UL 7005:2017-06 Sustainability Standard for Household Clothes Drying Appliances.
1.1 UL 7005 covers clothes drying appliances for households included within the scope of the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) minimum energy performance requirements. This includes the following product categories:
a) electric clothes dryers: and
b) gas clothes dryers.
NOTE: Presently gas dryers are not a regulated product in Canada for energy efficiency. 1 .2 The clothes dryers covered by this definition include:
a) vented gas;
NOTE: Presently gas dryers are not regulated product in Canada for energy efficiency.
b) ventless or vented electric (standard), 124.6 L (4.4 ft3) or greater capacity;
c) ventless or vented electric, compact (120 V) (less than 124.6 L (4.4 It3) capacity);
d) vented electric, compact (240 V) (less than 124.6 L (4.4 It3) capacity): and
e) vented electric, compact (240 V) (less than 124.6 L (4.4 It3) capacity).
1.3 This Standard excludes water-cooled electric ventless clothes dryers.
2.1 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.
3.1 Normative references
3.1.1 Where reference is made to any Standards, such reference shall be considered to refer to the latest editions and revisions thereto available at the time of printing, unless otherwise specified.
AHAM (Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers)
Performance Evaluation Procedures for Household Tumble Type Clothes Diyers
Canadian Competition Bureau
Competition Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-34
Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-38
COP (Carbon Disclosure Project)
Supply Chain Program
Energy performance and drum volume of household electric clothes dryers NOTE: The current Canadian
Energy Efficiency regulations refer to CAN/CSA-C36 1-92. This reference is expected to be updated in the
Environmental management systems — Requirements with guidance for use
Environmental claims: A guide for industry and advertisers
DEFRA (UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Reducing the environmental impact of clothes cleaning. December 2009
European Parliament and the Council of the European Union
Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (cited as Directive
Ecodesign of Laundry Dryers: Preparatory studies for Ecodesign requirements of Energy-using-Products (EuP) — Lot 16, December 2008.UL 7005 pdf download.