Caneta staff have conducted numerous technical and market analysis studies for the Office of Energy Efficiency of Natural Resources Canada.  Equipment categories have included:

  • HVAC equipment
  • Commercial refrigeration equipment
  • Consumer electronic equipment
  • Lighting products

These projects typically include the following tasks:

  • Discussion of product classifications
  • Review of both voluntary and mandatory North America regulations and standards
  • Review of relevant test standards
  • Detailed market analysis, including available models, shipments, installed stock, market trends and distribution channels
  • Benchmark analysis (typically involving building modelling)
  • Discussion of peak demand and annual energy use savings
  • Estimation of capital, maintenance and operational costs
  • Calculation of payback periods
  • Investigation of expected lifetime and maintenance schedule
  • Development of stakeholder database
  • Stakeholder consultation


Technical and Market Analysis Studies for NRCan