Natural Resources Canada tightened energy performance standards for seven products and introduced them for five others October 12. New standards were set for compact audio products, televisions and television combination units, and video products; external power supplies; digital television adaptors; electrical boilers; and single-package vertical air conditioners and heat pumps. Standards were enhanced for electric motors, residential gas boilers, residential oil boilers, dry-type transformers, large air conditioners and heat pumps, commercial self-contained refrigerators, and general service incandescent reflector pumps.