Final Rule for Residential Clothes Dryers Test Procedures

August 14th 2013

On August 14, 2013 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Federal Register notice of final rule regarding test procedures for residential clothes dryers. The effective date of this rule is September 13, 2013. Compliance with the amended test procedure in appendix D for the purposes of compliance with current energy conservation standards, as well as representations, is required beginning February 10, 2014 until January 1, 2015. Compliance with the amended test procedure in appendix D1 for the purpose of compliance with the January 1, 2015 energy conservation standards, as well as representations, is required beginning January 1, 2015.