reliable product.

Refrigeration

CSA Group offers the highly specialized testing, inspection, and certification to ensure that your refrigeration equipment meets the requirements of global markets.

Shop Standards

Get the right standards for your HVAC/R equipment to gain local market access.

CSA Group is one of the largest certifiers of gas-fueled appliances and equipment. We have extensive experience in developing standards for a wide range of HVAC/R components for local markets worldwide. Many of those standards are harmonized with other standards development organizations to encourage wider adoption. The key standards we test against include CSA, IEC, EEV, UL, and ENERGYSTAR®.

Services

We test, inspect, and certify* your equipment for safety, compliance, and market access

Testing

CSA Group’s testing services help businesses transform brilliant innovations into quality products that meet critical safety requirements.

Certification

CSA Group certifications enable business to break into new markets, launch innovative new products, and boost customer confidence through the trusted CSA mark.

Field Evaluation

Demonstrate your commitment to product safety - even when certification is not a viable option - with a one-time quick and efficient field evaluation.

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