SCC accredits MET Laboratories for Canadian energy efficiency program
(UPDATED October 5, 2012) September 26, 2012 - Testing and certification organization MET Laboratories has been accredited by Standards Council of Canada (SCC) as a Certification Body (CB) for Natural Resource Canada’s (NRCan) Energy Efficiency Regulations. This establishes MET as an independent third party eligible to certify products to NRCan energy efficiency requirements.
By Anthony Capkun
Regulated energy-using products imported into Canada or shipped between provinces must bear an energy efficiency verification mark from a certification body accredited for energy efficiency verification by SCC.
“We are thrilled to add this to our energy efficiency testing and certification capabilities,” said MET president Rob Frier. “The accreditation serves as a strong complement to our Energy Star CB and Test Lab recognition…”
The SCC accreditation for NRCan covers a range of products, including: televisions, external power supplies, video products, refrigerated vending machines, digital TV adapters and compact audio products.