Energy Efficiency Program for Consumer Products: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Petition for Exemption From Federal Preemption of Massachusetts' Energy Efficiency Standard for Residential Non-Weatherized Gas Furnaces
This notice announces the availability of materials related to a petition filed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts seeking an exemption from Federal preemption of certain energy efficiency standards. It also provides an opportunity for rebuttal to those comments that have already been received by the Department of Energy (DOE) in response to this petition.
Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Decision and Order Granting a Waiver to Haier From the Department of Energy Residential Refrigerator and Refrigerator-Freezer Test Procedure
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of the decision and order (Case No. RF-013) that grants to Haier Group and Haier America Trading, L.L.C. (Haier) a waiver from the DOE electric refrigerator and refrigerator-freezer test procedure for certain basic models containing relative humidity sensors and adaptive control anti- sweat heaters. Under today's decision and order, Haier shall be required to test and rate its refrigerator-freezers with adaptive control anti-sweat heaters using an alternate test procedure that takes this technology into account when measuring energy consumption.