Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy January 10, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Decision and Order Granting a Waiver to Samsung From the Department of Energy Residential Refrigerator and Refrigerator-Freezer Test Procedures
Document Number: 2012-216
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-01-10
Agency: Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of the decision and order (Case Nos. RF-018, RF-019) that grants to Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (Samsung) a waiver from the DOE electric refrigerator and refrigerator-freezer test procedures for the basic models set forth in its petitions for waiver in Cases RF-018 and RF- 019. Under today's decision and order, Samsung shall be required to test and rate these refrigerator-freezers using an alternate test procedure that takes their multiple defrost cycles into account when measuring energy consumption.